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1AIAA Technical Activities Committee Director/Deputy Director Training Kathleen AtkinsDirector, Aerospace Design & Structures3 January 2011
2Who are the Institute’s members? AIAA organization OutlineGoals and ObjectivesWhat is the AIAA?Who are the Institute’s members?AIAA organizationVolunteersPaid StaffDirector/Deputy Roles and ResponsibilitiesKey Issues you should understandHelpful resourcesPrograms and AssistanceSummary
3Director/Deputy Training: Goals & Objectives To develop the skills required to effectively lead a TAC Directorate.To learn about the resources and materials available at AIAA.To gain new ideas on how to energize your Directorate’s activities.To network with fellow TAC leaders.
4What is the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)?
5Aeronautical Sciences OriginsInstitute of Aeronautical SciencesAmerican Interplanetary SocietyAmerican RocketSociety – Founded 1930Institute of theAeronautical SciencesFounded 1932FormedAIAA in 1963
6AIAA Tagline, Mission, Vision and Core Values AIAA Tagline The World’s Forum for Aerospace Leadership AIAA Mission To address the professional needs and interests of the past, current, and future aerospace workforce, and To advance the state of aerospace science, engineering, technology, operations, and policy to benefit our global society. AIAA Vision To be the shaping, dynamic force in the aerospace profession - the forum for innovation, technical excellence, and global leadership. Our Core Values Excellence Community Leadership Knowledge IntegrityOur Core ValuesExcellence We expect nothing less than perfection in all we do. The critical consequences of our work and the impact to society at large drive our passion for overcoming risk. Community We bring together a diverse community to collaborate and share information and insights among pioneers, practitioners, future generations, staff and partners to enable personal, professional, and business growth. Leadership We lead the global aerospace community into the future with visionary inspiration and the talent of our membership. Knowledge Our profession requires lifelong learning, and knowledge that is wide and deep. We must inspire future generations to continue the quest for broad and profound understanding. Integrity We conduct all activities honestly, truthfully, and ethically. We treat everyone with dignity and respect.
7Non-profit under IRS Code 501 c(3) AIAA Corporate StatusNon-profit under IRS Code 501 c(3)Formed for Educational or Scientific PurposesLimited Lobbying PermittedNon-profit Postal RatesNo Corporate Income TaxNotes:AIAA is a non-profit corporation, incorporated in the state of New York. We qualify as a non-profit under IRS code 501 c(3), which covers educational and scientific organizations. We are allowed to conduct only limited amounts of lobbying (5% of revenue), but since our primary purpose is the archiving and distribution of scientific knowledge, we usually don’t come close to the limit.We are able to take advantage of non-profit postal rates, an important savings on mailing the magazine. We do not pay Federal or State Corporate Income Tax, but we do pay most other taxes including Real Estate, personal property, sales taxes, employer social security taxes, etc. Contributions to AIAA or the Foundation for which the individual does not receive a direct benefit do qualify as tax deductible, depending on the individuals situation.
8Professional Members (FY2002 & FY2010 dues increase years) Ended FY08 with 29,499 professional members18% are international6% are female*17% are age 35 & under21% are new to AIAA.*increase from previous year37% from direct mail, sections, and other targeted outreaches, 29% conference registrations, 11% student upgrades, 21% web, 2% from Professional Development coursesSection Officers can assist by reporting to AIAA Staff reasons that their Section members are not renewing and the names of persons who might be interested in becoming involved in the new areas.Retention rate - 78%. Retention of those that receive a complimentary membership from conferences is very low. Student to Professional Upgrade retention is improving. Association Average is around 80%
14Members by Grade 3 elected to Hon. Fellow Grade Activity for FY103 elected to Hon. Fellow Grade30 elected to Fellow Grade195 elected to Assoc. Fellow Grade56 upgraded to Sr. Member448 upgraded from student to professional1176 are Emeritus members144 became lifetime members(total of 1242 lifetime members)Total Members – 28,13115% of the members are YPsThis slide shows the distribution of the membership according to Membership grade. Associate Fellow, Fellow and Honorary Fellow are member levels of distinction and are achieved by a thorough review and selection process conducted by AIAA peers.
18Primary Professional Interest of Members 7 primary technical areas (or directorates)100 professional interests within the 7 areasMembers select primary, secondary and tertiary interestsProfessional interests are used to segment members into information groups
29Board of DirectorsPRESIDENTMark LewisPRESIDENT-ElectBrian DaileyPAST PRESIDENTDavid ThompsonVP - PUBLICATIONMichael BraggVP - INTERNATIONALMark MauriceVP - FINANCEA. Tom SmithVP – TECHNICAL ACTIVITIESLaura McGillVP - MEMBER SVCSMary SnitchVP - PUBLIC POLICYCarol CashVP - EDUCATIONNeal BarlowVP - STANDARDSWilson FelderVP Elect – TECHNICAL ACTIVITIESBasil HassanVP Elect - MEMBER SVCSMerri Sanchez(TAC)DIRECTOR- TECHNICAL, Aerospace SciencesDavid RileyDIRECTOR- TECHNICAL, Aircraft & Atmospheric SystemsNeal PfeifferDIRECTOR-TECHNICAL, Engineering & Technology MgmtAllen ArringtonDIRECTOR- TECHNICAL, Information SystemsJim NeidhoeferDIRECTOR- TECHNICAL, Propulsion & EnergyAshwani GuptaDIRECTOR- TECHNICAL, Space and MissilesTrevor SorensenDIRECTOR- TECHNICAL, Aerospace Design & StructuresKathleen Atkins(RSAC)DIRECTOR - REGION 1Jonathan MalayDIRECTOR - REGION 2G. Alan LowreyDIRECTOR - REGION 3Sivaram GogineniDIRECTOR - REGION 4James WalkerDIRECTOR - REGION 5Laura RichardDIRECTOR - REGION 6Bruce WilsonDIRECTOR - REGION 7Juergen QuestDIRECTOR-AT-LARGEBonnie DunbarDIRECTOR - INT’LTakashi IidaDIRECTOR-AT-LARGERobert LindbergDIRECTOR - INT’LSusan YingDIRECTOR-AT-LARGEGeorge LesieutreDIRECTOR - INT’LShamim RahmanThe AIAA President position is a one-year term. VPs and Directors all have voting privileges. VP-Elect is on the BOD for one year and does not have voting privileges.(The Vice President-Member Service is elected first as a VP-Elect for one year and as VP for 3 years.The TAC and Regional Director term is 3-years , Regional Directors can be re-elected for another 3 year term.)Nominations are due to AIAA Hdqrs by the middle of July. These nominations are then reviewed by the National Nominating Committee in August. The Region Activities Committee (RAC) are to appoint a regional representative to this committee. This should be done at the Fall RAC meetings so that the VP-Member Services and Regional Director can approve the entire list during the RSAC meeting in January.(AIAA STAFF)EXECUTIVE DIRECTORRobert DickmanYP LIAISONDarin HaudrichDPTY EXEC DIRECTORKlaus DannenbergSTUDENT LIAISONDustin WoodSECRETARY/TREASURERDavid Quackenbush
30AIAA Board of Director Elections Be active in selecting your Institute’s leadersNormally less than 15% voter turnout, ~4500 membersCan vote online or via snail mailCandidate statement and ballots will be mailed in early February 2011Ballots are due back to AIAA in early April 2011TAC positions on the next ballot –Director, Space & Missiles GroupDirector, Aircraft & Atmospheric SystemsDirector, Engineering & Technology Management3030
31AIAA Standing Committees Finance CommitteeAcademic Affairs CommitteeMembership CommitteeCorporate Member CommitteeInstitute Development CommitteePublications CommitteeInternational Activities CommitteeAudit CommitteeYoung Professionals CommitteeTechnical Activities CommitteeHonors and Awards CommitteeSTEM K-12 Outreach CommitteeEducational Activities CommitteePublic Policy CommitteeStandards Executive CouncilCareer and Workforce Development CommitteeAerospace America Steering CommitteeRegion and Section Activities CommitteeProfessional Member Education CommitteeStudent Activities CommitteeEmerging Technologies Committee3131
32Technical Activities Committee (TAC) Chaired by VP Technical ActivitiesManages the activities of the TCs and PCsOrganization of ~30 technical conferences and workshops a yearRecognizing technical excellence via AwardsSponsoring short coursesDeveloping standards and position papersTAC’s products and services, which reach over half of AIAA’s members, generates most of the financial net used to fund activities for our Institute’s members3232
34Region & Section Activities Committee (RSAC) AIAA Board of DirectorsVice President–Member ServicesRegion DirectorsVice President–Member ServicesRegion Directors, Deputies, LiaisonsRegion & Section Activities (RSAC)Region DirectorRegion Deputy DirectorsSection RAC RepresentativesRegion Activities CommitteeRSAC is the acronym for the Region And Section Activities Committee.The VP_Member Services serves as Chair of the RSAC and advises the Board on policy matters pertaining to Regions, Sections, Member Services, Career Enhancement, Young Professionals activities of the Institute....and coordinates plans for the continued growth and welfare of the Sections and the members.Starting from the bottom- the Sections circle: Sections gather information about events, successes/lessons learned, local issues, or concerns. The Section Chair or RAC Rep brings this information to the quarterly RAC meetings (2nd circle). There, the Regional Director, Deputy Directors, and Section reps within the Region discuss their reports. The Regional Directors present this information at the RSAC meeting (held Jan, May and Aug). If any of these items need to be presented to the AIAA President and other Board members, the VP-Member Services will discuss this during the BOD meeting (also held in Jan, May and Aug).This is a 2-way flow of communicationSection RAC RepresentativesSection
35Chair appointed by VP Member Services Membership CommitteeChair appointed by VP Member ServicesDevelops and recommends policies and procedures concerning membership grades applications, recruitment and retentionConsists of Regional Deputy Directors, liaisons from standing committees, and members at largeEvery two years forms ad hoc committee to review duesThe Membership Committee Chair is appointed by the Vice President Member Services.The Committee consists of Regional Deputy Directors, Liaisons from other Standing Committees, and Members At Large.The Membership Committee meets face-to-face one or two times a year and has two or three teleconferences each year. Usually meet in conjunction with a major conference and board of directors meetings (usually January and August.)Every two years the Committee forms an Ad Hoc Committee to review the dues. This Committee consists of two members from the Membership Committee and two members from the Finance Committee.Chair Tom Milnes
36Honors and Awards Committee (HAC) Chair appointed by AIAA PresidentDevelops and recommends to the Board of Directors policies and procedures relating to matters concerning the establishment and presenting of honors and awards.Identifies those practitioners in the arts and sciences who have made notable and significant contributions, and honors in public ceremony those so identified with symbols of acclaim and esteem.Responsible for over 80 separate AIAA awards.click on Inside AIAA, Honors and Awards
37Publications Committee Chaired by VP PublicationsDevelops and recommends publication policies, practices & information servicesMembers appointed by President, recommended by VP PublicationsTechnical Committee Chairs & Editors-in-Chief (EiC) are ex-officio membersWorks with editors to improve quality and viability of archival publicationsSeven subcommittees (Publications Executive, Planning & Review, Ethical Standards, Books, Awards, Journals, and Journals EiC); formed by VP and chairs selected by VP from committeePrimary products6 online & print journals, 1 online only journalAIAA Education Series textbooksProgress in Astronautics & Aeronautics (monographs or edited collections)Library of Flight (general - interest books)Publications Committee Scope: Develops and recommends publication policies and practices and information services; works with journal and book Editors-in-Chief to constantly improve both the quality and the viability of AIAA archival publications.The Editors-in-Chief are recommended by the VP–Publications, ratified by the Board of Directors, and appointed by the AIAA President.• Subcommittee Structure:1. Executive Committee — Charter: Review subcommittee concerns and upcoming Publications Committee business prior to meetings of the full Committee. Members: Bragg (Chair), Anderson, Crosbie, Pines, Daily, Oberkampf, Mendenhall Staff Liaison: Williams 2. Publications Planning and Review (PPR) — Draft Charter: Develop and recommend new initiatives for publications and publication services; support, VP and Board of Directors strategic planning process and initiatives; conduct major reviews of the mission and quality of each journal and book series in collaboration with Journal and Book subcommittees as appropriate. Members: Pines (Chair), Daily, Dolling, Hui, Oberkampf, Oran, Rao, Rudy, Schroeder, Walters, B. Williams Staff Liaison: Williams 3. Publication Ethical Standards (PES) — Charter: Serve as a Publications Committee educational tool through study and evaluation of ethical conduct best practices. Define the issues, and work to improve ethical standards policies as they apply to Institute publications. When specific cases warrant intervention, act as ombudsman and as an intermediary with the AIAA Ethical Conduct Panel. Members: Oberkampf (Chair), Anderson, Dolling, Lu, Walters, Yang Staff Liaison: Williams 4. Awards —Members: Anderson (Chair); see below for members of the nominating committee and of specific award selection committees Staff Liaison: Williams 5. Journal —Draft Charter: Collaboratively identify and implement strategic developments common to all journals, establish and monitor quality metrics, ensure the collective and individual journal mission, and guide editorial policies of technical journals in accordance with Publications Committee vision. Members: Daily (Chair) Crosbie, Foster, Friedmann, Hinchey, Oberkampf, Oran, Talley, Schmidt, Weeks, Whitesides, Yang, Zoby. Staff Liaison: Maguire 5a. Journal Editors-in-Chief – Draft Charter: Determine and guide common editorial operational policies for the seven technical journals. Members: Crosbie (Chair), Friedmann, Hinchey, Talley, Schmidt, Weeks, Zoby. Staff Liaison: Maguire 6. Book Series — Draft Charter: Determine and guide editorial policies of technical book series in accordance with Publications Committee vision. Members: Mendenhall (Chair), Albertson, Allen, Anderson, Bruno, Foster, Lu, Rudy, Schetz, Schroeder Staff Liaison: Brennan• Primary Products Overseen:• AIAA Journal (print and online)• Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication (online only)• Journal of Aircraft (print and online)• Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics (print and online)• Journal of Propulsion and Power (print and online)• Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets (print and online)• Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer (print and online)• AIAA Education Series (textbooks)• Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics (monographs or edited collections)* Library of Flight (general - interest books on aerospace history, biography, business, etc.Chair – Mike Bragg
38International Activities Committee (IAC) Chaired by VP InternationalDevelops and recommends policies and procedures concerning the international activities of the InstituteAddresses current international aeronautics and space topics and works closely with aerospace societies, aeronautics and space agencies, and industries in other countriesJointly approves international co-sponsored meetings with Technical Activities CommitteeMembers include liaisons from AIAA committees (TAC, HAC, etc.), non-U.S. space agencies (DLR, ISRO, JAXA, etc.) international organizations (International Astronautical Federation, International Council of Aeronautical Sciences), and sister societies (AAAF of France, DGLR of Germany, etc.)Chair – Mark MauriceJAXA - Japan Aerospace Exploration AgencyISRO - Indian Space Research OrganizationDLR - Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft und Raumfahrt
39International Activities Committee (IAC) - 2 Through the auspices of the IAC, AIAA has ongoingactive collaborations with the following sister societies:AAAF (France)CASI (Canada)CEAS (Europe)DGLR (Germany)JSASS (Japan)KSAS (Korea)RAeS (UK)CSA (China)In addition, the IAC collaborates with the AmericanAstronautical Society on international activities ofinterest to both organizations.
40Public Policy Committee (PPC) Chaired by the VP of Public PolicyProvides AIAA liaison to the Legislative and Executive BranchesIs responsible for AIAA congressional testimonyJointly approves AIAA position papers with TACSponsors Congressional Visits Day, August is for Aerospace, and Region Public Policy ColloquiumFive domain PPC policy subcommitteesAeronautics, astronautics/space, national security, Energy & Environment, and workforce & educationIdentify and pursue key issues (through white papers, roundtables & panel sessions, workshops, etc.)Why is the AIAA active in public policy?The government has many impacts on aerospace through public policy, AIAA seeks to influence decisions on such key topics as:Education and development of a robust, competitive and technically advanced aerospace workforceSupport for long-lead aerospace science and technology research & developmentResponsibility for all aerospace-related defense research, procurement*, and operationsEstablishment and enforcement of design and operational regulations on civil and commercial aviation and space launch vehiclesDevelopment, operation, and maintenance of the air traffic control system and national aerospace systemSpace explorationFormulation of export licensing restrictions and control of technology transferFormulation of visa control for foreign students, researchers, and temporary and permanent guest workserRegulation authority regarding environmental impact of aerospace operationsAuthority to limit development, siting, and operations of airports as well as major research or industrial facilities (through local government) (this is locally perhaps, but not nationally)* Not to be confused with program budget & appropriations issuesVice President – Carol Cash
41Emerging Technologies Committee (ETC) Chair appointed by AIAA PresidentThe Scope of the ETC is to identify both new and expanding technologies and programs that have the potential for significant AIAA involvement, to identify champions for new AIAA activities, and to identify products and services that AIAA could provide to support new emerging initiatives.Current chair: Dan Jensen, Rolls-Royce Corporation; Deputy chair: Richard Antcliff, NASA Langley: Membership chair: Sam Bruner, Northrop Grumman CorporationCommittee was formed in 2004 and is composed of aerospace representatives from government, military, industry and academiaThe business of the ETC is conducted in large part within three technical subcommittees:Aviation (Chair: Bob Winn)Space (Chair: Tony Gross)Multidisciplinary and Systems (Chair: Jack Agee)
42Emerging Technologies Committee (ETC) - 2 ETC serves as the home of the AIAA’s Small Business InitiativeETC meets face-to-face three times per year. The committee reviews each subcommittee’s current “Watch List” and makes recommendations.ETC ActivitiesDraft proposal for a Directed Energy Systems Program CommitteeAnnual Support to Air Force Scientific Advisory BoardGreen Energy Technology Group – in formationTask Force on Earth Observations2010 “Top 10 Emerging Technologies” List Completed
43Institute Development Committee (IDC) Chaired by President-ElectMembers include VP Finance and at least one technical, one regional and one at-large director appointed by the presidentResponsibilitiesServe Board in fostering continued development and improvement of the InstituteEvaluate organizational and services changesLong range planningConsider new initiatives and monitor until implemented or rejectedServe the BoD in fostering continuing development and improvement of the instituteEvaluate organizational changes and changes in the institute servicesStimulate, consider and evaluate new initiatives and monitor them to point at which they are implemented or rejectedOversee long range plans and advise board on implementing formal associations with other professional organizations.Strategic Plan -Ongoing process -Current effort -Notional, Serve additional markets, Develop new journalFormal Associations - Royal Aeronautical Society, Confederation of European Aerospace SocietiesInitiatives - Open Projects, Historic sites, Young professionals, CVDOld projects - AIAA Foundation, TAC Workshop, Classroom grants, Journal archiveChair – Brian Dailey
44Young Professional Committee (YPC) The AIAA Young Professional Committee (YPC) serves all professionals, age 35 and under whom are working in the Academic, Government or Industry segments of the Aerospace field.Work with the AIAA committees to enhance opportunities for young professional participation throughout the Institute.Ease the transition from university student members to the work force through specific programs designed to create professional awareness.Website is located under “AIAA Membership”, “Types & Benefits”, “Young Professional”Products and services:Aerospace Career HandbookYoung Professional Guide for Gaining Management SupportYoung Professional Presentations at ConferencesYoung Professional Receptions at National ConferencesAssociate Technical Committee MembershipChaired by Matt O’KaneWebsite https://info.aiaa.org/sc/ypcThe Young Professional Committee creates and implements programs to assist young professionals in the early career stage of professional practice and helps ease transition of university student members into the work force through specific programs designed to create professional awareness.YP Aerospace Handbook- written by the YPC for college students who are contemplating a career in the aerospace industry. It serves as an ongoing resource to students, providing information on how to prepare for - and what to expect from - a career in aerospaceYP Online Guide for Gaining Management Support - information gathered by the YPC that takes an AIAA member through the process of requesting funds for conferences by providing a template memo for requesting conference funds from management, executive advice on how to get management buy- in, examples of trip reports, and a list of tangible benefits to help you convince your manager to approve funding.YPC organizes YP events at major conferences.
45Standards Executive Council (SEC) Chaired by the VP of StandardsCouncil oversees the Standards programApproves projects based on organized proposalsEvaluates and approves documents for publication when completedDocuments are developed by multiple Committees on Standards (CoS)Formed for a topical area or industry sectorMust be balanced, representative, and competent to address the proposed topicOften, but not always, linked closely with TCs with similar scopesMaintains full responsibility for the document development and consensus buildingCommittees on Standards (CoS)Formed for a topical area or industry sectorMust be balanced, representative, and competent to address the proposed topicOften, but not always, linked closely with TCs with similar scopesMaintains full responsibility for the document development and consensus buildingThe procedures provide for four kinds of documents. Depending upon the appropriate degree of compliance required:Special ReportsGuidesRecommended PracticesStandardsChair – Wilson Felder
46Education Activities Committee Chaired by the VP of EducationDevelops policies and supports education of both the student and professional membershipSponsors over 100 courses (ranging from fundamental courses to advanced)Student Education activitiesStudent branches at more than 172 universitiesStudent Conferences held each Spring in seven regionsUndergraduate and Graduate ScholarshipsDesign CompetitionsK-12 Activities for student and teachersProfessional Member Education CommitteeStudent Activities CommitteeSTEM K-12 Outreach Committee4646
47The AIAA Foundation – Support for Aerospace Education Our Mission: to support the future aerospace professional, practicing aerospace professionals, and the organizations and institutions involved in aerospace.We Support: K-12classroom grants, scholarships, design competitions, student conferences and professional recognitionOur Impact:Financial assistance to more than 500 students at 130 universities with esteemed aerospace programsPromoting STEM education through 260 Classroom Grants, reaching more than 10,000 K-12 studentsWorkforce development, with 66% of student award winners active in the industry todayCampaign Goals – Invest in the Future:raise $10,000,000 for the endowment fund to expand programs, enhance awards and increase impact for our industry and the members we serve, andpromote awareness of AIAA Foundation programs and the issues facing the aerospace industry today and in the future.Contact Person: Suzanne Musgrave, 703/ ,
48Budget ProcessStaff sets key indicators for VP review in January (Fall)VP’s provide strategic validation and guidanceStaff develop initial project budgets for review (Spring)VP’s provide feedback and guidanceStaff adjust budgets as needed and ensures overall balanced budget for InstituteFinal budget approved (August/September)Staff provides status on current year financials and on-going budget planning status (monthly)TAC Exec reviews event results on a monthly basis
50Internal Governance Integrated Master Plan IG Plan Complete1.0Independent Audit2.0YConflict of Interest3.0RCode of Conduct/EthicsR4.0Whistle BlowerR1.1Board of DirectorsG2.1Board of Directors3.1RBoard of DirectorsR4.1AIAA StaffR1.2RSACY2.2AIAA Staff3.2RAIAA StaffR4.2AIAA MembersR1.3YSections2.33.3Other Elected orAppointed OfficersRRLegendOther Elected orAppointed OfficersStrong IG ContentAdd. IG Content RequiredIG Content RequiredOriginal Status1.4YTAC2.43.4AIAA MembersMembersYY1.5YTCs
52Oversees Technical Activities within his/her Directorate TAC DirectorMember of the Board, TAC, TAC Executive Committee and AIAA Nominating CommitteeOversees Technical Activities within his/her DirectorateAppoints Deputy DirectorsSupport the AIAA President and Vice President, Technical Activities in projects as required
53Appointed positions (serve at the discretion of appropriate director) TAC Deputy DirectorAppointed positions (serve at the discretion of appropriate director)Member of TAC and the New Initiatives Sub-CommitteeProvide first line of interface between TAC and the technical committeesSupport directors in managing technical activities within her/his directorateSupport the Vice President, Technical Activities in projects as required
54TAC Director / Deputy Responsibilities Advocate for the constituency and the AIAAEnsure that all TC Chairs attend the TC Chair training at least once - preferably before becoming chairHave a thorough understanding of TC Chair responsibilities. (Attend TC Chair training if he/she has not previously done so)Attend at least two NIS or TAC Exec meetings and 2 TAC meetings per yearParticipate in as many of her/his TC meetings as possibleParticipate in at least one directorate meeting each year
55TAC Director / Deputy Responsibilities - 2 Monitor the health of his/her TCsOverview TC membership (balance, rotation, TC Chair selection, etc.)Approve annual TC rosters & assist AIAA staff in getting rosters submitted in a timely manner (31 January)Provide leadership for conference organizing committees as appropriateApprove TAC Event Approval forms and co-sponsored conferences (based on relevancy, viability, conflicts with existing conferences)
56TAC Director / Deputy Responsibilities - 3 Encourage TCs to submit highlights articles for December issue of Aerospace America (due to AIAA 1 September)Assist TCs in the preparation, submission and obtaining approval of position papersAssist TCs in creating and maintaining an appropriate award selection processEncourage TCs to participate in annual nominating and election processesEncourage TCs to participate in annual Congressional Visits Day (CVD)Report directorate initiatives, progress, issues at TAC meetings as appropriate
57Additional TAC Director Responsibilities Participate in TAC Executive Committee teleconsReview TC proposals for utilizing TAC funding and allocate funding among her/his TCsAllocate Aerospace America Highlights issue pages among his/her TCs (requests for additional pages from VP TAC)Actively encourage and involve Deputy Directors in managing their directorateSet the tone for corporate governance and ethics. Sign code of Conflict of Interest statement prior to taking office
58Conflict of Interest Statement I have received and read a copy of the AIAA Member Conflict of Interest Policy. I agree to adhere to the provisions of this policy.Signed: ___________________________________________________(Print Name)Date: ________________________
61Technical Committee Membership Solicitation for nominees each summer (July)AIAA at largeTechnical committeesAerospace AmericaCommittee membership selection is chairman’s responsibilityMembership limited to 35Larger membership only with TAC approvalThree-year term; 1 May to 30 AprilTerm exceptions (both less than & more than three years)Attend at least two meetings a yearShould maintain a balanced compositionAffiliationProfessional interestGeographic locationGenderHave Deputy Director approvalAssociate, international and ex-officio membersA key to success of TC
62TAC Program Committee Coordinator A director-level position, appointed by the Vice President, Technical ActivitiesMember of TAC and the New Initiatives Subcommittee (NIS)Provides the first line of interface between TAC and the program committees
63Program Committee Coordinator Responsibilities Assures all PCs have a written charter, membership selection and performance criteria, annual plan of action, etc.Assures mapping and interaction of TCs to PCs, and vice versa.Assures PC-to-PC interaction, where appropriateHelps in identifying potential new program committees as a member of the AIAA Emerging Technologies Committee.
64Program Committee Coordinator Responsibilities - 2 Advocates for the constituency and the AIAAHas a thorough understanding of PC Chair responsibilities.Attends at least two NIS or TAC Exec meetings and 2 TAC meetings per yearParticipates in TAC Executive Committee teleconsParticipates in as many PC meetings as possibleOrganizes and leads at least one PC Chair group meeting each yearSupports the Vice President, Technical Activities in projects, as requiredReview PC proposals for utilizing TAC funding and allocate funding among the PCsAllocate Aerospace America Highlights issue pages among the PCs (requests for additional pages from VP TAC)
65Program Committee Coordinator Responsibilities - 3 Monitor the programmatic and functional health of the PCsReport PC initiatives, progress, issues at TAC meetings, as appropriateOverview PC membership (balance, rotation, PC Chair selection, etc.)Encourage PCs to submit highlights articles for December issue of Aerospace America (due to AIAA 1 September)Assist PCs in the preparation, submission and obtaining approval of position papersAssist PCs in creating and maintaining an appropriate award selection processEncourage PCs to participate in annual nominating and election processes
66Regional Deputy Director Responsibilities Advise and assist Sections with technical programs (e.g. symposia, lecturers, local TCs).Communicate with the Technical Officer for each section as often as possible. If there is no Technical Officer, maintain a meaningful and continuing liaison with appropriate individual(s) in the Sections.Collect and disseminate information on other Regional technical programs/activities that may be useful to local Sections in formulating or improving their local programs.Develop an "ideas that work" list for the Sections.
67Regional Deputy Director Responsibilities - 2 Alert Sections as to when a technical meeting will be in their area.Encourage Sections to set goals/objectives for technical programming and to communicate said goals/objectives to the Deputy Director.Participate in the Regional Leadership Conference.Convey information from the Technical Activities Committee (TAC) meeting to the Regions and Sections. Communicate Region and Section activities to the Committee.Attend at least two meetings of TAC. At these meetings, report on sections, technical activities, actions taken, and pertinent information from the RAC meeting.
68TAC Reports Schedule January May August Directors Aerospace Sciences Eng & Tech MgmtPropulsion & EnergyAircraft & Atmospheric SystemsAerospace Design & StructuresInformation SystemsSpace & MissilesRegions1, 2, 743, 5, 6LiaisonsPublicationsIAC/ICASIDCPMECExhibitsStudent ActivitiesPublic PolicyMembership/RSACStandardsUSNC/TAMYoung ProfessionalsPrecollege OutreachSubcommitteesNISFinanceIT/DatabaseHonors & AwardsOtherVP TopicMeetings for approvalStaff Report
69Annual ReportNumber of TC meetingsSpecial events, invited speakers, tours, or other highlightsHonors and awards presented (name of award, recipient, where presented and by whom)Publication activities (highlights articles, handbooks, newsletters, position papers etc.)Conferences supported by your TCsBest Practices / Lessons learned
70TAC Director Meeting Reports Identify your groupDirector, Deputies, and TCs and their chairsHighlight any changes since last reportIdentify sponsored conferences that will occur before next TAC meetingChairs & their employers, conference location and special events of noteHighlight problems, issues, and solutionsIdentify sponsored conferences that have occurred since last TAC meetingPet VP Technical Topic (will vary each meeting)Technical Group special topics – up to three issues with one slide per topic
71Regional Deputy Director, Technical Meeting Reports Identify yourself, your employer, and your sectionsHighlight any changes in personnel or structure since last reportIdentify AIAA sponsored conferences (1 slide) and regional or sectional conferences (1 slide) that will occur in your region before next TAC meetingConference location, industry sponsor, and local section involvementYour comments and highlight problem issues and solutionsIdentify sponsored conferences (1 slide) and regional or sectional conferences (1 slide) that have occurred in region since last TAC meetingPet VP Technical Topic (will vary each meeting)Regional special topics – up to three issues with one slide per topic
73Any TC/PC may apply for funds from it’s director/coordinator TAC MoneyEach technical director/program coordinator given an allotment (based on number of TC/PCs in directorate)VP TAC has additional funds which may be allocated to technical directorsAny TC/PC may apply for funds from it’s director/coordinatorDirectors will approve allocation of fundingFunds must be expended by 30 SeptemberGenerally used for a one-time expense (new program, etc.)Current TC CharterStarting amount for $
75Constraints on Using TC Money May maintain own funds independent of AIAA corporateWithout AIAA oversight or control or recourse to AIAA corporate resourcesCannot legally bind the instituteMust file TC tax return and pay taxes as appropriate at all levelsFunds must be used to promote the charitable, educational or scientific purposes of AIAAMay not hire employeesNo contracts, salaries, compensation etc. to TC members or families without 2/3 vote of the TC at a regularly scheduled meetingWork with AIAA Secretary to negotiate agreement to use own EIN under AIAA Group Exemption Number
76Public PolicyMay not directly or indirectly carry on any activity not permitted by an organization exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS codeNo more than 20% of annual AIAA budget used for explicit lobbying activitiesAIAA has only 3 registered lobbying representativesTAC coordinates all activities with Public Policy Committee to assure it meets AIAA requirements and is within lobbying regulation guidelinesAIAA historically stays away from taking positions on specific programsEnsuring reasonable & continued level of R & D fundingIssues impacting critical technology or negative effects on aerospace professionalsVoice of technical credibility on key issues (The “Honest Broker” on Aerospace issues)Federal employees are encouraged to obtain a ruling or waiver from their agency or department prior to engaging in any AIAA-related advocacy activityIndividual AIAA members or TCs may contact legislators but must assure that their communication is not construed as an official AIAA policy position3 lobbyist - Steve Howell, Ross Bell and Chris Schons
77Congressional Visits Day AIAA’s annual member-driven policy outreach activity to Congress and the Executive Branch.Allows CVD participants to converse with key decision makers in Congress on the matters that mean the most to AIAA. Visit teams are organized by state or Technical Committee (TC) discipline. PPC allocates some funding for a set number of CVD participants.AIAA is well-positioned to communicate matters of aerospace policy and critical technical issues in an objective and effective manner.AIAA’s newest grassroots program, August is for Aerospace (A4A) allows members to continue the discussions they started at CVD by encouraging interaction between members and elected officials during their August recess.A4A helps display the local impact of the aerospace sector on lawmaker’s communities, increasing the effectiveness of the messages delivered at CVD.Each year, nearly 150 AIAA members from across the United States travel to Washington to educate Congress and the Administration on the importance of the aerospace industry to our country.AIAA strongly believes that because of our long history as the principle aerospace professionals society and its unique membership structure, the Institute is educating Congress on critical aerospace issues vital to our country’s economic competitiveness.CVD is an opportunity for aerospace engineers and scientists to communicate their technical expertise to policymakers on issues that are of critical importance.
78Congressional Visits Day Each year, at least 150 AIAA members from across the United States travel to Washington, D.C. to educate Congress and the Administration on the importance of the aerospace industry to our country’s national and economic security.CVD provides aerospace engineers and scientists with an opportunity to offer their technical expertise to policymakers on a wide range of issue which are critically important to our nation.AIAA strongly believes that because of our long history as the principle aerospace professional society and its unique membership structure that the Institute is well positioned to converse with Congressional decision makers on the important issues facing our community.
79AIAA Honors & Awards Over 80 Individual or Distinct Awards Distinguished LectureshipsInternational AwardsTechnical Excellence AwardsPublication AwardsEducation AwardsSection AwardsJoint Society AwardsService Awards (Distinguished, Public, Sustained Service)Special Service CitationLongevity Awards (25-, 40-, 50-, 60- and 70- year membership)There is an official process for Technical Awards!Honors and Awards Liaison - George LesieutreBe sure to look for eligible candidates within your TC.All on the WEB - nomination form, submission guidelinesOfficial TAC process implemented.Region Deputy Directors Honors & Awards represent you on Honors & Awards Committee.AIAA Membership Special Service Citations (The staff contact for these citations is Chris Jesse)Presented for voluntary contributions of time and effort, which have substantially and uniquely benefited a branch, section or region during the Section Year. Sections have a unique opportunity to obtain a national commendation for local members who have excelled in a section activity, meeting, or event during the year. Their outstanding contributions should not have been recognized by another AIAA award for the same thing.The AIAA Special Service Citation must be approved by the Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) and the Region and Section Activities Committee (RSAC).
80Sponsored and Operated Event Approval Form AIAASponsored and Operated Event Approval FormDate Submitted:Conference Title:Location:Dates:o Schedule of Industry Events during time frame is attached.General Chair:Phone:Technical Program Chair:Phone:Administrative Chair:Phone:AIAA Product Manager:AIAA Event Manager:Phone:Cosponsoring organizations:Local AIAA section and Region Director:CONFERENCE PROGRAMEstimated number of papers: _______Number of planned Plenary sessions: ______over _____ daysEstimated number of concurrent sessions: ______ over ______ daysEstimated Size of Exhibit:Location of Exhibit Hall (if applicable) to Conference Sessions:Offsite event planned:Other co-located events/programs:
81Sponsored and Operated New Event Proposal Form AIAASponsored and Operated New Event Proposal FormDate Submitted:Conference Title:Exhibits planned: o Yes o NoDesired Location:Desired Dates:o Schedule of AIAA and Industry known Events AttachedOther Conferences to be collocated:Estimated attendance:Requesting organization, groupor committee:Point of Contact:Phone:AIAA Product Manager:AIAA Event Planner:TAC Group Director Approval Date:TAC Approval Date:
82Cosponsored Conference – Page 1 All sections on this form must be completed. Consideration for approval might be denied if insufficient information is not provided. If request is approved, schedule permitting, your conference will appear in the AIAA Bulletin Meetings Schedule published in Aerospace America. Additionally, the conference listing will be placed on our web page. A link will be made to your conference URL from the AIAA website at under Cosponsored Conferences. Please note that it is the responsibility of the sponsoring society to ensure that AIAA has accurate and current contact and conference information. Approval as a cosponsored conference is not financially binding to AIAA since AIAA does not provide funding to the organizing entities of cosponsored conferences. No use of the AIAA logo is authorized until the AIAA Technical Activities Committee (TAC) has approved this meeting for co-sponsorship. It is highly recommended that this form be submitted at least 6 months prior to the conference. Requests submitted within 3 months of the conference date probably will not be considered.General InformationTitle:Location:Dates:Operating Society (ies) responsible for financial liability:Complete business address:Business phone:Fax:Conference Objectives:Major Emphasis:Organization(s) or professional societies currently active on this topic:Attendance Information:Estimated attendance: based onEstimated AIAA attendance (if known) based onAIAA’s response should be received by the following date:
83Cosponsored Conference – Page 2 SupportWhich specific AIAA technical group(s) and/or technical or program committee(s) will participate or support attendance at this conference:If known, please list name, phone number and address of contact person:Provide a description of the value of this conference to the AIAA membership. List other conferences (AIAA and non-AIAA) with similar or complimentary program content. What is the advantage to AIAA to co-sponsor this conference:How does this meeting advance, or is consistent with, the AIAA Strategic Goals? (StrategicGoals are attached as an Appendix to this form)Expectations from AIAA for co-sponsorship (program content, etc.):Proposer’s Name:Complete business address:Business phone:FAX:OrganizationConference General Chair: Technical Program Chair:Administrative Chair:FAX: *Contact:address:Conference Web Site URL:
84Membership Upgrades Senior Members - Applications anytime Associate FellowsNomination forms due 15 AprilReferences due 15 MayFellowsNomination forms due 15 JuneReferences due 15 JulyHonorary FellowsForms and criteria for eligibility are available on the Web site.Senior Member: Can apply at any time as long as they have 8 years of professional experience or AIAA will automatically upgrade members who have 8 years of continuous membership.Associate Fellows: They are elected one time a year. One Associate Fellow is elected for every 150 voting members.Fellows: Elected one time a year. One fellow elected for every 1000 voting members.Honorary Fellows: Elected one time a year, One honorary fellow for every 10,000 voting members.
85Meetings Managers Priorities Hotel Room NightsMeetings Managers PrioritiesSleeping Room CostsMeeting Space CostsFood Service CostsComplementary Sleeping RoomsHotel Priorities (Income)Sleeping RoomsFood FunctionsMeeting RoomsRestaurantsGift ShopBars
86Hotel Bookings Very Competitive Room Night IssuesHotel Bookings Very CompetitiveHotels Trade-off # of Guaranteed Room Nights for Meeting Space/Other ConsiderationsCommercial vs Government RatesHotels Play Games with Room RatesPeople Play Games with Room RatesTell the Meetings Managers about ProblemsUnavailability of RoomsUnavailability of Rooms at Conference/Government RatesWhen Booked Outside the Conference Block at a Lower Rate
88AIAA Value to the Community The Work has been done!Advocacy for aerospace issuesNetworking with aerospace professionalsRecognition of contributions/contributorsPartnership with others in broader international, educational, and professional arenasProfessional and corporate involvement/growthCustomized services of cost effective products and services tailored to meet organizational strategic needsPublications, Standards, Conferences, Technical/Program Committees, Professional Development Courses, etc.88
89Training Opportunities Director / Deputy Director Training Workshop – August (January and May as needed)Technical/Program Committee Chair Training - JanuaryTAC Leadership Workshop - JanuaryRegional Leadership Conference – JulyRegional Deputy Director Training – Every other JanuaryAIAA provides a wide variety of AIAA training programs for its volunteer leaders.All of these training programs reflect the same ideals, philosophies and leadership attributes.The Regional Leadership Conference is held once a year, in the summerThe Deputy Director Training Workshop is held every other year at the Aerospace Sciences Meeting in January.The TC Chair Training Workshop is offered once a year at Aerospace Sciences Meeting in January and occasional at AIAA Headquarters by request.TAC Leadership Workshop also occurs in January during the Aerospace Sciences Meeting.TAC Director/Deputy Director occurs during the summer concurrent with the BoD meeting.
90Videotape Loan Program Available for loan to Sections, Student Branches, TCs, individual membersWide range of topics, separated by subject area - VHS formNo cost except for return postage and lost tapesSend requests to West CoastOffice:Susan Goldstein999 North Sepulveda BlvdSuite 440El Segundo, CA 90245310/Susan Goldstein, from the West Coast Office , administers this program.This program is great for “lunch and learn” events, student branch meetings, etc.Too many to list or handout.
91AIAA’s Association Management System (AMS) NetFORUMMembership database/CRM – manages all AIAA members, corporate members, exhibitors, customers, all recordsConference registrationScholar OneAbstract Central – manages abstract/final manuscript submissions for conferencesAlso used to build sessions and programSharePointStanding Committees, Technical Committees and Program Committees are currently using the SharePoint sites to display their documents
92AIAA Electronic Library Available at our web site under Publications and PapersPurchase books, journal articles and technical papersSubscribe to journalsPast Journal Table of Contents AvailableIAC Archives (through 2006 only)IAC papers will go to IAF in the near futureeBooks are available for purchase at - on-line and downloadable PDF formatsPredecessor Society Journal articles available for purchase (includes IAS and ARS Journals )The AIAA Electronic Library offers the following:Document delivery-- order individual papers onlineRead the first page for free, search full text, can now purchase all papers from a specific, single conference on-lineIAS = Institute of the Aerospace SciencesARS = American Rocket Society.In 1963, these 2 societies above merged to form what is now, AIAA. The Predecessor Society Journals (PSJ) consist of the following journals published by the two predecessor societies:The IAS, and its predecessor, the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences, published journals from 1934 – 1962, under the titles:Journal of the Aeronautical Sciences ( )Journal of the Aerospace Sciences ( )The ARS, and its predecessor, the American Interplanetary Society, published journals from , under the titles:Bulletin of the American Interplanetary Society ( );Astronautics ( );Journal of the American Rocket Society ( );Jet Propulsion (ARS Journal ( )
93Insurance: AIAA is covered for the following Property and CasualtyPublishers Liability (Media and Internet)Group Travel Accident (employees)Management and Fiduciary Liability (Directors and Officers Liability)Umbrella Policy covering the aboveSeparate event coverage when neededBoard members are indemnified under bylaws and 5.2.6Also:AIAA Reston acts as purchasing agent for Section insurance coverageNotes:The point that I want to make with this slide is that AIAA, operating as any other corporation would, carries the normal insurance policies you would expect to see, including Officers and Directors insurance. These policies cover members of the board and select standing committees.In addition, the members of the Board are indemnified by AIAA under bylaws sections andNeither you nor your company should suffer any adverse financial consequences resulting from your service on the Board.
94AIAA Affinity Programs Home & Auto InsuranceLiberty Mutual – domestic membersTD Insurance – Canadian membersMedical InsuranceLong Term Care InsuranceCar Rental DiscountsHertzCredit CardBank of AmericaSubscription DiscountAviation Week & Space Technology
95Speaker Expense Reimbursement & Distinguished Lecture Program Available to the Sections and Student Branches.A Section may have up to two speakers per year and a Student Branch may have one speaker per year, as long as funds are available.The program year runs from October 1 – September 30.The speaker(s) may come from the DL List or may be sought out by Section/Branch. The speaker’s expenses can be reimbursed through the program.Must be requested/approved in advance.Stephen Brock at administers the program.
96Speaker Expense Reimbursement & Distinguished Lecture Program Program allows Student Branches and Professional Sections the opportunity to arrange for a speaker of their choice for a Branch and Section event.The AIAA will cover reasonable speaker travel expenses, provided the Branch or Section adheres to the guidelines and procedures.Section or Branch contacts the speaker they would like to invite and agree upon a tentative date and time.Section or Branch obtains authorization from the AIAA Program Administrator before the speaker is confirmed.After confirmation from AIAA Program Administrator the Section or Student Branch confirms the speaker’s invitation by letter and copies AIAA Program Administrator. The letter of invitation must include a paragraph stating the following:“The AIAA will be pleased to reimburse you for reasonable travel expenses including airfare, hotel room night charges, meals, rental cars, parking expenses both at the hotel and departure airport, and other associated expenses related to your travel to the engagement. AIAA does not pay per diem or honoraria. Expense report with receipts must be submitted directly to Stephen Brock at AIAA HQ.”Information found at “My AIAA”, “My Section”, “Speaker Reimbursement Program” - must be logged in to see because this is a member only benefit.Contact person - Stephen Brock at
97Laying the Foundation for the Future of Aerospace Salary Information AIAA Career CenterSearch JobsPost ResumeLaying the Foundation for the Future of AerospaceSalary InformationProfessional Career Time LineCareer Workshop Presentations ArchivesThe Career and Workforce Development Committee has a highly visible and active page on the AIAA Web site Industry News and Resources. There is also a button on the home page that will take you directly there - AIAA Career Center.In addition to being able to post resumes and search resumes on the AIAA Web site, at each of our technical meetings, there is a bulletin board where members can either post their resumes or post positions wanted.The Career and Workforce Development Committee organizes a career workshop at the Aerospace Sciences Meeting. For more information on career outreaches or to be involved with the committee, contact Chris Jessee at
99Important Dates to Remember JanuaryTAC/NIS/BoD MeetingsDirector ReportJanuary 31Annual Report to VP TACTC Rosters to AIAAApril 15Associate Fellow Nomination FormsMayMay 15Associate Fellow ReferencesJune 15Fellow/Honorary Fellow Nomination FormsJulyNominations for AIAA Board of DirectorsJuly 15Fellow/Honorary Fellow ReferencesAugust/SeptemberTAC/NIS/BoD MeetingsDirector ReportSeptember 1Aerospace America HighlightsArticle to AIAA HeadquartersAs AppropriateConference Proposals (three weeksprior to TAC)AIAA Award Recipient RecommendationsSenior Member Applications (anytime)
100Directors and Deputies - Linking Pins for AIAA StaffTechnicalCommitteesTACDirector&Deputy
101What Makes a Good Director/Deputy Director? A Good Director/Deputy Director/Coordinator is one who:Organizes their groupMotivates, coordinates, delegates and documents successesAcquires TAC/staff support when neededPlans for the long termRealizes that she/he is working with volunteers
103AIAA Value to the Community Updated: December 12, 2009
104AIAA: Your Forum for Aerospace Leadership MissionAIAA advances the state of aerospace science, engineering, and technological leadership.VisionAIAA is the shaping, dynamic force in aerospace –THE forum for innovation, excellence and global leadership.
105AIAA Overview Formed in 1963 from ARS (1930) and IAS (1932) World’s Largest Professional Society in Aviation, Space, & Defense Engineering/Science28755 professional members7688 student members91 corporate members70 Technical Committees Spanning Aerospace Science & TechnologyAerospace Leadership72 Honorary Fellows, 722 Fellows, 3673 Associate FellowsAn AIAA member was involved in every major aerospace accomplishmentAerospace Policy Guidance - Respected, credible voice to Administration and Congress on Aerospace IssuesAerospace ISO Standards BodyAerospace Conference AdministratorAerospace Professional Development Course ProviderAerospace Publisher – Books, Journals, & Technical PapersAerospace Pre-College Educational Outreach Leader
106AIAA and the CommunityAIAA is committed to and encourages the active involvement and participation of the aerospace community (industry, government and academia)AIAA works with organizations to create partnerships that ensure mutual benefitAIAA positions organizations for future development, growth and opportunities
107AIAA Providing Unequivocal Value Advocacy for aerospace issuesNetworking with aerospace professionalsRecognition of contributions/contributorsPartnership with others in broader international, educational, and professional arenasProfessional and corporate involvement/growthCustomized services of cost effective products and services tailored to meet organizational strategic needs
108AIAA Technical and Networking Advantages May reduce development time and costObtain technical expertise quicklyAvoid “reinventing the wheel”Gain from “lessons learned”May strengthen your organizationIdentify new technologies and applicationsIdentify research needs and funding sourcesPrepare for potential procurement activitiesMay enhance technical developmentProvide exposure to new conceptsPromote personal and professional developmentEstablish leadership among the technical communityPrepare for increased responsibilityProvide insight to factors affecting the industry
109AIAA Products and Services Conferences and ExhibitsAerospace Sciences Meeting and ExhibitAviation Technology, Integration, and Operations ConferenceFluid Dynamics ConferenceGuidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and ExhibitMissile Sciences ConferenceJoint Propulsion ConferenceSpace Conference and ExhibitStrategic and Tactical Missile Systems ConferenceStructures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference….plus another 20+ in various disciplines
110AIAA Products and Services (con’t) PublicationsBooks– Progress in Aeronautics and Astronautics– Education SeriesJournals– AIAA Journal– Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication– Journal of Aircraft– Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics– Journal of Propulsion and Power– Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets– Journal of Thermophysics and Heat TransferTechnical PapersElectronic LibraryMonthly MagazineCase Studies….and more!
111Professional Development Over 130 courses (ranging from fundamental courses to advanced)Taught by leading industry expertsFive course formatsClassroom-based short coursesOne-day tutorialsOnline tutorials (web casts)Learn at homeOnsite (at your company)Courses held in conjunction with a technical conferences include attendance to the conference
112AIAA Products and Services (con’t) Education ActivitiesStudent branches at more than 150 universitiesStudent Conferences held each Spring in seven regionsUndergraduate and Graduate ScholarshipsDesign CompetitionsK-12 Activities for student and teachers
113AIAA Products and Services (con’t) StandardsPromoting national and international standards for technical excellenceAccredited by the American National Standards InstituteFocus on aerospace applicationsMember input and review encouragedMembers receive electronic copies of AIAA Standards free!
114AIAA Products and Services (con’t) Public PolicyDeveloping comprehensive position papers on policy issuesCoordinating expert testimony to Congress and the AdministrationOrganizes annual Congressional Visits DayPromotes “August is for Aerospace” Home VisitsSponsors forums and workshops on policy issuesFosters relationships with the media and various coalitionsProviding responsible positions which influences aerospace policy
115AIAA Products and Services (con’t) Local section activities62 sections across the United States and abroadLocal networking, management and leadership opportunitiesLocal technical programs in geographic areasDistinguished Lecturer Program Support
116AIAA Products and Services (con’t) Program Committees12 committees focus on leading edge or emerging aerospace programsDevelopment of conferences, workshops, standards, etc.Aerospace Traffic ManagementEnergy Optimized Aircraft and Equipment SystemsGossamer SpacecraftHyTASPNetcentric OperationsReusable Launch VehiclesSpace ExplorationSpace StationUnmanned Systems…and more!Technical Committees70 committees focus on specific areas of technologyDevelopment of conferences, workshops, standards, etc.Aerospace SciencesAircraft and Atmospheric SystemsEngineering and Technology ManagementInformation SystemsPropulsion and EnergySpace and MissilesAerospace Design & Structures...and more!
117AIAA Products and Services (con’t) Standing Committees22 committees focus on Institute AdminNetworking, management and leadership opportunitiesAcademic AffairsCareer and Workforce DevelopmentHonors and AwardsInternational ActivitiesMembershipSTEM K-12 OutreachProfessional Member EducationPublic PolicyPublicationsStandards Executive CouncilStudent ActivitiesYoung Professionals…and more!