Presentation on theme: "AIAA Technical Activities Committee Director/Deputy Director Training Basil Hassan 04 January 2009."— Presentation transcript:
AIAA Technical Activities Committee Director/Deputy Director Training Basil Hassan 04 January 2009
2 Outline Goals and Objectives What is the AIAA? Who are the Institutes members? AIAA organization Volunteers Paid Staff Director/Deputy Roles and Responsibilities Key Issues you should understand Helpful resources Programs and Assistance Summary
3 Director/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 Directorates activities. To network with fellow TAC leaders.
4 What is the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)?
5 Origins American Rocket Society – Founded 1930 Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences Founded 1932 Formed AIAA in 1963 Institute of Aeronautical SciencesAmerican Interplanetary Society
6 AIAA Tagline The Worlds Forum for Aerospace Leadership AIAA Mission AIAA advances the state of aerospace science, engineering, and technological leadership AIAA Vision AIAA is the shaping, dynamic force in aerospace – THE forum for innovation, excellence and global leadership AIAA Goals External Awareness Responsiveness Collaboration Product Development Communication Internal Awareness Recruiting Involvement Professional Development/Recognition AIAA Tagline, Mission, Vision and Goals
7 AIAA Corporate Status Non-profit under IRS Code 501 c(3) Formed for Educational or Scientific Purposes Limited Lobbying Permitted Non-profit Postal Rates No Corporate Income Tax
17 AIAA 2008-2009 BOARD OF DIRECTORS PRESIDENT George Muellner VICE PRESIDENTS ELECT PAST PRESIDENT PRESIDENT-ELECT VICE PRESIDENTS TECHNICAL DIRECTORS Intl Activities Vincent Boles Public Policy P Hattis Member Svcs M. Snitch Standards A. ElSawy Publications J. Whitesides Tech Activities Laura McGill Region I J. Malay Region IV James Walker Region II G. Lowrey Region V L. Brase Region III S. Gogineni Region VI B. Wilson Ken Harwell David Dolling Bonnie Dunbar Christian Mari (international) Susan Ying (international) Takashi Iida (international) A. Gupta N. PfeifferT. Sorensen B. Hassan D. Jensen J. Neidhoefer DIRECTORS-AT- LARGE & INTL REGIONAL DIRECTORS Education Merri Sanchez Finance David Shaw David Thompson D. Riley Paul Nielsen Finance A. Tom Smith VICE PRESIDENTS Region VII Juergen Quest Intl Activities Mark Maurice Liaisons Student Liaison Caroline Lamb Young Professional Sarah Shull Publications Michael Bragg Standards W. Felder
18 TAC Organization Vice President Laura McGill Director of Aerospace Sciences David Riley Staff Liaison Betty Guillie New Initiatives Kathleen Atkins Program Committees Anthony Gross Director of Propulsion & Energy Ashwani Gupta Director of Aerospace Design & Structures David Jensen Director of Information Systems James Neidhoefer Committee Liaisons Director of Space & Missiles Trevor Sorensen Director of Aircraft & Atmos Systems Neal Pfeiffer Director of Eng & Tech Management Basil Hassan VP-Deputy Basil Hassan
19 Region & Section Activities Committee (RSAC) AIAA Board of Directors Vice President–Member Services Region Directors Vice President–Member Services Region Directors, Deputies, Liaisons Region Director Region Deputy Directors Section RAC Representatives
20 Membership Committee Chair appointed by VP Member Services Develops and recommends policies and procedures concerning membership grades applications, recruitment and retention Consists of Regional Deputy Directors, liaisons from standing committees, and members at large Every two years forms ad hoc committee to review dues
21 AIAA Honors and Awards Committee Develops 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. www.aiaa.org, click on Inside AIAA, Honors and Awards
22 Publications Committee Chaired by VP Publications Develops and recommends publication policies, practices & information services Members appointed by President, recommended by VP Publications Technical Committee Chairs & Editors-in-Chief (EiC) are ex- officio members Works with editors to improve quality and viability of archival publications Seven subcommittees (Review, Ethical Standards, New Initiatives, Awards, Book Series, Journals EiC); formed by VP and chairs selected by VP from committee Primary products 6 online & print journals, 1 online only journal AIAA Education Series textbooks Progress in Astronautics & Aeronautics (monographs or edited collections) Library of Flight (general - interest books)
23 International Activities Committee (IAC) Chair by Vice President International Develops and recommends policies and procedures concerning the international activities of the Institute Addresses current international aeronautics and space topics and works closely with aerospace societies, aeronautics and space agencies, and industries in other countries Jointly approves international co-sponsored meetings with Technical Activities Committee Members 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.)
24 International Activities Committee (IAC) - 2 Through the auspices of the IAC, AIAA has ongoing active collaborations with the following sister societies: AAAF (France) CASI (Canada) CEAS (Europe) DGLR (Germany) JSASS (Japan) KSAS (Korea) In addition, the IAC collaborates with the American Astronautical Society on international activities of interest to both organizations.
25 Public Policy Committee Chaired by the VP of Public Policy Provides AIAA Liaison to the Legislative and Executive Branches Is responsible for AIAA congressional testimony Jointly approves AIAA position papers with TAC Sponsors Congressional Visits Day, August is for Aerospace, and Region Public Policy Colloquium Five domain PPC policy subcommittees Aeronautics, astronautics/space, defense, homeland security, and workforce & education Identify and pursue key issues (through white papers, colloquia, workshops, etc.)
Emerging Technologies Committee The 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, Hawker Beechcraft Corporation Committee was formed in 2004 and is composed of aerospace representatives from government, military, industry and academia The 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) 26
Emerging Technologies Committee - 2 ETC serves as the home of the AIAAs Small Business Initiative ETC meets face-to-face three times per year. The committee reviews each subcommittees current Watch List and makes recommendations. ETC Activities Draft proposal for a Directed Energy Systems Program Committee Annual Support to Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Launched the RTI International technology review in emerging aerospace technologies globally to help the ETC better carry out its mission 27
28 Institute Development Committee Chaired by President-elect Members include VP Finance and at least one technical, one regional and one at-large director appointed by the president Responsibilities Serve Board in fostering continued development and improvement of the institute Evaluate organizational and services changes Long range planning Consider new initiatives and monitor until implemented or rejected
29 Young Professional Committee 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 technical committees to enhance opportunities for young professional participation. 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 Handbook Young Professional Guide for Gaining Management Support Young Professional Presentations at Conferences Young Professional Receptions at National Conferences E-Mentoring Program Associate Technical Committee Membership
30 Standards Executive Council Chaired by the VP of Standards Council oversees the Standards program Approves projects based on organized proposals Evaluates and approves documents for publication when completed Documents are developed by multiple Committees on Standards (CoS) Formed for a topical area or industry sector Must be balanced, representative, and competent to address the proposed topic Often, but not always, linked closely with TCs with similar scopes Maintains full responsibility for the document development and consensus building
32 Budget Process Staff sets key indicators for VP review in January (Fall) VPs provide strategic validation and guidance Staff develop initial project budgets for review (Spring) VPs provide feedback and guidance Staff adjust budgets as needed and ensures overall balanced budget for Institute Final 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
33 Internal Governance Integrated Master Plan IG Plan Complete Whistle Blower Code of Conduct/ Ethics Conflict of Interest Independent Audit Board of Directors RSAC Board of Directors AIAA Staff Other Elected or Appointed Officers Board of Directors AIAA Staff AIAA Members AIAA Staff AIAA Members Sections TAC TCs Members Other Elected or Appointed Officers Y Y Y Y Y Y Y G R R R R R R R R R R R R Legend - Strong IG Content - Add. IG Content Required - IG Content Required - Original Status 1.0 1.2 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.5 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 4.0 4.1 4.2
35 TAC Director Member of the Board, TAC, TAC Executive Committee and AIAA Nominating Committee Oversees Technical Activities within his/her Directorate Appoints Deputy Directors Support the AIAA President and Vice President, Technical Activities in projects as required
36 TAC Deputy Director Appointed positions (serve at the discretion of appropriate director) Member of TAC and the New Initiatives Sub-Committee Provide first line of interface between TAC and the technical committees Support directors in managing technical activities within her/his directorate Support the Vice President, Technical Activities in projects as required
37 TAC Director / Deputy Responsibilities Advocate for the constituency and the AIAA Ensure that all TC Chairs attend the TC Chair training at least once - preferably before becoming chair Have 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 year Participate in as many of her/his TC meetings as possible Participate in at least one directorate meeting each year
38 TAC Director / Deputy Responsibilities - 2 Monitor the health of his/her TCs Overview 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 appropriate Approve Phase I and II forms and co- sponsored conferences (based on relevancy, viability, conflicts with existing conferences)
39 TAC 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 papers Assist TCs in creating and maintaining an appropriate award selection process Encourage TCs to participate in annual nominating and election processes Report directorate initiatives, progress, issues at TAC meetings as appropriate
40 Additional TAC Director Responsibilities Participate in TAC Executive Committee telecons Review TC proposals for utilizing TAC funding and allocate funding among her/his TCs Allocate 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 directorate Set the tone for corporate governance and ethics. Sign code of Conflict of Interest statement prior to taking office
41 Conflict 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: ________________________
42 TC Chair Responsibilities TC Organization Orientation TC Money Honors and Awards Meetings Status Reporting Education Associate Memberships Liaison Public Policy Conferences Publications Membership & Rosters
43 TAC Metrics Examples Membership Balance TC Charter Foreign Membership Succession Planning Training Liaisons Meeting participation Conferences Publications Awards Short courses K-12 Books News Letters Standards AIAA service Congressional visits day Number of meetings Local involvement
44 Technical Committee Membership Solicitation for nominees each summer (July) AIAA at large Technical committees Aerospace America Committee membership selection is chairmans responsibility Membership limited to 35 Larger membership only with TAC approval Three-year term; 1 May to 30 April Term exceptions (both less than & more than three years) Attend at least two meetings a year Should maintain a balanced composition Affiliation Professional interest Geographic location Gender Have Deputy Director approval Associate, international and ex-officio members A key to success of TC
45 TAC Program Committee Coordinator A director-level position, appointed by the Vice President, Technical Activities Member of TAC and the New Initiatives Subcommittee (NIS) Provides the first line of interface between TAC and the program committees
46 Program 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 appropriate Helps in identifying potential new program committees as a member of the AIAA Emerging Technologies Committee.
47 Program Committee Coordinator Responsibilities - 2 Advocates for the constituency and the AIAA Has a thorough understanding of PC Chair responsibilities. Attends at least two NIS or TAC Exec meetings and 2 TAC meetings per year Participates in TAC Executive Committee telecons Participates in as many PC meetings as possible Organizes and leads at least one PC Chair group meeting each year Supports the Vice President, Technical Activities in projects, as required Review PC proposals for utilizing TAC funding and allocate funding among the PCs Allocate Aerospace America Highlights issue pages among the PCs (requests for additional pages from VP TAC)
48 Program Committee Coordinator Responsibilities - 3 Monitor the programmatic and functional health of the PCs Report PC initiatives, progress, issues at TAC meetings, as appropriate Overview 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 papers Assist PCs in creating and maintaining an appropriate award selection process Encourage PCs to participate in annual nominating and election processes
49 Regional 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.
50 Regional 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.
51 TAC Reports Schedule JanuaryMayAugust DirectorsAerospace SciencesEng & Tech MgmtPropulsion & Energy Aircraft & Atmos Systems Aerospace Design & Structures Information Systems Space & Missiles Program Committees - determined by Program Coordinator Regions1, 2, 73, 45, 6 LiaisonsPublicationsIACIDC PMECPrecollege OutreachStandards ICASPublic PolicyMembership/RSAC EducationUSNC/TAMYoung Professionals SubcommitteesNIS Finance IT/Database OtherVP Topic Mtgs for approval Staff Report
52 Number of TC meetings Special events, invited speakers, tours, or other highlights Honors 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 TCs Best Practices / Lessons learned Annual Report
53 TAC Director Meeting Reports Identify your group Director, Deputies, and TCs and their chairs Highlight any changes since last report Identify sponsored conferences that will occur before next TAC meeting Chairs & their employers, conference location and special events of note Highlight problems, issues, and solutions Identify sponsored conferences that have occurred since last TAC meeting Chairs & their employers, conference location and special events of note Highlight problems, issues, and solutions Pet VP Technical Topic (will vary each meeting) Technical Group special topics – up to three issues with one slide per topic
54 Regional Deputy Director, Technical Meeting Reports Identify yourself, your employer, and your sections Highlight any changes in personnel or structure since last report Identify AIAA sponsored conferences (1 slide) and regional or sectional conferences (1 slide) that will occur in your region before next TAC meeting Conference location, industry sponsor, and local section involvement Your comments and highlight problem issues and solutions Identify sponsored conferences (1 slide) and regional or sectional conferences (1 slide) that have occurred in region since last TAC meeting Conference location, industry sponsor, and local section involvement Your comments and highlight problem issues and solutions Pet VP Technical Topic (will vary each meeting) Regional special topics – up to three issues with one slide per topic
56 TAC Money Each 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 directors Any TC/PC may apply for funds from its director/coordinator Directors will approve allocation of funding Funds must be expended by 30 September Generally used for a one-time expense (new program, etc.) Current TC Charter
58 May maintain own funds independent of AIAA corporate Without AIAA oversight or control or recourse to AIAA corporate resources Cannot legally bind the institute Must file TC tax return and pay taxes as appropriate at all levels Funds must be used to promote the charitable, educational or scientific purposes of AIAA May not hire employees No contracts, salaries, compensation etc. to TC members or families without 2/3 vote of the TC at a regularly scheduled meeting Work with AIAA Secretary to negotiate agreement to use own EIN under AIAA Group Exemption Number Constraints on Using TC Money
59 May not directly or indirectly carry on any activity not permitted by an organization exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code No more than 20% of annual AIAA budget used for explicit lobbying activities AIAA has only 2 registered lobbying representatives TAC coordinates all activities with Public Policy Committee to assure it meets AIAA requirements and is within lobbying regulation guidelines AIAA historically stays away from taking positions on specific programs Ensuring reasonable & continued level of R & D funding Issues impacting critical technology or negative effects on aerospace professionals Voice 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 advocacy activity Individual AIAA members or TCs may contact legislators but must assure that their communication is not construed as an official AIAA policy position Public Policy
60 Congressional Visits Day AIAA's annual member-driven policy outreach activity to Congress and the Executive Branch. CVD participants take AIAAs issues and message to the key decision-makers in Congress and in the Administration. Visit teams are organized by the geographic origin or by Technical Committee (TC) discipline. AIAA is well-positioned to communicate matters of aerospace policy and critical technical issues in an objective and effective manner. Supplemented by new the new grassroots program, August is for Aerospace (A4A) where AIAA members can visit with their elected officials during August recess in their local district offices. A4A builds on CVD - derived experience at the local level by developing and pursuing local public policy programs. Displays the local impact of aerospace sector for national policymakers.
61 AIAA Honors & Awards Over 80 Individual or Distinct Awards Distinguished Lectureships International Awards Technical Awards Publication Awards Education Awards Section Awards Joint Society Awards Service Awards (Distinguished, Public, Sustained Service) Special Service Citation Longevity Awards (25-, 40-, 50-, 60- and 70- year membership) There is an official process for Technical Awards!
66 Membership Upgrades Senior Members - Applications anytime Associate Fellows Nomination forms due 15 April References due 15 May Fellows Nomination forms due 15 June References due 15 July Honorary Fellows Nomination forms due 15 June References due 15 July
67 Hotel Room Nights Meetings Managers Priorities Sleeping Room Costs Meeting Space Costs Food Service Costs Complementary Sleeping Rooms Hotel Priorities (Income) Sleeping Rooms Food Functions Meeting Rooms Restaurants Gift Shop Bars
68 Room Night Issues Hotel Bookings Very Competitive Hotels Trade-off # of Guaranteed Room Nights for Meeting Space/Other Considerations Commercial vs Government Rates Hotels Play Games with Room Rates People Play Games with Room Rates Tell the Meetings Managers about Problems Unavailability of Rooms Unavailability of Rooms at Conference/Government Rates When Booked Outside the Conference Block at a Lower Rate
70 (Bullet 1) Publications and meetings focus on the industrys hot topics including common problems and potential solutions. (2) All of the technical disciplines that support aerospace are represented (presenter should have a listing of all of the technical committees as a back-up and be ready to point out the activities of greatest interest to each specific audience). (3&4) AIAA has a very diverse membership which promotes new ideas and increases the benefits of technical interchange. (5) Provides an opportunity for networking with experts in specific disciplines. These people are often invited speakers or participants in conferences and workshops making them readily available for discussion. (6) See next chart The Work Has Been Done AIAA Value to the Community
71 Training Opportunities Director / Deputy Director Training Workshop – August (January and May as needed) Technical Committee Chair Training - January TAC Leadership Workshop - January Regional Leadership Conference – July Regional Deputy Director Training – Every other January
72 Videotape Loan Program Available for loan to Sections, Student Branches, TCs, individual members Wide range of topics, separated by subject area - VHS form No cost except for return postage and lost tapes Send requests to West Coast Office: Susan Goldstein 999 North Sepulveda Blvd Suite 440 El Segundo, CA 90245 310/726-5002
73 AIAA International Web Pages Available at www.aiaa.org/international Translated into the following languages: Chinese French Japanese Spanish Russian For information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
74 AIAA Conference Administration System (CAS) CAS is AIAAs technical paper management system Collects abstract submissions Repository for manuscripts and author information Program builder for conference organizers and staff Accepted Formats - Word, WordPerfect, Text, RTF, and PDF www.aiaa.org, Conferences & Events, Submit/Edit a paper Being replaced in 2009 !!
75 AIAA Electronic Library Available at our web site under Publications and Papers Purchase books and technical papers Subscribe to journals Past Journal Table of Contents Available IAC Archives (through 2006 only) IAC papers will go to IAF in the near future eBooks will be available for purchase soon - on-line and downloadable PDF formats Predecessor Society Journal articles available late Fall 2008 for purchase (includes IAS and ARS Journals 1930-1962)
76 AIAA Insurance Policies Property and Casualty Insurance Publishers Liability Insurance Officers and Directors Liability Insurance Employee Group Travel Umbrella Insurance Policy
77 AIAA Partners Home & Auto Insurance Liberty Mutual TD Insurance Medical Insurance Long Term Care Insurance Car Rental Discounts Hertz Credit Card Bank of America Student Loans College Loan Corporation Subscription Discount Aviation Week & Space Technology
78 Speaker 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 speakers expenses can be reimbursed through the program. Must be requested/approved in advance.
79 Speaker Expense Reimbursement 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 speakers 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 Stephan Brock at AIAA HQ.
80 AIAA Career Center Search Jobs Post Resume Managing Your Career in the 21st Century Workshop Salary Information Professional Career Time Line
82 Important Dates to Remember January TAC/NIS/BoD Meetings Director Report January 31 Annual Report to VP TAC TC Rosters to AIAA April 15 Associate Fellow Nomination Forms May TAC/NIS/BoD Meetings Director Report May 15 Associate Fellow References June 15 Fellow/Honorary Fellow Nomination Forms July Nominations for AIAA Board of Directors July 15 Fellow/Honorary Fellow References August/September TAC/NIS/BoD Meetings Director Report September 1 Aerospace America Highlights Article to AIAA Headquarters As Appropriate Conference Proposals (three weeks prior to TAC) AIAA Award Recipient Recommendations Senior Member Applications (anytime)
83 TAC Staff Technical Committees Directors and Deputies - Linking Pins for AIAA Director & Deputy
84 What Makes a Good Director/Deputy Director? A Good Director/Deputy Director/Coordinator is one who: Organizes their group Motivates, coordinates, delegates and documents successes Acquires TAC/staff support when needed Plans for the long term Realizes that she/he is working with volunteers
AIAA Value to the Community Updated: February 11, 2008
87 AIAA: Your Forum for Aerospace Leadership Mission AIAA advances the state of aerospace science, engineering, and technological leadership. Vision AIAA is the shaping, dynamic force in aerospace – THE forum for innovation, excellence and global leadership.
88 AIAA Overview Formed in 1963 from ARS (1930) and IAS (1932) Worlds Largest Professional Society in Aviation, Space, & Defense Engineering/Science 30,000 professional members 6500 student members 70 corporate members 71 Technical Committees Spanning Aerospace Science & Technology Aerospace Leadership 79 Honorary Fellows, 706 Fellows, 3562 Associate Fellows An AIAA member was involved in every major aerospace accomplishment Aerospace Policy Guidance - Respected, credible voice to Administration and Congress on Aerospace Issues Aerospace ISO Standards Body Aerospace Conference Administrator Aerospace Professional Development Course Provider Aerospace Publisher – Books, Journals, & Technical Papers Aerospace Pre-College Educational Outreach Leader
89 AIAA and the Community AIAA 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 benefit AIAA positions organizations for future development, growth and opportunities
90 AIAA Providing Unequivocal Value Advocacy for aerospace issues Networking with aerospace professionals Recognition of contributions/contributors Partnership with others in broader international, educational, and professional arenas Professional and corporate involvement/growth Customized services of cost effective products and services tailored to meet organizational strategic needs
91 AIAA Technical and Networking Advantages May reduce development time and cost Obtain technical expertise quickly Avoid reinventing the wheel Gain from lessons learned May strengthen your organization Identify new technologies and applications Identify research needs and funding sources Prepare for potential procurement activities May enhance technical development Provide exposure to new concepts Promote personal and professional development Establish leadership among the technical community Prepare for increased responsibility Provide insight to factors affecting the industry
92 AIAA Products and Services Conferences and Exhibits Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit Aviation Technology, Integration, and Operations Conference Fluid Dynamics Conference Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference and Exhibit Missile Sciences Conference Joint Propulsion Conference Space Conference and Exhibit Strategic and Tactical Missile Systems Conference Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference ….plus another 20+ in various disciplines
93 AIAA Products and Services (cont) Publications Books – Progress in Aeronautics and Astronautics – Education Series Journals – 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 Transfer Technical Papers Electronic Library Monthly Magazine Case Studies ….and more!
94 Professional Development Over 80 courses (ranging from fundamental courses to advanced) Taught by leading industry experts Five course formats Classroom-based short courses One-day tutorials Online tutorials (web casts) Learn at home Onsite (at your company) Courses held in conjunction with a technical conferences include attendance to the conference
95 AIAA Products and Services (cont) Education Activities Student branches at more than 150 universities Student Conferences held each Spring in seven regions Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships Design Competitions K-12 Activities for student and teachers
96 AIAA Products and Services (cont) Standards Promoting national and international standards for technical excellence Accredited by the American National Standards Institute Focus on aerospace applications Member input and review encouraged Members receive electronic copies of AIAA Standards free!
97 AIAA Products and Services (cont) Public Policy Developing comprehensive position papers on policy issues Coordinating expert testimony to Congress and the Administration Organizes annual Congressional Visits Day Promotes August is for Aerospace Home Visits Sponsors forums and workshops on policy issues Fosters relationships with the media and various coalitions Providing responsible positions which influences aerospace policy
98 AIAA Products and Services (cont) Local section activities 62 sections across the United States and abroad Local networking, management and leadership opportunities Local technical programs in geographic areas Distinguished Lecturer Program Support
99 AIAA Products and Services (cont) Technical Committees 71 committees focus on specific areas of technology Development of conferences, workshops, standards, etc. Aerospace Sciences Applied Aerodynamics Aircraft and Atmospheric Systems Engineering and Technology Management Information Systems Propulsion and Energy Space and Missiles Structures, Design, and Test...and more! Program Committees 11 committees focus on leading edge or emerging aerospace programs Development of conferences, workshops, standards, etc. Aerospace Traffic Management Energy Optimized Aircraft and Equipment Systems Gossamer Spacecraft HyTASP Netcentric Operations Reusable Launch Vehicles Space Exploration Space Station Unmanned Systems …and more!
100 AIAA Products and Services (cont) Standing Committees 22 committees focus on Institute Admin Networking, management and leadership opportunities Academic Affairs Career Enhancement Honors and Awards International Activities Membership Precollege Outreach Professional Member Education Public Policy Publications Standards Executive Council Student Activities Young Professionals …and more!