New horizons forum to explore future of the global aerospace industry

October 29, 2008

October 29, 2008 - Reston, Va. - The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is pleased to announce that leaders from government, academia, and industry will convene in Orlando, Fla., January 5��, 2009, to discuss the future of the global aerospace industry and workforce.

The New Horizons Forum, held as part of the 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, will feature a series of keynote addresses and panel discussions focusing on the new challenges, future opportunities, and emerging trends in aerospace education, research, and programs.

The keynote addresses will focus on the following issues: The panel discussion topics are as follows: The New Horizons Forum is chaired by Dr. Thomas Beutner, program manager, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
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For media registration for the New Horizons Forum, please contact Duane Hyland at 703.264.7558, or at duaneh@aiaa.org.

Information for the forum can be found at www.aiaa.org/events/asm.

AIAA advances the state of aerospace science, engineering, and technological leadership. Headquartered in suburban Washington, D.C., the Institute serves over 35,000 members in 65 regional sections and 79 countries. AIAA membership is drawn from all levels of industry, academia, private research organizations, and government. For more information, visit www.aiaa.org.

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

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