March 14-16, 2023 | Fort Worth, Texas

AeroTech Technical Program Tackles Pressing Topics and Delivers Practical Information

The AeroTech technical program includes a wealth of interesting, thought-provoking, and high-value presentations, sessions, tracks, and technical papers – offering practical information, solutions to pressing challenges, notable technical advances and achievements, top priorities and opportunities, and more.

The technical program spans three days and features: keynote addresses, interactive panel discussions, technical presentations, and written technical papers. Each of the three days starts with keynote addresses by industry leaders and innovators helping to realize more intelligent, electric, automated, and sustainable systems today and to usher in the future of aerospace and defense.

View the AeroTech technical program, including myriad technical presentations across all three days, in the downloadable PDF or build and print your custom agenda online.

Event Venue: Fort Worth Convention Center
Event Hotel: Omni Fort Worth Hotel

Co-located with ASM International's AeroMat conference and expo. 

AeroTech’s technical program is packed with interesting and educational tracks, sessions, and presentations designed to deliver the practical, high-tech information and insights today’s aerospace and defense professionals need now.

Highlights include:

Keynote addresses by industry innovators and thought-leaders from Bell, Textron; NASA; Boeing; and more

Technical keynotes on NASA ARMD Sustainable Flight and QUESST

New and expanded content on: Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and Digital Engineering; Aviation Cybersecurity; and Sustainability

Networking opportunities for all attendees – SAE Aerospace Standards Reception (Monday), AeroTech and AeroMat Welcome Reception (Tuesday), and morning coffee, lunches (Tues. and Wed.), and networking breaks (Tues. and Wed.)

Ticketed opportunities: Gala Dinner sponsored by Boeing (Wed.), First Annual Pub Crawl (Wed.), and Industry Tour of Collins Aerospace Wheel and Brake MRO facility

SAE Annual Meeting – all attendees welcome to attend; SAE Members encouraged to participate

SAE Aerospace Standards Committee Meetings – open to attendees

First ever SAE Sustainable Aviation Award

Guidance from industry leaders, including an FAA DER, on standards, regulations, lessons learned and best practices

Access to innovators, thought-leaders, and other aerospace and defense professionals from the global community

Attend AeroTech for informative and inspiring talks on:

Standards and Certification Requirements

Sustainable Aviation

Advanced Air Mobiity Ecosystem – organized by NASA

AeroFast Fastening, Assembly, and Tooling

Aviation Cybersecurity – expanded in 2023!

MBSE and Digital Engineering – all-new track in 2023!

Market Forecasts

Automation, AI, and Machine Learning

Autonomous and Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Advanced Manufacturing and Materials; Smart Factory

Digital Transformation – Digital Twin, Digital Thread

Myriad relevant topics in Aircraft Systems; Flight and Systems Engineering; Emerging/Disruptive Technologies, Vehicles, and Systems; Power, Thermal, and Propulsion; Safety and Security; Supply Chain, Obsolescence, and Sustainment; and Sustainability and Circularity

Plan to Publish a Technical Paper and Present Your Work at AeroTech 2024

AeroTech’s technical committees – your industry peers across the global aerospace and defense community – invite your participation in the technical program. 

The Call for Papers and Presentations will be open soon. Start planning now to submit an abstract for an oral presentation and/or a completed technical paper for potential inclusion in the AeroTech technical program.

Plan to present and/or publish a paper on myriad topics, such as:

•    Advanced Air Mobility
•    Aircraft Systems, including Avionics
•    Business, Economics & Forecasting
•    Defense, including Hardware & Software
•    Engineering & Digital Transformation
•    Fastening, Assembly & Tooling
•    Disruptive Technology & Future Flight

•    Flight Sciences
•    Smart Manufacturing & Industry 4.0
•    Materials, Additive Manufacturing & MBSE
•    Power, Thermal & Propulsion 
•    Safety, Security, Sustainability & Circularity
•    Sustainment, Obsolescence & Supply Chain
•    And more!

IMPORTANT NOTE: To present in the AeroTech technical program, speakers/presenters must register and pay a registration fee to attend AeroTech. The Technical Program Participant registration rate is discounted from the full conference price in recognition and appreciation of your technical paper and presentation; no further discounts, reductions, or promotional codes can/will be granted. (As an example for planning purposes, Technical Program Participant registration fees for AeroTech 2022 were: $850 early bird, $950 regular price.) If unable to attend in person and pay the registration fee, choose the Written Only option when submitting your technical paper for peer-review and, if accepted, publication by SAE International.