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March 12-14, 2024
Charlotte Convention Center | Charlotte, NC

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Welcome to AeroTech, SAE International’s premier professional conference on aerospace technology!

Join us for an exciting conference dedicated to exploring the latest innovations and advancements in aerospace technology. AeroTech brings together engineers, executives, regulators, academics, researchers, and scientists from around the world to share their knowledge and expertise on the latest developments in aerospace technology.

At AeroTech, you will have the opportunity to connect with industry leaders and visionaries, learn about the latest cutting-edge technologies, share and celebrate achievements, and discover new ways to enhance your professional skills and expertise.

AeroTech combines a diverse range of keynote speakers, technical presentations, and interactive panel discussions with a wealth of networking opportunities, making it the perfect forum to gain insights into the latest industry trends and best practices, grow your skill set and network, and explore the future of aerospace.

Event Venue

Charlotte Convention Center
501 S College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

AeroTech’s technical program provides practical information on today’s hottest topics, including:

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Sustainability, Circularity, and Decarbonization

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Automation and Autonomy

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Advanced Manufacturing

Whether you are an engineer looking to stay up to date on the latest technologies and techniques, an executive looking to gain strategic insights and network with industry peers, or a researcher looking to share your latest findings with the wider aerospace community, AeroTech is the ideal event for you.

Keynote Speakers

Henry Brooks

President, Power & Controls
Collins Aerospace


Henry Brooks is president, Power & Controls, at Collins Aerospace. In this role, he is responsible for delivering integrated solutions for customers across four key segments, including aircraft environmental control systems, electrical power systems, engine controls, and industrial businesses.

Henry started in the industry as an engineer and in his 30-year career has held numerous leadership positions in engineering, operations, program, and general management.

As his corporate career has grown, so has his commitment to advocating for a more inclusive engineering community. Henry is a lifetime member of the National Society of Black Engineers and is a sought-after advisor to the organization. He also sits on the Board of Directors for the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).

Henry holds an MBA from Northeastern University and a Bachelor of Science in engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Joseph (Joe) M. Keegan

Director, Systems
Product Development
Boeing Commercial Airplanes


Since early 2020 Joe Keegan has led the BCA Product Development Systems team. In this capacity his team develops innovative systems architecture and technology solutions for future and derivative airplanes and product enhancements. He also engages beyond Commercial Airplanes as the Enterprise Domain Leader for Systems Engineering and Autonomy.

In May 2018, Joe became Boeing Commercial Airplanes’ first Director of Mobility Transformation. He was responsible for the development of future airplane concepts and inventive technologies to drive Boeing into its second century.

Previously, Joe served as the Product Development leader for systems and technology and led Features Development. He has held leadership positions during the development of the 777X, 787 and 737NG. Joe joined The Boeing Company in 1988 as an intern and began his career on the development of the original 777.

He holds a bachelor of science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Idaho and regularly visits his alma mater as a member of the College of Engineering Industry Advisory Board and the university’s Academy of Engineers.

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