Past Events

February 10

Webinar - Advanced Air Mobility: Can the U.S. Afford to Lose the Race?

Last month, Deloitte and AIA partnered to examine the global race for advanced air mobility (AAM) and how U.S. aerospace and defense (A&D) companies are poised to lead.  The study concludes that through a mix of balanced regulation and substantial investment in research, advanced technologies, physical infrastructure and talent, the U.S. could be uniquely poised to lead in this new aerospace market. On February 10th AIA hosted a virtual event with Deloitte and AIA experts to discuss the...

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February 25 - 25

AAM Discussion with House Aviation Subcommittee Chairman and Ranking Member

On February 25th, AIA will hosted a virtual event with the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Aviation Subcommittee. Chairman Larsen (D-WA) and Ranking Member Graves (R-LA)participated in a fireside chat with AIA President & CEO, Eric Fanning, to discuss the details of the report and how Congress and the A&D industry can take advantage of the findings. For more information on the event, please email: ...

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March 4 - 4

All Member Update Webinar

Don’t miss this special briefing and exclusive insight into new opportunities with the Biden Administration, updates on vaccination rollout efforts, and AIA’s newest advocacy strategy and priorities for 2021. This webinar is for AIA members only and is closed to the media. For more information on the event, or to register, please email: ...

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March 8 - 8

A&D SUPPLY CHAIN SERIES: Defense Priorities for the New Congress

Date: Monday, March 8Time: 11:00am - 11:45am EST Join AIA and Congressman Donald Norcross, Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land, for a fireside chat and Q&A on the importance of the A&D supply chain and the critical issues Congress plans to address in 2021. This webinar is part of the Supplier Management Council’s A&D Supply Chain Series. This webinar is for AIA members only and is closed to the media.  For more information and t...

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March 9 - 9

A&D Supply Chain Series: Together Towards Recovery: How Buyers and Suppliers Will Overcome COVID-19

Registration Now Open This panel will focus on the current state of the A&D supply chain, the challenges faced as a result of COVID-19, and how the relationship between buyer and suppliers has evolved over the last 12 months. Panelists will touch on diverse topics, including CMMC implementation, improving supply chain vulnerabilities, and addressing other concerns like supply chain diversity, domestic source preference, and more.   Speakers: Pat McMahon, Corporate VP Supply Chain, NGC Jef...

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March 18 - 18

A&D Supply Chain Series: Outlook for the FY22 President's Defense Budget

Government funding in 2021 will shape countless issues that are critical to the aerospace and defense industry, including military modernization and readiness, strategic investments in technologies like commercial space and advance air mobility, and continued and competitive innovation in sustainability. Join AIA on Thursday, March 18 at 11:00am EDT, for a discussion with Jim McAleese, McAleese and Associates Founder & Principal, on the key trends and strategic shifts expected as part ...

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March 23 - 23

A&D Supply Chain Series: Digital Transformation In the New Normal: How to Succeed in the COVID-19 World and Through Future Disruptions

Registration opening soon.  This panel will discuss what companies, through digital transformation, need to do in the short, medium, and long term to ensure operational excellence with reduced capacities, manage ramp-up without growing capacities, leverage technology to speed up the transition, and manage the skills’ challenge. Speakers: Tom Gentile, CEO, Spirit AeroSystems  Manfred Hader, Global Head Aerospace & Defense, Roland Berger   Torsten Welte, Global Head Aerospace & Defe...

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March 24 - 24

A&D Supply Chain Series: A Year Into the COVID Crisis: Analyzing the Continued Impact on Commercial Aerospace

Join us on March 24 at 2:00pm EDT for a discussion on the year-long impact of COVID-19 on the commercial aerospace supply chain. Leaders from aviation consultancy Avascent will share updated data and analysis, and Karl Hutter, President and Chief Executive Officer of Click Bond, Inc., will provide a company’s perspective on managing operations as this crisis continues. Speakers: Jay Carmel, Principal, Avascent  Chris Higgins, Principal, Avascent  Karl Hutt...

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May 6 - 6

BOG Signature Series: National Reconnaissance Office Discussion with Director Scolese

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) will host a webinar with Director of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Dr. Christopher Scolese, who leads the development, acquisition, launch, and operations of America’s overhead intelligence systems. During the event, Director Scolese will share his insights on the opportunities and challenges of NRO and A&D industry partnerships. Join AIA and Director Scolese on Thursday, May 6 at 11:00 am EDT for this discussion and Q&A as part...

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May 11 - 11

Transatlantic Cooperation in the Defense and Space Sector

Join the Aerospace Industries Association and representatives from the U.S. Mission to the European Union for a wide-ranging conversation about the defense and space sector in Europe. During this comprehensive webinar, leading government and industry representatives will provide an overview of business opportunities and regulatory changes impacting U.S. industry, such as accessing opportunities through the European Defense Fund, the future of EU space policy regulations, export control matters, ...

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May 12 - 12

Priorities and Challenges for the FY 2022 Defense Budget

Please join the Center for Strategic and International Studies' (CSIS) on Wednesday, May 12 at 10:00 am ET for a conversation on the FY 2022 defense budget request. Todd Harrison, director of Defense Budget Analysis at CSIS, will moderate a discussion on the forthcoming defense budget with Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD) of the House Armed Services Committee, Eric Fanning, President & CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association and the 22nd Secretary of the Army, and Mackenzie Eaglen, a resident...

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June 9 - 9

China's Influence in the Indo-Pacific Region

Join AIA for the next webinar in our series of engagements with the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), as we look at China’s efforts to exert influence, challenge the diplomatic status quo, and offer a military and economic alternative to American influence in the Indo-Pacific region. During the panel, IISS researchers will provide an overview of defense policy developments and defense economic trends across the region (spending/procurement) and address the People’s Liber...

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September 22 - 22

All Member Update Webinar

Please join us on September 22 at 11:00am ET for a special briefing featuring the latest guidance on vaccination requirements, a look at key messages and engagements from National Aerospace Week, and updates on our advocacy and outreach efforts and priorities for the remainder of the year. This webinar is for AIA members only and is closed to the media. For more information on this webinar or to register, please contact ...

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October 12 - 22

Virtual Fall Supplier Management Council Series

AIA will host a Fall SMC webinar series on October 11-22, featuring industry experts and insights on timely topics affecting the supply chain industry. Webinar Series Schedule: October 12, 1pm ETDefense Budget Update October 13, 2pm ETSemiconductor Electronics Market October 14, 1pm ETA Discussion with Farooq Mitha, Director of the Office of Small Business Programs at the Department of Defense October 18, 3pm ETCybersecurity and the A&D Industry: Current Issues and Future Cons...

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October 26 - 28

2021 Fall Cost Principles Committee Meeting

The Cost Principles Committee (CPC) meets 2 times a year and is responsible for issues involving the development and application of the FAR cost principles, interpretation of cost accounting standards, business systems compliance, issues impacting the negotiation of forward pricing rates and the settlement of final overhead rates. CPC meetings feature a large roundtable discussion focused on up to the minute regulatory and policy topics, host an array of relevant guest speakers from government a...

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November 14 - 18

Dubai Airshow 2021

AIA at the Dubai Air Show The Dubai Air Show is one of the world’s largest and most successful trade shows, with 1,103 exhibitors, 66,346 trade visitors, and $37.2 billion in orders logged in 2015. Dubai Airshow 2021 is set to be the most critical point of convergence for the aerospace industry this year, connecting you with over 1,300 exhibitors, 160+ aircraft displays and a host of new show features, startups and conferences. In addition to its role supporting the participating U.S. mil...

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December 1 - 3

2021 Fall Board of Governors and Membership Meeting

Event Summary The bi-annual Board of Governors and Membership Meeting brings together over 200 A&D industry leaders for a three-day event that includes presentations from high-level government officials, key industry experts, numerous networking activities and memorable keynote dinner speakers. Event Registration will open on September 13. If you have questions on the event, please contact: ...

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December 14 - 14

All Member Update Webinar

Please join us on Tuesday, December 14 at 11:00am ET for a special briefing featuring updates on AIA’s advocacy and outreach priorities as we approach 2022. This webinar is for AIA members only and is closed to the media. For more information on this webinar or to register, please contact ...

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Monika Nielsen, CMP

Vice President, Corporate Events

Kristyn Walecka

Manager, Corporate Events

Nadia Kader

Manager, Corporate Events