2017 AIAA Student Conference Region VII-AU
23 - 24 November 2017
Swanston Academic Building 80
445 Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Note: Please try to renew or complete your AIAA membership if you have not already and update your details on this site. You cannot be fully accepted to the conference without valid membership.
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) sponsors student conferences in each AIAA Region as a means to encourage students in aerospace related fields to discuss research, exchange knowledge, and generate interest in the field of aerospace engineering.
Abstract/Paper Submission Instructions
To submit your abstract or paper:
1. Click on "My registration" and complete the registration form.
2. You must enter a valid AIAA membership number, so have it ready.
3. Once your registration form has been submitted and accepted, click on
"Add presentation" and proceed completing the details. Your abstract must
be entered in a text box. There is no file upload for the abstract.The abstract should not
exceed 200 words.
4. You will receive an email with the status of your abstract.
5. Once your abstract has been accepted, a new option will appear to upload your manuscripts as a PDF file.
Interstate and students from the Asia-Pacific region can present their paper via video conferencing. The conference organisers must be notified in advance if you wish to use this option.
The AIAA Australian Regional Student Conference will be an undergraduate competition with the following prizes sponsored by AIAA:
First place: $500 (USD) and an expenses paid trip to the AIAA Scitech Meeting January 2018, Kissimmee, Florida, USA (for one author)
Second Place: $300 (USD)
Third Place: $250 (USD)
Rules for the AIAA Regional Student Conference Competition:
1. Student authors MUST be current AIAA student members prior to the competition. Student membership is $ 25 (USD). Join here.
2. Paper must be prepared according to the AIAA Author Kit in a single column format. Paper, including tables, figures and acknowledgements can be no longer than 11 pages total. The 11-page rule is strictly enforced because this is an international competition.
3. There can only be two student authors listed on the paper. Faculty advisors from a University may be listed as co-authors. Please note that NASA advisors, Industry advisors, etc. may NOT be listed as co-authors; they should instead be noted in the paper acknowledgement.
4. Papers submitted to the Regional Student Conferences should not be submitted for presentation at or publication by any other conference or journal. If the paper is not the first place undergraduate paper, the student may then submit to other conferences or journals.
5. The first prize winner must be able and available to travel to Florida, USA, in January 2018 to present the paper at the AIAA SciTech Meeting.
For more details, refer to the Conference Rules page.
Important Dates to remember:
Abstracts Submission: October 9 2017
Manuscripts Submission: October 20 2017
Questions? Contact the Conference Organizers:
General Enquiries: email@example.com
Conference Chairs: Associate Professor Cees Bil at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Daniel Edgington-Mitchell at email@example.com