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Future Conference Locations

The AIAA Region V Student Paper Conference will rotate to the following sections:

 2017: TBD

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2016 Conference

The 2016 Region V Student Conference will be held in Ames, IA.

 April 6-8, 2016

The Conference is Hosted by the Iowa State University student branch of AIAA.

Key Dates

Online Registration Opens

January 11th, 2016

Online Registration Deadline

April 6th, 2016

Late Registration (On-Site)

April 6th, 2015

Abstracts due

March 4th, 2016

Papers due

March 25th, 2016

Awards Banquet

April 8th, 2015, 5:00 pm

Location: Scheman Building Iowa State University

Please note that all times are in Central Standard Time (CST).


AIAA Author Kit

Your paper should be prepared according to AIAA Manuscript Preparation Kit. Please note that the paper can be no longer than 11 pages single column because this is a student competition. Masters Competition papers may have up to two student authors and list one faculty advisor as co-author.

Information for authors and a template can be found on the AIAA website, Author Resources.

AIAA Region V Student Conference


Hosted by Iowa State University

Iowa State University will be hosting the annual Student Paper Conference for Aerospace Engineering. Each year, students in both undergraduate and graduate positions participate in writing papers on various topics to submit to the conference. Judges from various fields will then choose the best papers of each respective category. Authors of winning papers will receive prizes based on both their category and placement within said category.