The 2017 Region I Student Conference will be hosted by
University of Virginia (UVA)
The AIAA Student Papers Conference is an annual research competition designed to give students a chance to have their work reviewed and critiqued by practicing professionals. All student members of the AIAA are invited and encouraged to submit papers and attend the conference to give formal presentations. Prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place papers in each category. Winners in each category will be invited to attend and compete at the International Student Conference. For a complete list of rules and procedures, please see the Category Overview and Conference Rules sections of this web page.
In addition to the competition, the Student Papers Conference also give students the opportunity to interact with industry, AIAA professionals, and their fellow student members. There will be social events included in the conference so that attendees may discuss presentations or current events and topics in aerospace engineering.