A³iR Con 2016: January 14-17

The annual Aviation/Aeronautics/Aerospace International Research Conference will be held January 14-17, 2016, at the Crowne Plaza San Marcos Resort in Historic Old Town Chandler, Arizona (near Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport). Highlights of the 2016 conference will include Undergraduate and Graduate Student Poster Competitions, Demonstrations from the ERAU Autonomous Eagles, Interactive Panel Sessions and Peer Reviewed Presentations. Additionally, you are invited to take part in an optional golf outing at Arizona's first green grass course!

Please note that AIR Comp has been postponed. For additional information, please contact praircon@erau.edu

Download the Conference Program & Schedule

Mary Niemczyk, PhD, Moderator

Sy Liebergot, Apollo EECOM, Confirmed Presenter

A³iR Con 2016 Topic areas include:

  • UAS BLOWBACK: RISE OR THE DEMISE OF THE DRONES?
  • CORPORATE/BUSINESS AVIATION
  • AVIATION CONSUMER PERCEPTIONS
  • UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS CERTIFICATION
  • VIRTUAL REALITY/SIMULATION
  • DIVERSITY/EMPLOYMENT SHORTAGE
  • EMERGENCY RESPONSE
  • ROTORCRAFT
  • SPACE
  • COMMERCIAL AVIATION
  • AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT
  • LEADERSHIP/INNOVATION/AVN AERO TECH/APPLIC
  • GENERAL AVIATION
  • HUMAN FACTORS
  • MAINTENANCE
  • METEOROLOGY

Research Presentation Abstract Submission

To submit an abstract, please click on Submit Abstract on the left column, under Author Corner.

Poster Presentation Abstract Submission

The poster presentation abstract deadline has been extended to November 15, 2015. Faculty and graduate students should submit using the Submit Abstract on the left column, under Author Corner. Select "poster" when submitting. Undergraduate students should submit proposals by clicking here. There will be two types of poster competitions, virtual and live. The live session will be in Chandler, AZ at the San Marcos Resort during A³iR Con 2016. The virtual poster competition will occur at the same time using a web conferencing platform. Accepted presenters will need to register for the conference.

Conference Registration:

Registration Fees

  • Student: $95*
  • Regular Registration: $250
  • Exhibitors (includes two registrations): $495

Where

Crowne Plaza San Marcos Resort in Chandler, AZ

Make your reservation now by contacting +1 800 972 3574 or +1 480 812 0900. Mention A³iR Con to receive our special conference rate of $125/night for a standard room or $160/night for a junior suite.

The resort is located at One N. San Marcos Place; Chandler, Arizona 85225

Local Transportation

Several local transportation companies are offering A³iR Con attendees a special rate for shuttle service between Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport and the Crowne Plaza San Marcos.

Reservations may be made with the following vendors:

  • SuperShuttle (800) BLUE VAN ($21/per person/to & from the airport)
  • Roadrunner (800) 316-9252 ($27/per person/to & from the airport)
  • Arizona Southwest (866) 222-6363 ($24/per person/to & from the airport)
  • To receive information about upcoming conferences and research symposia, please contact praircon@erau.edu

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