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October 23, 2023 - October 25, 2023

Las Vegas Convention Center

ASCEND is not just another aerospace event; it’s a groundbreaking interdisciplinary space conference aimed at accelerating our journey towards an off-world future. This year, ASCEND is set to be a vibrant gathering of technology experts, executives, entrepreneurs, and engineers from across the aerospace sciences market.

Here’s an overview of what to expect from ASCEND 2023.

Key Objectives:

  • Drive Outcomes: Through transformative experiences, fresh perspectives, and targeted outcomes, ASCEND advances the space ecosystem, focusing on realistic goals and tangible results.
  • Foster Collaboration: By connecting various sectors like civil, commercial, and national security space, along with adjacent industries, ASCEND aims to forge a sustainable off-world future, hosting 2,000 participants from diverse fields.
  • Spark Imagination: Moving beyond a traditional conference, ASCEND offers an immersive, interactive format that inspires innovative ideas and new approaches.
  • Accelerate Technology: Encouraging technical exchanges on crucial subjects, ASCEND tackles challenges and seizes opportunities. With 150 sessions and over 275 technical papers, the conference paves the way for technological advancement in space exploration.

Program Highlights:

  • Expert-led Sessions: With nearly 150 sessions, hear from the leading voices in aerospace on everything from emerging technologies to the ethical considerations of space exploration.
  • Interactive Workshops: Dive into hands-on workshops and technical paper presentations to deepen your understanding of the industry’s most pressing topics.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded professionals and potential collaborators from across the global aerospace community.
  • Virtual Opportunities: Even if you can’t attend in person, AIAA offers various virtual opportunities to engage with the event, making it accessible to a broader audience.

Who Should Attend?

  • Aerospace Executives
  • Engineers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Technology Experts
  • Researchers
  • Policy Makers
  • Students and Educators in Aerospace


October 23, 2023
October 25, 2023


Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States
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(702) 892-0711

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