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What is AeroTech Government/Industry?

AeroTech Government/Industry is a neutral forum convening leaders from government and regulatory agencies, airframe manufacturers and all tiers of the supply chain, air navigation service providers, technical standards organizations, and industry associations to impart and discuss the most pressing legislative/regulatory and technology topics, challenges and opportunities, implementing standards and fulfilling certification requirements, and the path forward for the safe implementation of cutting-edge technologies.

At SAE International’s AeroTech Government/Industry, the global community (comprising regulatory, mobility, and technology professionals) convenes to focus on new regulatory directives, certification requirements, standards updates, research & development efforts, the latest innovations, test and validation/verification, and technology and safety priorities.

The AeroTech Government/Industry meeting will be co-located with the annual Government/Industry meeting, a long-standing annual forum for automotive professionals to meet with government representatives to discuss and find common ground on safety, environmental impacts and future vehicle design. This cross-sector opportunity provides a neutral forum to discuss issues across the mobility spectrum that affect the future of our industry. Take advantage of cross industry networking during special events and networking receptions.

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Venue Location

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Allen Y. Lew Place NW
Washington, D.C.
Room 143BC

Registration is FREE for all federal and state government employees.
Proof of employment status/ID required for entry.





This meeting is co-located with the

All registered participants will receive early access to the Washington DC Automotive Show.

Why You Should Attend

SAE International’s AeroTech Government/Industry facilitates interactive conversations amongst key mobility and safety stakeholders from across governments and industries worldwide. It promotes the exchange of ideas, information, resources, viewpoints, and technologies / solutions. Information flows freely at AeroTech Government/Industry, where interactive conversations are encouraged – in the technical program and via networking. AeroTech Government/Industry is specifically designed to facilitate the sharing of information, ideas, challenges, and solutions, providing a valuable resource to government and industry.

A wealth of conversations center on standardizing, certifying, and safely deploying technologies, systems and platforms harnessing:

  • Automation (including AI, machine learning), 
  • Electrification (sustainability, circularity, decarbonization),
  • Energy (batteries, fuels such as SAF, hydrogen, fuel cells), 
  • MSBE and digital engineering,
  • Digital transformation (digital twin, digital thread),
  • Advanced manufacturing and Materials (including additive manufacturing), 
  • 5G (and beyond) communications technology,
  • Workforce development (including training), and more.
Aerotech executives meet at a session

Who Attends?

Virtually everyone whose work touches mobility regulations, certification requirements, and standards – particularly aviation and space government agencies and industry executives, engineering managers, engineers, and program, project, and product managers – should attend AeroTech Government/Industry.

Attend AeroTech Government/Industry:

To learn about policy changes and new and upcoming directives and priorities;

To ask questions, gain answers and guidance, and interface with knowledgeable influencers and decision-makers; and 

To discuss challenges, find solutions, and move innovation and industry forward.

AeroTech Government/Industry connects government, policy, and regulatory agency professionals with industry innovators, thought-leaders, and other high-tech professionals and key decision-makers from all tiers of the global aerospace and defense ecosystem to facilitate critical conversations; the exchange of high-value information, insights, ideas, and technologies; education and training; recruiting; and networking.

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Engage with AeroTech Government/Industry! Sponsor the event and/or take part in the exhibition to help grow your brand, expand your reach, and meet your marketing and sales goals.

Secure your sponsorship package and exhibit space today – space is limited! Reserve your exhibit booth and/or sponsorship – and take advantage of the opportunities at AeroTech Government/Industry.

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