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The world is evolving and it’s clear – you as the audience need flexible ways to participate in industry-leading conversations. The 2021 ASCEND hybrid event is here to make that happen. With multiple pathways to join, ASCEND registration will launch to the world in late July.

In the meantime, plan ahead to register with these Early Bird rates through 15 September. The standard rates in effect 16 September through the close of registration will be made available in late July.

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Online Platform Registration

Do you want flexibility and ease of access anywhere in the world? Join the event virtually with the Online Platform Registration.

AIAA Non-Member Rate

$600

AIAA Member: Professional

$450

AIAA Member: Young Professional/Educator

$250

AIAA Member: Full-time Student/Retiree^

$99

ASCEND Las Vegas: Live 15-17 November
& Full Access to ASCEND Online

Do you want to be at the epicenter of the high-level conversation with the ease of access at any time? Join the event online from 8-10 November and live in-person in Las Vegas at the Caesars Forum with the ASCEND Las Vegas Registration.

AIAA Non-Member

$1200

AIAA Member: Professional

$999

AIAA Member: Young Professional/Educator

$750

AIAA Member: Full-time Student/Retiree^

$250

ASCEND East Coast Satellite: Live 15 November
& Full Access to ASCEND Online

For those that live in a commutable distance of Washington, DC, this limited-space one-day face-to-face event will feature special programming and a live viewing of Las Vegas sessions. You also will gain full access to join the event online from 8-10 + 15-17 November with the ASCEND East Coast Satellite Registration.

AIAA Non-Member

$700

AIAA Member: Professional

$550

AIAA Member: Young Professional/Educator

$325

AIAA Member: Full-time Student/Retiree^

$149

^Student and Retired Online Registration pricing does not include access to the conference proceedings.
*Student and Retired Las Vegas Registration pricing does include access to the conference proceedings. 

Registration Support

Registration will open in late July. Customer service will be available via email and telephone once the site opens. 

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is closely monitoring recommendations and guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about the coronavirus, now known as COVID-19.  

AIAA is committed to the health and safety of all attendees at AIAA forums and events and the public at large. For the most up-to-date information on how AIAA will navigate an in-person experience, please refer to: https://www.ascend.events/2021-ascend/covid-19-update/ 

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be in writing and received no later than the following dates in order to receive a refund: 

For cancellations received by 15 September, registrants will be charged a $25 processing fee.
For cancellations received between 16 September and 31 October 2021, registrants will be charged a $50 processing fee.

Registrants who cancel after 1 November 2021 or fail to attend the events will forfeit the entire fee(s). 

AIAA Membership and Rate Details

AIAA Professional Members
Become a Professional Member to qualify ($125/year)

AIAA Young Professionals
Must be under 35 with fewer than 10 years experience to qualify

AIAA K-12 Educator Members
Become an Educator Member to qualify (free)

AIAA Student Members
Become a Student Member to qualify ($15/year)

AIAA Retired Professional Members
Become a Retired Professional Member to qualify ($62.50/year)

AIAA and ASCEND are 899 Compliant.

Press Pass

ASCEND welcomes all credentialed members of the media whose primary responsibility is the coverage of the aerospace industry. More information on how to sign-up for a Press Pass will be posted by late July.

Full details on in-person and online experiences and benefits to come soon!

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