The core of the NSBE Aerospace Systems Conference is its technical program.  NSBE-ASC is designed to both communicate the state of the art in aerospace technology and challenge practitioners to develop new capabilities and skills.

Technical Paper Tracks:  Aeronautics and Astronautics themed tracks encompass the breadth and depth of the industry.  Peer-reviewed technical papers within these tracks facilitate information exchange among aerospace professionals.  These papers will be published in a printed proceedings made available to conference participants and archived at the Space SIG Technical Papers Archive.

Submit a Paper Today!  Final Paper Due June 30,  2018. 

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 Paper Submission Portal
(use to submit abstracts, extended abstracts, drafts, full paper, and paper presentations)

Important Downloads
2018 NSBE- ASC Call for Papers (Word) (PDF)
Technical Paper Step by Step Guide 
Technical Paper Template (Required Format)



Final paper must be submitted in MS Word-compatible format using the provided template for compilation into the proceedings.


Technical Talks: Aerospace industry professionals, graduate students, and undergraduate students also have the opportunity to present 20-minute technical talks and demonstrations in all scientific and engineering domains of aviation and space. Technical Talks abstract submission portal

Abstracts due August 09, 2018 by 11:59PM EST


Training Courses: Advanced aerospace topics are investigated in four-hour technical courses to provide academic enrichment in aviation or space disciplines.

Call for Training Instructors


Aerospace Forums: Facilitated by subject matter experts or senior technical professionals, aerospace plenary sessions investigate new opportunities or discuss areas of uncertainty within the industry.

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Call for Panelists: Call for Aerospace Industry senior technical professionals and subject matter experts to be panelist on discussion panels.

Panel Topic Areas of Interest: Autonomous & Connected Vehicles, Entrepreneurship, Systems Thinking, Model-Based Engineering, Drones, Internet of Things, Artificial/Augment Intelligence, Data Analytics, Materials & Manufacturing, Aircraft Propulsion.

Keynote Speakers: Senior African American aerospace leaders with technical expertise related to conference tracks share the benefits of their expertise and experience with conference attendees during track-themed meal events and point to important opportunities and developments within their respective disciplines.