Supported Events

Below are future Events that are organised by other organisations and supported by the Royal Aeronautical Society. For many of these events, we have secured a preferential rate for RAeS Members to attend.  Please click on the links for more information.

The RAeS is a member of CEAS and a full list of their supported events can be found at



China Aerospace Propulsion Technology Summit 2015
27 - 28 May 2015, Changsha

Industrial leaders, from OEMs to AVIC and its subsidiary companies will gather together to discuss the Aero-engine projects taking place in China, airworthiness certification, future technology development trends. 


British Women Pilots' Association (BWPA) Diamond Jubilee
30 - 31 May 2015, White Waltham Airfield
The BWPA will mark its 60th anniversary with a weekend of events celebrating women in aviation, past, present and future. The weekend will see talks, flying displays, exhibitions and book signings take place at White Waltham Airfield. To find out more view the event flyer here, and click here for the booking form. While the deadline for registering is meant to be 8 May, the organisers are happy to accept registrations for a couple of days after this. 



Annual PEI Defence Lecture - The Queen Elizabeth Carrier Programme

3 June 2015
The Armed Forces Committee is a sub-group of all the Professional Engineering Institutions (PEI)and host a lecture each year. Draft programme for the 2015 PEI Defence Lecture:

  • Overview of QEC Requirement and Capability – QEC Programme Director
  • DACOS(CS) and QEC RM
  • QEC Build Strategy and Engineering Challenges – QEC Client Director
  • QEC – An alliance approach and challenges-
  • Question and Answers

These lectures are free to attend and we welcome both members & non members, however registration is compulsory. To register for this event, please contact – with your full details. Please note places are limited and early registration is strongly recommended.

Visit the website here

The Paris International Air Show 2015
15 June 2015 - 18 June 2015
For an up-close look at the world's most capable, affordable multi-mission ISR/strike/trainer aircraft SCORPION. Having completed its first full year of flight testing, meeting and exceeding all performance targets, Scorpion™ again crosses the Atlantic – another milestone in a year that has included flights throughout the U.S and Latin America.

To schedule your tour of Scorpion, please contact George Sanchez by cell phone at 202-770-6636 or

For more information click here 

The Young Space Investigators Awards - 'Pitch Your Research Idea' Competition

Deadline for entries: 22 June 2015
The UK Space Environments Association (UKSEA) is running a 'Pitch your research idea' competition aimed at young investigators, researchers and entrepreneurs entitled 'Enabling Future Long-Duration Human Spaceflight'. The challenge is to investigate and address a current barrier faced by astronauts on long-duration missions focused within the cope of life and biomedical science. Prizes include free registration for the UK Space Conference, signed memorabilia from the Astronaut Tim Peake, the opportunity to discuss your idea with Astronaut Helen Sharman and a visit to the European Astronaut Center in Cologne.  

To find out more, click here.

10th International Conference on Manufacturing of Advanced Composites 24 - 25 June 2015

This two day conference will focus on the themes of assembly and metrology, automation, design for manufacture in composites, factories of the future and skills and training issues.  A call for papers is currently open and the deadline for submitting abstracts is 26th September 2014.  To find out more click here or visit the website. 



Raytheon Summer Reception 2015
14 July 2015, 18:00 - 21:00, No.4 Hamilton Place, London

Raytheon UK are delighted to invite you to join them at their Summer Reception, taking place at the Royal Aeronautical Society's Mayfair Venue. The Reception will take place overlooking Hyde Park. 

Please RSVP to, or call 01895 816290. Attendance at this event is strictly by invitation. 


5th EASN Association Workshop on Aerostructures
2 - 4 September 2015, University of Manchester, UK
Co-organised by the EASN Association and the University of Manchester, the workshop is supported by the Royal Aeronautical Society and aims to offer participants a forum to present the latest advancements together with innovative ideas for future research. To find out more and view the call for papers, click here

5th CEAS Air & Space Conference
7 - 11 September 2015 - Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands)
Registration Register here

Earth Observation in the Sentinel Era - RSPSoc, NCEO and CEOI-ST Joint Annual Conference 2015
8-11 September 2015, Southampton UK

International Congress of Aviation and Space Medicine (ICASM 2015)
20 - 24 September 2015

30th International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences
25 - 30 September 2015, Daejeon, South Korea



China Aviation Training Summit 2015
4-5 November 2015, Beijing, China

China Aviation Training Summit 2015 (CATS 2015) plans to hold in Shanghai, on November 4th– 5th. Through various forms of participation, like keynote speech, panel discussion, exhibition, one-to-one meetings and media interview, CATS 2015 will take you in-depth understanding of the status quo and future development trends of civil aviation training industry in China.

Click here for more information or email Telephone: +86 021 - 5155 9030

Aviation Industry Informatization Summit 2015
11-12 November 2015, Beijing, China

In this context, Aviation Industry Informatization Summit 2015, organized by Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics, will take place in this November in Beijing, China. This event aims at promoting the development of IT techniques applied in domestic aircraft OEMs and will discuss current difficulties and dilemmas. 

Click here for more information or email Telephone: +86 021 - 5155 9030

London Space Week
24-25 November 2015, London, UK

London Space Week, is one of Europe’s major B2B space events dedicated to Space applications, Launch vehicles, satellites & space related technology.

3rd Annual China Aeronautical Materials and Process Summit
Sub forum - China Aircraft Interior Summit
25 November 2015, Beijing, China

Event Focuses

  • Overview of the Future Demand in the Aircraft Interiors Materials Market
  • The New Aircraft Interior Materials Demand - To Meet the Requirements of Future Aircraft Design
  • How to build flexibility in the original aircraft interior design to improve the customer experience
  • How the Materials Innovation of Aircraft Seating Design Improving the Aircraft Interior Layout and Meet Customers’ Demand
  • The Certification Process and Plan for New Aircraft Interior Materials
  • The Application of Composites in the New Generation Aircraft Interior 

Click here for more information or email Telephone: +86 021 - 5155 9030

3rd Annual China Aeronautical Materials and Process Summit
24-26 November 2015, Beijing, China

Key issues to be discussed

  • Airframe Materials
  • Aero Engine Materials
  • Aircraft Interiors
  • China Manufacturing 2025
  • Advanced Processing Technology

Click here for more information or email Telephone: +86 021 - 5155 9030



International Congress on the Science and Technology of Light Materials (LightMAT2016)

14 - 16 September 2016

The International European Congress on Light Materials (LightMAT2016) aims to cross the boundaries between industrial and academic research, in materials engineering and advanced manufacturing with light materials for transport applications.  Click here to view the flyer.

30th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences

25 - 30 September 2016
ICAS is an international, non-government, non-profit scientific organization with the mission to advance knowledge and facilitate collaboration in aeronautics. ICAS is the only international support organization to representative aeronautical engineering professional societies and their members in 30 countries. ICAS organizes every two years an International Congress covering all aspects of aeronautical science and technology and their application to both military and civil aviation.

Call for papers are currently open - visit for further information.


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