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Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute

Institut aéronautique et spatial du Canada

23rd AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference


Hosted by the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute


March 10-12, 2020 | Le Westin Montréal | Québec | Canada

General Information

Hosted by CASI, the 23rd AIAA International Space Planes and Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Conference will provide a forum for the discussion and exchange of information for attendees from across the globe about leading-edge research and development activities associated with space planes and hypersonic atmospheric flight vehicles and the technologies underpinning these capabilities.

Presentations will describe national programs from North America, South America, Australia, Europe, and Asia and multiple opportunities for international collaboration will be discussed. Special panel sessions will be organized around relevant topics of strong global interest.

AIAA will present the 2020 AIAA Hypersonic Systems and Technologies Award as well as the 2018 Hypersonics Best Paper Award on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. More details

Conference Proceedings will be available via hyperlink here once the event has concluded.

Dates to Remember

  • Call for Papers Abstract Deadline August 22, 2019
  • Registration Open November 18, 2019
  • Papers – Author Notification November 15, 2019
  • Papers - Manuscript Submission Opens November 26, 2019
  • Papers – Manuscript Deadline January 28, 2020
  •  Early Registration Ends February 10, 2020

Topics To Be Covered

  • Computational Methods
  • Guidance and Control Systems
  • Hypersonic Fundamentals and History
  • Materials and Structures for Vehicles and all Subsystems
  • Missions and Vehicles
  • Operational Systems Aspects
  • Propulsion Components
  • Propulsion Systems
  • Test and Evaluation
  • Thermal Management Systems for Vehicles and all Subsystems

Technical Committee Representative: 

Peter Montgomery

JACOBS Kennedy Space Center, Florida

Sponsorships & Exhibits

If you would like to be a Sponsor or Exhibitor at this event, please consult the Hypersonics 2020 Sponsor & Exhibitor Prospectus to see what is still available, or download the Prospectus in PDF format.


If you are a CASI or AIAA Junior Member and would like to volunteer at Hypersonics 2020, let us know.


Early registration runs through February 10, 2020. Please consult the Terms & Conditions of Registration before registering. If you are unable to register online, please email CASI HQ for an alternate registration form or call us at (613) 591-8787.


    International delegates may require a Letter of Invitation. To request a letter, please email CASI and include the following information:

    • Salutation and Name
    • Title
    • Department
    • Organization
    • Address
    • Country

    Hotel Information

    Le Westin Montréal is offering a special Hypersonics 2020 Conference rate of $189 CAD/night which will be subject to the availability of rooms set aside for Hypersonics delegates. Book your room now or call 1-866-837-4262 and mention that you would like to reserve a room under the group rate of the International Hypersonics Conference.


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