Press Release

AIAA press briefing on ITAR and workforce initiatives

By SpaceRef Editor
May 5, 2008
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WHAT: AIAA press briefing on ITAR and workforce initiatives, and their effect on the aerospace industry and U.S. competitiveness. AIAA’s role in providing technical expertise to re-examine current ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) classification of satellite technologies will be discussed.

WHEN: 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 12

WHERE: National Press Club, Lisagor Room, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045


George Muellner, AIAA incoming president; president, Boeing Advanced Systems (retired); Lt Gen, USAF (retired)

Craig Weston, AIAA Associate Fellow, Maj Gen USAF (retired)

Dr. Phil Hattis, AIAA vice president, public policy and Laboratory Technical Staff (highest technical position), Draper Laboratory

Robert Dickman, AIAA executive director, Maj Gen USAF (retired)

TO ATTEND: Please RSVP to Sharon Grace, 703.264.7532 or by May 9. A call-in option is also available; contact .

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) advances the state of aerospace science, engineering, and technological leadership. Headquartered in suburban Washington, DC, the Institute serves over 35,000 members in 65 regional sections and 79 countries. AIAA membership is drawn from all levels of industry, academia, private research organizations, and government. For more information, visit

SpaceRef staff editor.