Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM PDT
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Tentative Agenda: (All Time PDT)
09:45am - 09:55am: Check-in (In-person), Quick-Setup
09:55am - 10:00am :Welcome and Introduction
10:00am - 11:30am: AIAA Domain Strategies Inititative
11:30am - 01:00pm: Updated Taiwan Defense
01:00pm - 02:30pm: JWST IR Camera
02:30pm - 03:30pm: Networking, Wrap-up, Clean-up
03:30pm: Adjourn (Tentative)


This is a hybrid event, with in-person and online attendance. 

***In-Person Location:
Lawndale Library (Meeting Room)
14615 Burin Ave., Lawndale, CA 90260
(South of 105 Hwy and East of 405 Hwy/Pacific Coast Hwy (1))
(Near SpaceX Hawthorne)
(also online on Zoom for a hybrid event)

 (This event is not sponsored by the Lawndale Library)

Parking Information:
(Free Library and Street Parking, following the signs. Metered/Payment Parking Lot/Spots nearby.)

**Online Attendance (No In-persn attendance):

Zoom connection information will be provided in the confirmation email after registration / RSVP.

American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Los Angeles - Las Vegas Section 


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AIAA LA-LV 9/10 Section Town Hall Meeting (Hybrid)
Saturday, September 10, 2022, 10 AM PDT (US and Canada)
(9:45 AM PDT Check-in starts for in-person attendees)
an AIAA LA-LV Hybrid Event (In-Person + Zoom)

Online on Zoom
(All speakers will present remotely online)

(also in a physical location for a hybrid event)

Physical Location
Lawndale Library (Meeting Room)
14615 Burin Ave., Lawndale, CA 90260
(South of 105 Hwy and East of 405 Hwy/Pacific Coast Hwy (1))
(Near Northrop Grumman Space Park and SpaceX Hawthorne)
(No food or water will be provided.)
(If interested in a group order for lunchboxes delivery among interested in-person attendees, please select that option during RSVP/Registration, and an attempt to coordinate among those interested will be made. But it's not guaranteed. And it's not required for admission.)

(If you are sick or don't feel well, please stay home and attend online on Zoom.)

(Part I) 10:00 AM PDT (GMT-0700)
AIAA Domain Strategies Initiatives

(Part 2) 11:30 AM PDT (GMT-0700)
Updated Taiwan Defense Strategies / Tensions

(Part 3) 1:00 PM PDT (GMT-0700)
The invisible beauty through JWST IR cameras
(James Webb Space Telescope)

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Disclaimer: The views of the speakers do not represent the views of AIAA or the AIAA Los Angeles-Las Vegas Section. This is not a course to train people how to start a business.


COVID-19 Pre-cautions:


The Indoor Mask Mandate has been lifted. It's recommended to wear a mask indoors, but it's not required. (If you are sick or don't feel well, please still stay home and attend online on Zoom.) If you booked with in-person tickets, but realized you can't make it in-person, please inform us ASAP. However, No Refund Within 7 Days of the Event Date or Afterwards. Each in-person ticket will include the online access as well.

(Dress Code: Business Casual)


(In-person attendees: Indoor masks are recommended, but not required. But please respect each other, especially if some feel better with social distancing.) 


(Your generous donations will be welcome and appreciated, but not required.)





$2.95: AIAA Professional Member

$5.95: Non-AIAA Member - Professional

$1.95: AIAA Educator Member

$4.95: Non-AIAA Member - Educator

$1.45: AIAA University Student Member

$4.45: Non-AIAA Member - University Student

$0 (No Charge): AIAA High School (HS) Student Member, Non AIAA Member HS Student, and other K-12 Student

(Those K-12 student registrants will be required to type in a statement during registration to confirm with honesty they are indeed High School or K-12 Students.)

$2.95: AIAA Member - Other Categories

$5.95: Non-AIAA Member - Other Categories

(Part I) 10:00 AM PDT (GMT-0700)
AIAA Domain Strategies Initiatives
Online Presentations / Q&A by

Mr. Ming Chang
AIAA Domain Lead for Aeronautics;
Senior Director of Flight Technologies,
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (Retired)

Mr. Scott D. Fouse
AIAA Domain Lead for Aerospace R&D;
AIAA Associate Fellow
Lockheed Martin Space Systems (Retired);
Fouse Consulting Services

Ms. Julie Van Kleeck
AIAA Domain Lead for Space;
AIAA Fellow
Aerospace Consultant
Vice President, Advanced Space and Launch Systems Business Unit,
Aerojet Rocketdyne (ret.)


To accelerate aerospace innovation and progress in the 21st century, building upon its technical discipline foundation, AIAA is focusing on ever-higher levels of systems integration and applications on key topics that are relevant to growth and sustainability in the industry. This emphasis on the key priorities and issues across three domains--Aeronautics, Space, and Aerospace Research & Development--will visibly address the problems of today, tackle hurdles, and build future aerospace systems for society. We have made great strides in establishing the Aerospace Domains and now you can meet the leaders of the domains. This session is an opportunity for the Domain Leads to share their early ideas and plans for developing multi-year visions for each domain and to hear directly from you. 


(Part II) 11:30 AM PDT (GMT-0700)
Updated Taiwan Defense Strategies / Tensions

Online Presentations / Q&A by

Dr. Stephen Bryen
Author, Writer, Speaker
Senior Fellow at the American Center for Democracy,
Board of Directors of Il Nodo di Gordio
An Defense expert with 50 years of experience in government and industry:
Senior staff director of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Executive Director of a grassroots political organization
Head of the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Trade Security Policy
Founder and first Director of the Defense Technology Security Administration
President of Delta Tech Inc.
President of Finmeccanica North America
Commissioner of the U.S. China Security Review Commission


(Part III) 1:00 PM PDT (GMT-0700)
The invisible beauty through JWST IR cameras
(James Webb Space Telescope)

Online Presentations / Q&A by

Mr. Salem Emara
NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador
Senior Director of Engineering in a semiconductor start-up company,
Atlazo Inc. in San Diego, CA


Ming Chang

Scott D. Fouse

Julie Van Kleeck

Dr. Stephen Bryen

Salem Emara

Salem Emara is an active member of NASA JPL Solar System Ambassadors program. Currently he is Senior Director of Eng in a semiconductor startup company. During his career in engineering, he led and delivered multiple ground-breaking technologies and projects. His interests are signal processing, digital imaging, astronomy, and physics. His passion is to promote science and technology to science interest groups and general public.