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CAL FIRE Tour
Spring Quarter 2016 Meeting
Mars Distinguished Lecture Recap
For those of you who could not make the Distinguished Lecture in January, here is the material that was covered:
AIAA Congressional Visits Day
The AIAA 2016 Congressional Visits Day will be held on March 16th at Washington, DC. The event will cover Key Issues, including maintaining a vibrant workforce, supporting STEM education, and achieving budget stability that will ultimately help lawmakers understand the importance of aerospace to our nation. You can register here with the link provided:
AIAA is offering assistance; however, funding requests must be submitted by 31 January. Training webinars for registrants will commence the week of 14 February.
Distinguished Lecture with Daniel Adamo
AIAA at UC Davis will be having a distinguished lecture presented by Daniel R. Adamo on “Questioning the Surface of Mars as the 21st Century’s Ultimate Pioneering Destination in Space”. The presentation will focus on challenging why Mars is accepted as humanity’s “home away from home”.
Winter Quarter General Meeting
Sacramento Section will be attending our winter quarter general meeting to provide an overview of what AIAA has to offer. They will also be supplying pizza and drinks!
Parking is available at the following location:
Parking Lot 47 (Tercero Parking Lot)
Map Provided as PDF: parking_map
2015-2016 AIAA Interest Survey
What would you like to see at AIAA this year? We have many new events to offer but we need your input to finalize these events. Here is the link to the google survey:
AIAA Distinguished Lecture – Fighting Forest Fires from the Air
AIAA Distinguished Lecture on today with Bill Payne, Aviation Chief of CAL FIRE at the Cattlemen’s Restaurant in Rancho Cordova. Fighting California fires have become increasing challenging because of the drought. Bill will discuss how CAL FIRE gets the job done and how his team puts out forest fires across the state. It takes much coordination and skilled effort to properly execute their mission so find out how at the AIAA Distinguished Lecture!
2015 Fall General Meeting
When: October 5, 2014 6:30-8:00 PM
Where: 1127 Kemper Hall
Free Woodstocks Pizza & Drinks Provided
New and returning members alike are encouraged to attend the Fall term general meeting of the AIAA UC Davis chapter. This meeting will inform new members and current members of the years activities and benefits of joining the national and campus American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Various design teams such as AMAT and Aerobrick will also be there to give presentations on their organizations. As per usual there will be time to socialize with you fellow MAE department students at the end of the meeting. Free Woodstocks pizza and drinks will be provided.