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Welcome to the AeroDef Manufacturing 2023 Conference Submission Site

We are currently accepting new abstract submissions for the 2023 AeroDef Manufacturing Conference.

The AeroDef Manufacturing conference offers a unique opportunity to speak face-to-face with engineers, product designers, and managers looking for innovative solutions to their most difficult manufacturing challenges. Presentations offer a practical look at the issues encountered at multiple levels of the extended enterprise and represent a wide spectrum of manufacturing technologies, including:

Additive Manufacturing/3D Technology, Additive Manufacturing in Composite Applications, Advanced Inspection Technologies, Automated Composites Manufacturing, Automation Assembly & Robotics, Composites Manufacturing and Advanced Materials, Composites Supply Chain, Cybersecurity and Cryptographic Modernization, Digital Engineering & Modeling Simulation, Dimensional Management Methods for Composites, Disruptive Innovations in Composites, Electrification of the Aircraft, Finishing & Coatings, High-Rate Composites Manufacturing, Hypersonic Technologies, Industry Trends in Composites, Integrated Assembly, Next Generation Tooling Technologies & Applications, Quantification Certification, Quality and Inspection of Composites, Smart Manufacturing & IIoT.

The Evaluation Process:
Members of the Conference Advisory Committee will evaluate all proposed abstracts based on the following criteria: overall quality, relevance to the industry, well-defined focus within the program track structure, practical applications of material, timeliness of the topic, and speaker qualifications.

To be considered as a conference speaker, your abstract must be educational in nature — sales presentations will not be accepted . The final program selections and notifications will be made by early June, acceptance / rejection notifications will be delivered via email to all submitters.

Submitting an Abstract:
For all submissions, you must log into the Cadmium Scorecard module (AeroDef abstract management portal).

***PLEASE READ (even if you have previously submitted)***

Note to returning users: Due to GDPR regulations, we can no longer save your user data from a previous year. All submitters MUST create a new user account in order to submit for this year's conference. Please create your account by clicking on "New Account" under "To Submit" below.

What you need prior to entering the system:
  • Your Name, Address, Phone Number, Position/Title, Company, Credentials
  • List of Co-Presenter Names, Emails, Positions, Organizations, Credentials (if applicable)
  • Abstract Title
  • Abstract
  • Biography
  • Hi-Res Headshot Photo

Once you enter all information and correctly submit, you will receive a confirmation email that we received your abstract.

To complete your current submission, make changes to an existing submission or add another submission:
Log into your account by entering your email address and password under "Returning User" below.

Thank you in advance for your interest in sharing your expertise and knowledge. The AeroDef Manufacturing conference program is proud of its commitment to advancing the future of manufacturing!

Technical Support at CadmiumCD can be reached from 9 AM EST - 9 PM EST at 410.638.9239 or email

  • AeroDef Conference Abstract Submission- DEADLINE: April 7, 2023
  • Log in to the Abstract ScoreCard

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