Forum 78 Registration

Forum Information

  • Forum 78 will be held in-person on May 10-12, 2022 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
  • Register now! If you are unable to register online, please complete the F78 Registration Form and email it to VFS HQ.
  • New! The preliminary Technical Session-at-a-Glance schedule has been posted
  • Check out the Forum 78 Schedule Overview to see the event layout.
  • New this year, Forum 78 features a Thursday morning Grand Awards Breakfast. All Forum registrants must RSVP when they register if they want to receive a ticket (additional tickets for guests may be purchased for $100). Seating for the Awards Breakfast is limited.

Forum 78 Registration Rates

If your company is a Corporate Member, you may be entitled to limited quantities of complimentary registrations. Please check with your company’s membership contact or inquire with Valerie Sheehan.

All Forum registrations include all session and exhibit hall access,
as well as Forum 78 Proceedings.
Non-Member Member
by Apr 21
after Apr 21
Regular  $1,250 $975 $1,100
Speaker / Session Chair / Govt / Military
Presenting author or primary session chair; any national gov’t/military personnel
$1,000 $750 $900
Student* / Retired**
*Must be a full-time student/ **Fully-retired and over 60
$450 $250 $350
Additional Options
Spouse $300 $200 $250
Short Course on Systems Engineering $400 $400
$100: student*
$100: student*
Short Course on Electric VTOL $400 $400
$100: student*
$100: student*

What registration includes:

  • Access to all technical and special sessions
  • Access to the Nikolsky Lecture
  • Access to the VFS exhibits in the Technology Display
  • Drinks and hors d'oeuvres in the Industry Reception 
  • Lunches and refreshments all three days
  • Access to Forum 78 proceedings (online download)
  • Eligiblity to get tickets for the Breakfast Banquet Awards Ceremony (RSVP required, limited seats)

CANCELLATION POLICY: $75 cancellation fee until May 6, 2022. No refunds after May 6, 2022.

Please contact Betty Chen, Forum Registrar, if you have any questions.

COVID-19 Information (updated 4/6/22): VFS is excited to return to an in-person Forum! Due to the very low rate of infections, the wearing of masks is optional for Forum attendees, as long as the rate remains low. VFS strongly encourages all Forum 78 attendees to follow CDC Guidelines and be fully vaccinated before arrival; however, proof of vaccination will not be required to attend. Note that your attendance at this meeting indicates your agreement that VFS holds no responsibility for anyone who is infected by any disease.