Meeting Invitation and Preliminary Program

Attend the May 2017 meeting to

  • Choose from 40 technical sessions with more than 200 presentations, 7 specialist sessions,2 workshops, and 17 panel meetings, and more
  • Network with fellow professionals, including DoD/NASA program managers and decision-makers in the propulsion industry
  • Learn more about current research and development activities in your area of expertise
  • Develop new business opportunities
  • Future employment networking opportunities for student attendees at a discounted registration fee

The Meeting Invitation provides general information about the meeting, meeting location, and a detailed daily schedule of sessions, meetings, events and activities being held during the four days of the meeting. To view this public document, click on "Meeting Invitation" on the left side of this page. This document is marked unclassified-unlimited, “Approved for Public Release” (U-A).

The Final Program (pdf) is now available and includes detailed session agendas, as well as the daily schedule-at-a-glance. You must have a JANNAF Secure Portal account to view the Final Program. Click on "Final Program" on the left side of this page to log in or to create an account. If you do not currently have a portal account, please allow sufficient time for this process as it may take several days to complete. Note that the Final Program is marked with limited-distribution notations and must be treated as such upon download or printing.


The overall security level of the meeting is Unclassified. All sessions will be held at The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center.

Attendance is restricted to invited U.S. citizens qualified to receive unclassified, limited-distribution information. Please go to the Registration Page for important information regarding security, attendance requirements, and registration guidelines. No foreign nationals are permitted to attend.


The JANNAF Interagency Propulsion Committee focuses on the technology, development, and production capabilities for all types of propulsion systems and energetics for tactical, strategic and missile defense rockets and missiles, for space boost and orbit transfer, for in-space propulsion, and for gun systems. JANNAF provides a forum for discussion of propulsion issues, challenges, and opportunities across the Military Departments, Defense Agencies and NASA. JANNAF subcommittees focus their resources on technical issues of interest to the JANNAF agencies.

Work in all areas of DoD and NASA are solicited as defined below:

6.1 Basic Research:
Systematic study directed toward greater knowledge or understanding of the fundamental aspects of phenomena and of observable facts without specific applications toward processes or products.

6.2 Applied Research:

Systematic study to gain knowledge or understanding necessary to determine the means by which a recognized and specific need may be met.

6.3 Development:

Systematic application of knowledge toward the production of useful materials, devices, and systems or methods, including design, development, and improvement of prototypes and new processes to meet specific requirements.

JANNAF accepts papers that are unclassified/unlimited and unclassified/limited for all meetings; and up to classified Secret as announced in the specific meeting’s announcement and call for papers.

Author Timeline


Weeks before Meeting


10 April 2017


Deadline for submission of changes to the Final Program.

24 April 2017


Deadline for receipt of manuscripts and paper/presentation clearance forms.

1 May 2017


Anticipated deadline for reservations at host hotel.

8 May 2017


Deadline for receipt of presentations.

12 May 2017


Extended deadline for reduced meeting registration fee. Deadline for completion of online Registration Questionnaire.

22 May 2017


Start date for JPM/PIB/SMBS/PEDCS/RNTS/SEPS Joint Subcommittee Meeting.