Call For Abstracts For 33rd Space Symposium Technical Track


September 7, 2016 – The Space Foundation is announcing a Call for Abstracts for the Technical Track presentations to be delivered on April 3, 2017, as part of the 33rd Space Symposium. Tech Track sessions offer registrants an opportunity to hear from government and industry leaders in space technology development, and to learn about recent advances from presenters in a series of 20-minute tech talks.

Abstracts will be accepted until November 18, 2016, and authors will be notified of acceptance by JanUary 13, 2017.

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Presentations are welcome on technology developments with applications for civil, commercial, entrepreneurial and national security fields. The emphasis should be on recent activities or emerging technologies.

Areas of interest include:

  • Space science
  • Hardware solutions
  • Software solutions
  • Satellites
  • Launches
  • Key dates for authors:

    Noember. 18, 2016: Abstracts due

    January 13, 2017: Notification and detailed presenter instructions sent to authors via email

    February 3, 2017: Deadline for author to confirm attendance

    March 24, 2017: Full papers due

    March 31, 2017: Presentations due

    April 3, 2017: Tech Track presentations at the 33rd Space Symposium

    The Space Foundation’s 33rd Space Symposium will be held April 3-6, 2017, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This premier global space conference annually attracts thousands of space professionals from dozens of countries. Registration for the 33rd Space Symposium and its Technical Track will open in October 2016.