Call for Papers: 31st Space Symposium

November 5, 2014 – The Space Foundation announces a Call for Papers for Technical Track presentations to be delivered as part of the 31st Space Symposium. Widely known as the most significant global space industry conference, the Space Symposium annually attracts top decision makers from civil, military, commercial and academic institutions from around the world. The 31st Space Symposium will be held April 13-16, 2015, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.

Tech Track sessions offer registrants an opportunity to hear from some of the government and industry leaders in space technology development, and to learn about recent advances from presenters in a series of 20-minute tech talks.

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:

  • Smallsats/cubesats
  • Satellite design and system architectures
  • Launch vehicle development
  • Communications
  • Earth observation/remote sensing
  • Space Situational Awareness (SSA)
  • Commercial alternatives to government systems
  • Government opportunities for small businesses and startups
  • Emerging terrestrial applications of space systems
  • Policy and planning
  • Abstract submissions are due November 17, 2014.