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November 9th, 2015

Abstracts For The Space Foundation's 32nd Space Symposium Technical Track Due By December 11, 2015

[Satnews] The Space Foundation announces their Call for Papers for Technical Track presentations to be delivered on April 11 and 12, 2016, as part of the 32nd 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 December 11, 2015, and authors will be notified of acceptance by Jan. 15, 2016.

To submit an abstract for consideration, and also view papers presented at the 31st Space Symposium, go to http://www.spacesymposium.org/tracks/technical-track.

Please direct questions to TechTrack@spacefoundation.org.

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

Key deadlines for authors:

  • Dec. 11, 2015: Abstracts due
  • Jan. 22, 2016: Notification and detailed presenter instructions sent to authors via email
  • Feb. 3, 2016: Deadline for author to confirm attendance
  • March 25, 2016: Full papers due
  • April 1, 2016: Presentations due
  • April 11-12, 2016: Tech Track presentations at the 32nd Space Symposium


The Space Foundation’s 32nd Space Symposium will be held April 11-14, 2016, at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA. This premier global space conference annually attracts thousands of space professionals from dozens of countries. See the agenda and featured speakers, plus registration information at www.SpaceSymposium.org. A $400 discount on standard industry registration is currently in effect.