NASA's Call for Abstracts for the 64th International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

Status Report From: NASA NSPIRES
Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Call for Abstracts
64th International Astronautical Congress (IAC)
Beijing, China
September 23-27, 2013

The International Astronautical Congress (IAC) is the largest space-related conference worldwide and selects an average of 1000 scientific papers every year. The IAC is organized by the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), and the International Institute of Space Law (IISL).

In 2013, the IAC will be held in Beijing, China, September 23-27. The IAC has posted a "Call for Abstracts," with a submission deadline of February 21, 2013. NASA plans to also announce a "Call for Abstracts" inviting graduate students to submit abstracts (of no more than 400 words) to participate in the 64th International Astronautical Congress. Abstracts must be submitted to NASA and to the IAF. Details on the NASA Call for Abstracts will be distributed by mid-January, with the same submission deadline of February 21, 2013. The selected NASA sponsored students must also be selected by the IAF.

Please visit the IAC website, for additional information about the Congress and to obtain information about the "Call for Abstracts."

Important IAC Deadlines

. Abstract submission closes February 21, 2013
. Paper Submission closes September 4, 2013
. Presentation Submission closes September 18, 2013

The point of contact at NASA is Carolyn Knowles,

Please also see the "Call for NEXTGEN Plenary," which occurs during the IAC. The submission deadline for its first round is January 6, 2013.

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