This year's International Astronautical Congress is in Fukuoka, Japan between October 17-21.
This year will again have two sessions covering aspects of space elevators. Sessions include, D4.2 Space Elevator System and its Environment and D4.3 Space Elevators and Advanced Tethers: Applications and Impacts. You are encouraged to submit your abstract to either one or both.
The deadline for submission is 1 March 2005.