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Submit Paper Abstracts by Nov. 18 for 33rd Space Symposium Technical Track

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept. 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 Nov. 18, 2016, and authors will be notified of acceptance by Jan. 13, 2017.

Please direct questions to [email protected].

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:

Nov. 18, 2016:  Abstracts due
Jan. 13, 2017:  Notification and detailed presenter instructions sent to authors via email
Feb. 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, Colo., USA. 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.

About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the foremost advocate for all sectors of space, and is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium, in support of its mission “to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity.” Space Foundation World Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA, has a public Discovery Center, including El Pomar Space Gallery, Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere® and the Lockheed Martin Space Education Center. The Space Foundation has a Washington, D.C., office and field representatives in Houston and the Florida Space Coast. It publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, and through its Space CertificationTM and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Twitter, Google+, Flickr and YouTube, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.