Canadian Space Summit.

Canadian Space Summit Call for Papers Extension

The Canadian Space Society has extended its deadline for submission of abstracts for the Canadian Space Summit to October 1st due to popular demand according to the Canadian Space Society. The Canadian Space Summit is a leading annual conference dedicated to Canadian space technology development and industry awareness. Special guests will includes Dr. Iain Christie, President of Neptec Inc., Col. Andre Dupuis, Director of Space Development for the Canadian Forces and Johanna Wagstaffe, CBC Meteorologist and host for this year’s Canadian Space Summit public event.

Presentations are being accepted for both oral and poster format. The deadline for submission of abstracts for consideration is October 1st.

Sessions include: Earth Orbit, Planetary Exploration, Astronomy, Life Sciences, Space Commercialization, Law and Policy, and Education and Outreach.

Earth Orbit, including uses of Earth orbit for benefits on Earth, precision navigation and timing, space based remote sensing of Earth, space debris and the long term sustainability of Earth orbit, on-orbit servicing, space situational awareness, effects of space weather on satellites, and micro/nanosatellite technology.

Astronomy, including metrology and precision space telescope structures, space telescope detector and receiver technologies (X-ray, UV, THz), attitude control and pointing technologies, space telescope optics technologies, and space astronomy science instrument concepts.

Planetary Exploration, including planetary analogue science and missions, engineering field tests, spacecraft design, propulsion technologies, and all aspects of robotic and human exploration of the Solar System, including asteroids.

Life Sciences, including the role of space in promoting health on Earth, physiological and psychological challenges with space exploration and development, and new developments and discoveries from space based research.

Law and Policy, including legal issues surrounding exploration, exploitation, and habitation of space, national and international space policy and regulation, debris mitigation and liability, and fostering space enterprise and science and technology.

Space Commercialization, including challenges and opportunities for commercial enterprise, areas where Canadian space industry can excel, and developments in national and international markets.

Education and Outreach, including elementary, secondary and postsecondary programs, student participation in space missions, the role of government and industry, new roles for educational institutions, and communication of space activities to the public.

SpaceRef is a proud sponsor of the Summit and will be in attendance.

The deadline for submissions is approaching fast so submit your abstract/proposal today. Learn more about the Summit and submit your abstract.

About Marc Boucher

Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceQ Media Inc. and CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef Interactive LLC. Boucher has 20+ years working in various roles in the space industry and a total of 30 years as a technology entrepreneur including creating Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine.

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