Record-breaking number of abstract submissions received for #IAC2018!


The International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is pleased to announce a record-breaking number of abstract submissions for the 69th International Astronautical Congress to be held in Bremen, Germany from 1 to 5 October 2018. More than 4,300 ABSTRACTS were submitted, surpassing abstract submissions for IAC2017 in Adelaide by almost 900 and beating the previous record of IAC2013 in Beijing by more than 15%. Furthermore, a record number of countries represented is also to be recognized: abstracts have been submitted from 90 COUNTRIES.


About 500 experts from the International Programme Committee will be reviewing the submissions during the IAF Spring Meetings to be held in Paris from 27 to 29 March 2018. Authors will be informed about acceptance by 25 April and all accepted abstracts will be available on the IAF website.


Oral and Interactive Presentations: 

Special Sessions:


Important dates (Abstracts):

Call for abstracts opens – November 6, 2017

Deadline for abstract submission – February 28, 2018 extended until March 11, 2018

Abstract notification – April 23-25, 2018

Congress dates – October 1-5, 2018


Important dates (SpS Proposals):

Submission opens – November 13, 2017

SpS submission deadline – February 16, 2018

Proposal acceptance notification – April 9, 2018





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