International Astronautical Congress 2017 – Call for Abstracts now open!

Submit your abstract and contribute to the 68th IAC programme!

Our traditional Call for Abstracts is now open and will run until 28 February 2017.

As the leading platform connecting All space people  and promoting the latest space information and developments, the International Astronautical Congress is the ideal venue for scientists, researchers, engineers, decision-makers, industry experts and commerce executives, academics, students, and young professionals to present their results to a global audience of space professionals.

The Congress multidisciplinary programme enables abstracts to draw inspiration from a wide range of topics and aspects to write their paper:

  • Science and Exploration
    Space Life Sciences; Microgravity; Space Exploration; Space Debris; Space Astronomy
  • Applications and Operations
    Earth observation; Space communication and navigation; Small Satellites; Integrated Applications
  • Technology
    Astrodynamics; Materials and Structures; Space Power; Space Propulsion
  • Infrastructure
    Space Systems; Space Transportation; Knowledge Management; Commercial Spaceflight Safety
  • Space and Society
    Space Education and Outreach; History of Astronautics; Business Innovation; Space Law

Accepted abstracts will be either presented as oral presentations or interactive presentations, offering high visibility to their authors and opening the door to valuable feedback as well as new ideas and collaborations.

From this year, new session formats as well as abstracts guidelines and tutorials will be added to reinforce the global Congress proposal and enhance the authors and participants’ experience.

Abstracts must be submitted online at For guidance, the IAC2017 session list is available online:

We look forward to receiving your quality abstracts and maintain the reputation of the Technical presentations as one of the most popular features of the IAC.

If you need any more information or have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at