Published on May 13, 2024

The Call for IAC 2024 Late Breaking Abstracts (LBA) is open for two weeks!

Submit your abstract by 27 May 2024

The Call for Late Breaking Abstract (LBA) for the 75th International Astronautical Congress is now open and will run till 27 May (23:59 CEST) to enable recent research findings to be included as Interactive Presentations (IP) in the IAC 2024 Technical Programme.

This call allows for the submission of truly ground-breaking and innovative findings, high-impact scientific research for which results were NOT available at the time of the regular abstract submission deadline (11 March).

By submitting an LBA, you agree - if it is selected - to commit to present your research in-person in Milan as an Interactive Presentation and to submit a full paper.

How to submit your LBA?

  • Connect to to get started
  • Go to Submission System and select IAC 2024 Late Breaking Abstract (LBA);
  • Select an appropriate Symposium to which your abstract will be submitted based on the topic that is most relevant;
  • Submit a 150-word abstract with a title.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Abstracts considered as “Late-Breaking” must report new data or important recent findings in space which merit special consideration after the standard abstract deadline (11 March);
  • Case studies or encore abstracts will not be accepted;
  • Late-breaking abstracts must not be a revision of an abstract submitted prior to the original submission deadline, and must not have been presented, accepted for presentation, or published at any other scientific meeting or journal at the time of submission; Multiple LBA submissions per author are NOT allowed.

Main deadlines:

  • Call for LBA is open from 13 to 27 May 2024 – there will be no extension;
  • Selection results will be announced by mid-June 2024;
  • The presenting author of the abstract must complete registration by 6 September 2024;
  • The Interactive Presentation must be submitted by 17 September 2024;
  • The manuscript must be submitted by 20 September 2024.

Should you have any questions, please contact us at

If you strongly believe your abstract qualifies as ground-breaking, we welcome your submission!