Calls for Papers

Call for Papers Introduction

The International Academy of Astronautics organizes each year:

  • 15 to 20 stand alone conferences and symposia
  • 12 to 14 symposia integrated in the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) program
  • several symposia integrated in the COSPAR General Assembly
  • 5 to 10 IAA Regional Meetings
  • 2 to 5 Academy Days in partnership with national Academies of Sciences or Engineering
Overview of Current Calls for Papers

08-10 December, 2020, Moscow, Russia
3rd IAA/AAS SciTech Forum
Abstract submission DEADLINE:  TBD

10-13 May, 2021, Stellenbosch, South Africa
1st IAA African Symposium on Small Satellites
Abstract submission DEADLINE: TBD

How to Submit an Abstract

The IAA abstract conference template has to be used for all IAA conference. The IAA abstract conference template is available on each conference webpage. Each abstract will be evaluated by the International Program Committee (IPC) and scored based on quality, originality, and relevance to the conference. Please note that failure to follow this format standard will lead to rejections of the paper without any review.

The abstract length should be between 500 and 900 words, and no more than 2 pages. It must contain the paper title, the author names, their corresponding affiliation, postal and e-mail addresses. The abstract shall be prepared using the following format:

Paper: standard A4 paper (21.0×29.7 cm)
Title: 12 pt bold, Arial, centered, (not all capital letters)
Author names: 10 pt bold, Arial, centered
Affiliation: 10 pt italic, Arial, centered
Abstract body: 11 pt, Arial, justified with single line spacing
Equations, figures, literature may be included with references in the body text

It is recommended to proof read the abstract before submission.

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