Call for Abstracts Extended to 23 February 2020

An Invitation to Australia

We extend an open invitation to you to attend COSPAR 2020, to be hosted in Sydney Australia.

Dear Friends & Colleagues,

Message from the Local Organising Chair and Program Committee Chair

August 2020 is the opportunity for space researchers, engineers and thinkers from across the world to gather alongside Sydney Harbour for COSPAR 2020.

The timing is perfect.

Australia’s space sector is accelerating faster than anywhere on Earth; our new Australian Space Agency is prioritising the growth of research-enabled space industry and space-inspired education and STEM; we continue to pursue space science excellence in areas such as space and solar physics, space situational awareness, planetary science, astrobiology and more; and the country and indeed region are embracing the disruption and opportunity afforded by the application of small spacecraft and artificial intelligence to space research and space technology.

The 2020 Assembly will combine the latest in space research findings with activities designed to enrich the global space research community - including helping equip our future leaders, and workshopping with space industry - and inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. You will have the opportunity of a lifetime to interact directly with everything that Australia has to offer – our science and innovation, our people, our heritage, and our beautiful environment.

The Australian space research community enthusiastically extends the invitation to you, to meet with us for COSPAR 2020, and in so doing to forge the friendships and opportunities that will connect space research for global impact.

We look forward to seeing you next year in Sydney!

Russell Boyce

Chair, Local Organising Committee

View your invitation from the Chair

Iver Cairns

Chair, International Program Committee and COSPAR 2020 Scientific Program Chair

Key Dates

Early Bird Registration opens 19 August 2019
Abstract Submission opens 19 August 2019
Deadline for Abstract Submission 23 February 2020
Abstract acceptance notification 15 April 2020
Early Bird Registration closes 16 May 2020
Presenter / Speaker registration deadline 16 May 2020
Accommodation booking deadline 1 July 2020

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