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February 29 – March 6, 2016 / Vol 35, No 9 / Hawai`i Island, USA

26 Feb 2016, 21:07 UTC
February 29 – March 6, 2016 / Vol 35, No 9 / Hawai`i Island, USA
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International Astronautical Federation Advancing a Spacefaring World, IAC Abstracts Due
The IAF is a leading space advocacy body with over 300 members across 66 countries representing key space agencies, companies, societies, associations and institutes. More than 40 administrative and technical committees support the Federation in advancing knowledge about space and fostering development of space assets by facilitating global cooperation. The primary event of IAF is the annual International Astronautical Congress, a global, multidisciplinary conference covering all space sectors and topics that changes country, theme and local organizer each year, enabling all to learn more about, and be a part of the world space scene. The Federation consists of multiple levels of governance from the General Assembly consisting of delegates of all member organizations, to the Bureau with President Kiyoshi Higuchi, Incoming President Jean-Yves Le Gall and Executive Director Christian Feichtinger among others, and the Secretariat which is responsible for day-to-day administration. The 67th IAC will be held with the Mexican Space Agency (AEM) in Guadalajara, Mexico September 26-30. Paper abstract submissions are due by Monday Feb 29. The IAF Spring Meetings are held in March in Paris and consist of 3 days of Committee meetings, including selection of abstracts ...

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