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International Astronautical Congress Virtual Forums

Status Report From: International Astronautical Federation
Posted: Saturday, September 24, 2011

image Here is a really great opportunity to attend 5 sessions of the International Astronautical Congress without having to travel to Cape Town!

From October 3-7th, the Young Professionals Programme Committee is co-hosting 5 Virtual Forums with sponsorship from INSYEN, and ATDL, Inc. The session dates and times are as follows (please note, all times are in GMT and you need to convert to your local time). To register just go to the registration link located under the forum you are interested in. We hope you can join us for a great series of presentations! Please see the attached file for the presenters and their presentation titles. Send an email to iacvirtualforum@gmail.com if you have questions.

1. B6.4 Flight Operations Virtual Forum: Targets hands-on flight control/operations personnel from multiple international organizations with objectives of sharing best practices, lessons learned, and issues for both human and robotic operations.

Date: Monday 3rd October 2011

Time: 13:00 - 16:00 GMT

Registration Link: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/609513334

2. E2.3 Student Competition Virtual Forum: Undergraduate and graduate level student teams present papers on any subject related to space sciences, industry or technology. These papers will represent the work of the authors (three or more students). Students presenting in this session will compete for the Hans von Muldau Team Award. The guidelines for the student competition will be distributed from the session chairs to the authors after abstract acceptance.

Date: Tuesday 4th October 2011

Time: 13:00 - 16:00 GMT

Registration Link: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/736182942

3. Entrepreneurship and Investment Virtual Forum: The Entrepreneurship and Investment Virtual Forum is targeting young business professionals from all nations, with objectives of understanding the global space market.

Date: Wednesday 5th October 2011

Time: 11:00 - 14:00 GMT

Registration Link: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/347951078

4. Human Space Endeavours Virtual Forum: Forum targets individuals and international organizations with objectives of sharing best practices, future projects, research, and issues for the Next 50 Years of Human Space Endeavours!

Date: Thursday 6th October 2011

Time: 11:00 - 14:00 GMT

Registration Link: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/745737126

5. Space Communications and Navigation Virtual Forum: Relevant topics include advanced technologies and systems and emerging markets for: fixed and broadcast communications, mobile satellite communications and navigation technology, space navigation systems and services, and near-Earth and interplanetary communications.

Date: Friday 7th October 2011

Time: 7:00 - 10:00 GMT

Registration Link: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/218947550

Please email iacvirtualforum@gmail.com with any questions or problems.

Sincerely, IAC Virtual Forum Steering Committee

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