Commercial Space Applications:  Transformation, Fusion and Competition

Trieste, Italy, October 16 - 19, 2017.

Abstract Submission

Authors are invited to submit reasonably detailed abstracts for both Conferences by May 10, 2017.

Abstracts must include the title, the author's name, affiliation, full postal address, phone and fax numbers, and e-mail address. Care must be taken to ensure the accuracy of the data entered in submitting the abstract, since the data entered will be used to compose the Preliminary Program. Abstracts must use the PDF file format for speed and accuracy.

Each abstract should be submitted to only one of the two Conferences.  Selection must be made by choosing the one desired before abstract submission and following the instructions given for each conference.

Poster Abstracts/Papers must be submitted only to the ICSSC Conference.

All abstracts will be peer reviewed by the Ka and ICSSC respective Technical Committees, which reserve the right to accept or reject any submitted paper, to assign the Abstract to the Sessions and to reassign any abstract from one conference to the other if the abstract is judged to be more suitable for the alternate venue.

Notification of acceptance will be sent by e-mail only to the lead author on or before  June 10, 2017.
Authors, whose abstract have been accepted, have to confirm their willingness to submit and present their paper by  July 15, 2017.

Once the abstract submission deadline passes, authors will no longer be able to submit new submissions or modify previous submissions or any other submission details. Please carefully proof your submission before the deadline.
If your submission is accepted for presentation at the conference, the author designated as the lead author will be the only author with access to upload the final manuscript.

Authors having trouble submitting abstracts electronically should contact Ka Conference Organizing Committee at organizingcommittee@kaconf.org and for ICSSC the Scholar One Technical Support at ts.acsupport@thomson.com or call +1 434 964 4100, +1 888 503 1050 (toll-free, U.S. only).

Questions pertaining to the abstract or technical topics, or general inquiries concerning the program format or policies of the conference, should be directed to the pertinent Technical Program Chair.

To submit an abstract please use the Tabs below:

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Paper Submission

The lead author of an accepted abstract is the only author with access to upload the final paper.

Final copy-ready papers must be submitted in PDF format by September 6, 2017 using the tab below.

Each paper should be submitted to the Conference to which the abstract was submitted. Please follow the instructions given for each conference.

Authors uploading a Paper to Ka Conference are confirming that the uploaded Paper comply with the Ka Conference Publication Ethics and Malpractice rules and guidelines.

Authors are responsible for obtaining all needed sponsor, employer and/or government approvals of the paper with sufficient time to avoid last minute withdrawals, and also be aware that the final paper requires the completion of the Conference Copyright. Authors and their companies/sponsors retain all rights to the published paper.

The final copy-ready papers must be prepared according to the KA Paper Template  or  ICSSC Paper Template and must be accompanied by a filled and signed Copyright Agreement Form which grants permission to publish it in either printed or electronic form.
The Copyright Agreement must be sent by e-mail to organizingcommittee@kaconf.org.

Authors having trouble submitting full paper electronically should contact the Ka Band Conference Organizing Committee at organizingcommittee@kaconf.org and for ICSSC the Scholar One Technical Support at ts.acsupport@thomson.com or call + 1 434 964 4100, + 1 888 503 1050 (toll-free, U.S. only).

Questions pertaining technical topics, or general inquiries concerning the program format or policies of the conference, should be directed to the pertinent Technical Program Chair.

Please note that the Ka Band papers will be archived in the Online Proceedings of the Ka Band Conference web site. The ICSSC papers will be archived by the AIAA archival system.

To ensure conference quality, the "no paper, no podium" rule will be enforced. This policy states that if the paper is not uploaded to the site by the given deadline, the paper will not be allowed to be presented at the Conference, even if it is included in the Conference Preliminary Program.

The presentation of each accepted paper requires the payment of one registration fee. Please note that each additional paper will require the payment of USD 400.00 handling fee.
If an author fails to pay the registration fee the paper will not be allowed to be presented at the Conference and not archived in the respective Ka and ICSSC archival system.

To upload a paper please use the Tabs below:

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   Information & Inquiries should be directed to:

   the Ka Conference Technical Program Co-Chairs at rtgedney59@gmail.com and at franco.marconicchio@gmail.com
   the ICSSC Technical Program Chair at icssc.otung@southwales.ac.uk
   the Joint Conference Organization at info@kaconf.org

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