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International IAA Conference in Buea, Cameroon, 6th and 7th, December 2010

«Small Satellites Programmes for Socio-Economic Benefits, and the Role of IGMASS"


Please use the Registration Form to register to the Conference.


An Abstract of not more that one page should be submitted to the International Programme Committee not later than 30th November,2010.The abstract should be related to the field of studies and research or focus to the theme of the Conference,
International IAA Conference in Yaounde,Cameroon,6th and 7th,December,2010,on Small Satellites Programmes for Socio-Economic Benefits and the Role of IGMASS.
Accepted abstract would be notify on or before 2nd,December,2010.Full papers not more than 10 pages of A4 size on font 12 should be received by 4th December, 2010. Abstract should be submitted in Microsoft word (12 point Times Roman),with bolded headings, author/s names, email and affiliation at the top. Abstract or full papers should be forwarded to IPC or LOC: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Day one, 6 December,2010
Morning Session
-Arrival and Registration of participants into the conference centre
-National anthem
Opening Session 1
Welcome/Opening remarks
-Director General,Pan African Insitute for Development West Africa,PAID-WA
-Regional Secretary,International Academy of Astronautics,IAA
-Executive Secretary,IGMASS
-Director General,NASRDA
-Director General,ARCETTEE
-Drector General,RECTAS
-Scientist/Engineer,German Space Centre
-Director General Cameroon Civil Aviation
-Secretary General,IAA,
Goodwill Messages
International organization,MTN,Orange,Ringo networks,unoosa,COSMOEXPORT,SSTL,China CGWIC ltd,Ambassadors,SpaceAgencies,Companies,Industries,Institutions,
Keynote addresses
Chairperson, Jean Michel Contant, IAA
-Space Technologies:satellites application and products for advanced energy
-IGMASS Project concept implementation
-Cameroon telecommunication
Taking of a picture with all participants
coffee break
Session 2
Utility of small satellites for capacity building/trainings
Chairperson Prof.Beibam Lucas Beibam
Prof.Joseph O.Akinyede
Introduction lecture:
Dr.RAINER Sandau
-Small satellites-A driver for capacity building
Tomukum Chia,
-Potential role of small satellites technology for enhancing the implementation of suatainable development programmes:analyses and regional context Central West Africa
-Small spacecrafts as effective means of development of advanced space technologies
cubeSat technology
coffee break
-IAA in 50 years-space for humanity
-Efforts of Sudan to acquire a small satellites
-The development algorithm-how to apply space trchnology for large scale development in Africa
-Nigerian experience on monitoring coastal regions
-Remote sensing in monitoring global phenomina
-The african Renaissance in Space
-Creation of a Remote sensing centre in Cameroon for disaster management and sustainable development
Transfer to Hotel
Transfer from hotel to the city -social event.
Day 2 Tuesday 7 December,2010
Session 3  
Design Building and establishing a small satellites programme:policy,planning,
partnership and implementation
-Role of Education in small satellites programme
-DMC-The benefit to developing countries
-Linking space technology to national policy processes
-The need for an integrated small satellite space programme for Africa
Session 4 
Launch opportunities for small satellites and regulatries issues

Session 5

-Mission design/hands on activities-facilitated by experts
Exibitions/showcases/poster session -selected papers to be confirmed by IPC /LOC

Coffee break

Session 6
  International Global Monitoring Aerospace Systems of Systems,IGMASS project concept implementation in Africa

Session 7
space for Africa

Session 8
Small mission solutions for emerging applications

Session  9
Disaster management and sustainable development: opportunity and challenges

Session 10

Coffee Break

Session 11
Round table conference with  commercial customers,academicians,institutions, organizations,companies, and institutions

Session 12
GPS for microsatellites-status and prospectives
GPS and low cost sensors in navigation

Session  13
A software-defined radio approach for the implementation of ground station receivers

Session 14
Recommendation and closing
Day 3
8th December,2010, Visit -pre-booked.

Cameroon is a joy to visit.You begin to feel the happiness and the warmth of this country as soon as you get out of the Airport,seaport or border point of entry.You immediately fall in love with Cameroon's vibrant exuberant people.
Cameroon is strategicaly situated in the heart of Africa and is the economic leader of the Central African Region.It is African in miniature and contains a wide range of climates zones.You can visit Cameroon in any season.Cameroon is bilingual with English and French as the Official Languages. Cameroon has three International Airports: Yaounde, Douala and Garoua. There are directly linked with Europe, -a 6 –hours flight time over 5000km at least once a day ,Asia, America and other African Countries.
Currency and Rate of Exchange:
 1 Euro  is equal to 655 FCFA / 450 US Dollars.
Currencies can be exchanged in authorized exchange offices; banks, hotels and some travel agencies. Hotels also accept some credit cards.

Travelling Information
Visa Handling: Entry requirements.
All necessary measures have been made to ensure the issue of visas to registered participants to the International IAA Conference in Yaoundé, Cameroon,to be held from the 6th and 7th,December,2010,on the theme:" Small Satellites Programmes for Socio-Economic Benefits and the Role of IGMASS".
Entry visas to the Republic of Cameroon, is issued by the Diplomatic or Consular representatives abroad. Visa is obtainable at the arrival airport, seaport or boarder area for visitors from countries where Cameroon has no diplomatic representation and for tourists in package tours. The required documents include:-A valid passport-A return ticket-2 full face passport photographs. Please, if you require special assistance at the airport, particularly, with handicap person, notify us during your registration.
For any additional information, please, feel free to Contact, Mr.Tomukum Chia, Regional Secretary, International Academy of Astronuatics, IAA, Cameroon: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it ,Tel: 00237 96775073, Fax: 0023733363553, Chair, Local Organising Committee (LOC) or Dr. J.M.CONTANT, Secretary General, Chair, International Planning Committee (IPC), This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it   or 

Would your Organisation/Agency/Institution/Establishment/Company like to become a sponsor for the Conference? Sponsors are solicited at 1,500 Euros, 3,000 Euros and 10,000 Euros levels.
1,500 Euros sponsors will be listed as sponsors and names and logos will be prominently displayed on all meeting/symposium materials.1,000 and 1,500 Euros sponsors will receive two complimentary registration and block-rate registration fee of 90 Euros per person for up to five employees.
3,000 Euros sponsors will be listed as sponsors and names and logos will be prominently displayed on all meeting/symposium materials.3,000 and 5,500 Euros sponsors will receive four complimentary registration and block-rate registration fee of 75 Euros per person for up to seven employees.
10,000 Euros sponsors will be listed as primary sponsors of the symposium and names and logos will be prominently displayed on all meeting/symposium materials.5,500 and 10,000 Euros sponsors will receive five complimentary registration and block-rate registration fee of 50 Euros per person for up to ten employees.
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