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2013 Shanghai Conference

International Academy of Astronautics
5th CSA-IAA Conference on Advanced Space Systems & Applications
May 21-23, 2013
Shanghai, China


CALL FOR PAPERS  (pdf print version )

The Chinese Society of Astronautics (CSA) and the International Academy of Aeronautics (IAA) have successfully co-organized the conference for four times. This time we are pleased to hold jointly the 5th CSA-IAA Conference on Advanced Space Technology from May 20-23, 2013. The conference would provide a forum for technicians, researchers, scholars, decision makers and young professionals focusing on the theme of “New Era for Space Science and Technology”.

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Main Topics

1. Communications Satellite Applications

1.1 The Status and Prospect of Satellite Communications
1.2 Satellite Multimedia Communication
1.3 Satellite Mobile Communication Constellation
1.4 Small Satellite Communications
1.5 New Concepts and Technologies in Satellite Communications
1.6 Application of Satellite Communications in Remote Education and e-Learning
1.7 Application of Satellite Communications in Remote Medical Treatment and Telemedicine
1.8 Satellite Remote Sensing and Global Environment Protection and Disaster Management

2. Remote Sensing Satellite Applications

2.1 Application of Satellite Remote Sensing in Meteorological Observation and Atmospheric Exploration
2.2 Application of Satellite Remote Sensing for Climate Change
2.3 Applications of Satellite Remote Sensing in Marine Monitoring
2.4 Application of Satellite Remote Sensing for Desertification Monitoring and Water Conservancy
2.5 Application of Satellite Remote Sensing in Urban Planning and Rural Construction
2.6 Application of Satellite Remote Sensing in Disaster Management
2.7 Application of Satellite Remote Sensing for Earthquake Prediction
2.8 Satellite and Small Satellite Remote Sensing Technologies and Data Handling

3. Navigation Satellite Applications
3.1 Applications of Satellite Navigation in Traffic Management
3.2 Applications of Satellite Navigation in Public Security and Emergencies
3.3 Applications of Satellite Navigation in Protection of Endangered Wild Animals and Plants
3.4 New Progress of GPS, GLONNAS, Galileo and Sino-European Cooperation
3.5 Applications of China's Compass Navigation Project
3.6 New Applications of Satellite Navigation, Positioning and Timing

4. Satellite and Launcher Technology

4.1 Spacecraft System, Satellite Platform, Payload
4.2 Space Transportation
4.3 Astrodynamics
4.4 Material and Structure
4.5 Space Power, Propulsion, Spacecraft Control
4.6 Launch Vehicle and Launching System
4.7 Small Satellite and Microsatellite in Disaster
4.8 Small and University Satellite for Capacity Building, High-Reliability, Long-Lifetime and Low-Cost Satellite

5. Space Policy and International Cooperation
5.1 International Cooperation in Satellites and Satellite Applications and New Projects
5.2 International Cooperation in Human Spaceflight
5.3 International Cooperation in Robotic Space Exploration
5.4 Cooperation between Developing Countries and Developed Countries
5.5 South-South Cooperation in Satellite Applications
5.6 Regional Cooperation in Satellite Applications
5.7 Policies and Legal Aspects of Satellites, Satellite Application and Commercialization

6. Commercialization of Satellite Applications

6.1 The Commercial Operation of Satellite Applications and Applied Satellites
6.2 Commercial Satellite Applications in Disaster Management
6.3 Commercial Versus Free Data Access in Disaster Management
6.4 Satellite Applications and Regional Development


Preliminary Program:

Preliminary Program

A technical visit to the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology will be organized during the conference.
Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology is mainly engaged in research of astronautical system such as launch vehicle, application satellite, manned spaceflight and deep-space exploration, space technology application and service. Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology keeps pace with the times and contributes to the development of national economy and social progresses.


Message from CSA 
On behalf of the President of CSA, I’m honored to invite you to participate in the 5th CSA-IAA Conference on Advanced Space Technology, which will take place from May 20-23 2013 in Shanghai, China.
This Conference will provide an excellent opportunity for participants to share and exchange ideas and experience on space science and technology. I believe those exchanges will deepen the friendship between the space colleagues from various countries and regions, and promote international cooperation.
Looking forward to seeing you in Shanghai.

MA Xingrui
President, Chinese Society of Astronautics
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Message from IAA
The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) is  very pleased  to co-organize the 5th CSA-IAA Conference on Advanced Space Technology in Shanghai. The activities of the year 2013 are being impacted by the Heads of Space Agencies Summit follow-on activities and a clear emphasis will be made to investigate new international space cooperation with particular attention to the young space countries.
Let hope that this conference will attract more and more foreign participants.

Jean-Michel CONTANT
Secretary General, International Academy of Astronautics
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee
YUAN Jie, Vice President, Chinese Society of Astronautics and China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, China

Executive Director
YANG Junhua, Vice President and Secretary General, Chinese Society of Astronautics, China



Meng Guang, Vice President, Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology, China
Prof. Filippo Graziani. University La Sapienza, Roma, Italy


CAI Guobiao, China                     Junichiro KAWAGUCHI, Japan
CHEN Jie, China                         LI Ming, China
Jeng-Shing CHERN, Taiwan,China        Michael OVCHINNIKOV, Russia
YeanJoo CHONG, Singapore            Paolo TEOFILATO, Italy
CUI Pingyuan, China                   WANG Guoqing, China
Harijono DJOJODIHARDJO, Indonesia   WANG Yanguang, China


English will be the working language of the Conference.


Shanghai is the most populous city in China. The city is located in eastern China, at the middle portion of the Chinese coast, and sits at the mouth of the Yangtze River. Due to its rapid growth in the last two decades, it has again become one of the world's leading cities, exerting influence over finance, commerce, fashion, and culture.

Shanghai Weather

May in Shanghai is pleasant and fine. The average high temperature is about 22/26, average low temperature is about 28/30.

Travel to Shanghai

As one of the most popular tourist cities in China, Shanghai is known as the Paris of the east. It is full of fashion atmosphere everywhere. The famous tourist attractions such as the Bund, Nanjing Road, Yuyuan Garden, Jinmao Tower, the Oriental Pearl TV Tower, are well known and have never failed to amaze vistors.

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