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1st IAA North East Asia Symposium

The 1st IAA North East Asia Symposium on Small Satellites- Serving the Needs for the Benefits of the Region

August 21-23, 2017

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Conference declaration is now available.

Conference report is now available.
Preliminary program is now available.

Book of abstracts is now available.

Organized by the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA)

Hosted and supported by the Mongolian Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (MSPRS), the Mongolian Academy of Sciences (MAS) and MonMap Engineering Services (MONMAP).

Promoted by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sciences and Sports (MECSS), the National University of Mongolia (NUM) and the Asian Association of Remote Sensing (AARS).

Conference Objectives

To provide a forum for scientists, engineers, managers and students, to exchange information about small satellites. Topics will cover the technological state of the art and the planned and on-going programs and missions. It will have a worldwide vision, but focused on the needs and developments of North East Asia, and it is open to a general view but with emphasis on advanced technologies and distributed platforms and payloads, the earth observation data applications and education.
Small Earth Observation Satellites worldwide: achievements and trends.
Small Earth Observation Satellites in North East Asia: achievements and trends
Ongoing and projected Small Earth Observation Satellite projects with North East Asian participation
Segmented architecture and distributed instruments.
Small Earth Observation satellite technologies
Applications of the small Earth Observation Satellite data and its results University programs and systems.

International Program Committee (IPC):

Honorary Chairman:
D. Regdel (President of the Academy of Sciences – Mongolia)

R. Sandau, IAA – Germany
M. Saandar, MSPRS – Mongolia

JM. Contant ( IAA – France )
R. Laufer ( Baylor Univ- USA )
M. Ovchinnikov ( KIAM – Russia )
Igor V. Belokonov ( Samara State Aerospace Univ- Russia )
J. Gurragchaa ( Cosmonaut – Mongolia )
M. Ganzorig ( The Academy of Science – Mongolia)
Xingfa Gu ( IRSA/CAS - China )
Chen Jun ( National Geomatics Center – China )
Yang Jun Hua ( Aerospace, China )
S. Nakasuka ( Univ of Tokyo- Japan )
T. Kuwahara ( Tohoku Univ- Japan )
K.Cho ( Tokai Univ, AARS, Japan )
Sungdong Park (Satreci - South Korea )
Choen Kim ( Kookmin Univ, South Korea )
Meirbek Moldabekov (Kazcosmos, Kazakhstan )
Zaire Rakisheva ( Kaznu, Kazakhstan )
Yuei-An Liou ( National Central Univ - China Taiwan )


December 20, 2016 - Call for Papers
May 31, 2017 – Abstract Due
June 15, 2017 – Notification to authors
June 25, 2017 – Final Announcement
August 21, 2017 – Final paper due (max. 8 pages)
August 21-23, 2017 – 1st Symposium
December, 2017 – Proceedings

Call for Papers:

You are invited to contribute a paper for presentation at the Symposium. A one-page, single- spaced abstract of no less than 500 words is needed.
Student papers are encouraged.
The abstract must be in English.

The abstract must be sent by May 31, 2017   to:  rainer.sandau(at) and  msaandar(at)

Presentations during the Symposium will be in English and the Symposium will consist of lectures by invited speakers, contributed papers selected from abstracts received in response to the call for papers, poster sessions, and panel discussions and will include a technical exhibition to showcase hardware and software and posters.

Notifications of your paper’s acceptance and author’s instructions will be sent by 30 April, 2017. One copy of the symposium digest comprising the abstracts will be part of the registration package handed over when registering on –site. Final papers for the symposium proceedings are limited to eight pages, including tables and illustrations. The symposium proceedings will provide the contributed papers and interactive poster session papers presented during the symposium. They will be distributed on DC/DVD to the participants after the conference.
Outstanding presentations of papers and posters will be awarded.


Registration is now closed.

Symposium and Program Co-ordinator

M. Saandar ( MSPRS, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia)
Phone/Fax: + 976 11 327 824 and cell phone: + 976 99 11 32 61
Email:  msaandar (at)

For more detailed information please visit the symposium website:

1st IAA North East Asia Symposium on Small Satellites participants

1st IAA North East Asia Symposium on Small Satellites participants

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