Space Traffic Management Conference
The Space Security, Safety, and Sustainability (SSSS) Program at The University of Texas at Austin’s Strauss Center and the Cockrell School of Engineering, in partnership with the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) and Lockheed Martin, will hold the 8th annual Space Traffic Management conference, “Anthropogenic Environmental Impact and Assessment of Space Traffic on Space Operations and Implications for Climate Change Monitoring”. The conference will take place on Wednesday, March 2nd and Thursday, March 3rd, 2022. The conference is being organized by SSSS Program Lead Dr. Moriba Jah, non-resident SSSS scholar Dr. Diane Howard, and the IAA Space Traffic Management Committee.
Details are forthcoming on abstract submittal, registration, scheduling, etc.
At STM Conferences, experts from all over the world gather to discuss and exchange on space traffic management. Technical sessions will range from topics like Range Management, Airspace/Orbital Space Integration, Space Safety, Security, and Sustainability, Space Environment Effects and Impacts and Related Issues.
Abstracts of up to 250 words are invited to apply and must include the precise title of the paper, the topic area of interest, the author’s full name and affiliation, and complete contact information including an email address. The language of the conference is English. Technical paper abstracts in the areas described above or related to Space Traffic Management will be accepted electronically through the conference email [email protected] beginning November 2nd, 2021. Please be sure to designate the topic area your paper addresses (see topics listed below). The deadline for receipt of abstracts is TBD.
The abstract template is available here.
For authors whose abstracts are selected, there will be two types of presentations: (a) sessions and (b) panels. Session presenters should be be available to do the following: (1) Submit a draft paper by the below deadline (2) Pre-record a max 15-minute video on their paper which will be due before the conference (3) Be available for a live Q&A panel one of the days of the conference (45-minute max) and (4) Finalize papers as applicable. Panelists will need to (1) Submit a max 700 word op-ed on the topic of their panel due before the conference and (2) Be available for a live Q&A panel one of the days of the conference (45-minutes).
October 15, 2021: Call for Papers
TBD: Abstract submission deadline
TBD: Registration opens
TBD: Final abstracts selected and invitations extended
February 15, 2022: Preliminary program available
February 25, 2022: Draft papers due and published to IAA’s website
March 2-3, 2022: Conference