Call for Content

Your Opportunity to Shape the Conversation at ASCEND

Space Traffic Management “Diverse Dozen” Application

CLOSED – stay tuned for an announcement of this year’s Diverse Dozen, and mark your calendars to attend their session on Wednesday, 17 November, from 1030-1130 hrs PST.

View the 2020 ASCEND inaugural cohort of the Space Traffic Management Diverse Dozen, led by Moriba Jah from the University of Texas at Austin from the 2020 ASCEND event. View the session recording and learn more here. Influential thinkers and emerging leaders from around the globe were featured in a series of rapid-fire lightning talks that highlighted the most important issues surrounding safety, security, and sustainability in the context of space traffic.

The general 2021 ASCEND Call for Content is closed, submission deadline was 6 April 2021. Check out the approved program to see which sessions and abstracts were submitted and accepted for presentation in November 2021.

To see more information on the general 2021 Call for Content, see the pages below.

ASCEND supports a multidisciplinary community of aerospace professionals, students, and enthusiasts around the world who are accelerating humanity’s progress toward our off-world future. The 15-17 November 2021 event will feature presentations from a cross section of accomplished engineers, scientists, and thought leaders from throughout government, industry, and academia.

The Call for Content is your chance to be one of them.

Key Dates and Deadlines
  • Submission site opens:

25 February 2021

  • Submission deadline:

2000 hrs (8pm) ET on 6 April 2021

  • Notifications:

10 June 2021

  • Manuscript deadline:

2000 hrs (8pm) ET on 6 October 2021

  • Prerecorded presentation deadline:

2000 hrs (8pm) ET on 6 October 2021

  • ASCEND event:

15–17 November 2021

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