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iCubeSat 2016 call for papers and registration

June 6, 2015

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Download the conference poster here

iCubeSat 2016, the 5th Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop, will address the technical challenges, opportunities, and practicalities of interplanetary space exploration with CubeSats. The workshop provides a unique environment for open wide ranging practical collaboration between academic researchers, industry professionals, policy makers and students developing this new and rapidly growing field.

Technical Program

Talks and round tables will focus on three themes: technology, science, and open collaboration. The program will also include unconference sessions to provide additional opportunities to engage with the interplanetary CubeSat community and potential collaborators. Talks and supporting material will be streamed and archived on the conference website. A lively social program in and around summertime Oxford will be arranged for participants and their guests.

Abstract Submission and Dates

Talks on astrodynamics, attitude control and determination systems, citizen science, communications, landers, launch opportunities, open source approaches, outreach, payloads, policy, power systems, propulsion, reentry systems, ride-shares, science missions, software, standardization, structures, systems engineering and other related topics are all welcome.

1st June 2015 Registration opens at iCubeSat.org/registration

1st April 2016 Abstract upload deadline

15th April 2016 Notification of abstract acceptance

20th May 2016 Presentation (and optional paper) upload deadline

Please confirm your interest in presenting or attending as soon as possible (to assist us size the venue) by completing the registration form.

Exhibition

CubeSat specialists and other vendors are invited to contact exhibit@iCubeSat.org for details of exhibition opportunities.

Location

The fifth Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop will be held on or near the University of Oxford campus, Oxford, United Kingdom on Tuesday, May 24th and Wednesday May 25th, 2016.

Organizers

The organising committee can be contacted at committee@iCubeSat.org

See you in Oxford!

iCubeSat 2015 presentations online

June 1, 2015

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Most slides and other supporting materials from iCubeSat 2015 are now online here – the rest will be posted as soon as we receive the final clearances from presenters or their institutions. Thank you to everyone who participated in another exciting and stimulating workshop and for the amazing response to the call for deep space payloads for the launch next year – it’s great to see the community working together in this way. We hope you’ll join us again next year in Oxford in the United Kingdom on Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th May 2016 on or near the University of Oxford campus – see you then!

 

 

Final preparations underway in Albertopolis

May 25, 2015

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It’s a lovely day in central London and the last preparations for the workshop are underway. The final program is available online here, if you haven’t uploaded your presentation or other materials yet, please do so today here. The workshop is being held at The Rector’s House, 170 Queens Gate which is by the west entrance of the Imperial College London South Kensington campus – click here to see the location in Google Maps, or else it’s building 24 on the campus PDF map here.

Registration will close at midnight tonight (Monday) unless the very few remaining places in our overflow room go before then. Due to local rules and regulations it won’t be possible to register or pay on site, so if you are planning on coming please complete your registration and payment as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Doors open at 09:30 tomorrow – see you then!

iCubeSat 2015 program online, additional seating available

April 16, 2015

The provisional program for iCubeSat 2015 is now online here and includes a record 45 presentations and posters spread over two full days. Our main lecture theatre is now full, but because of the large number of registration waiting list requests we’ve received, we’re going to set up a nearby room as an overflow lecture theatre. We’re going to set up a video link to the main theatre so you’ll be able to participate in the sessions fully, and of course you’ll have full access to the exhibition area, poster area and social events.

If you’d like to register for a space in this room, please sign up here and select one of the ‘Overflow theatre’ registration options. There is limited capacity in this room so we strongly advise signing up sooner rather than later if you wish to take advantage of this option and join us in London next month.

Abstract deadline fast approaching!

March 29, 2015

With attendees registered from companies, space agencies and universities from 20 countries, we’re looking forward to another exciting iCubeSat, the Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop. Abstracts are due 1st April 2015, so if you haven’t already submitted yours, please do so via iCubeSat.org/submit-an-abstract/

We are close to the capacity of our venue at Imperial College London, so please register today via iCubeSat.org/registration/ to ensure you have a place at the workshop as we will have to wait list registrations once we reach capacity. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email committee@iCubeSat.org – we look forward to seeing you in London in May!

Call for papers

June 13, 2014

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Download the conference poster here

iCubeSat 2015, the 4th Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop, will address the technical challenges, opportunities, and practicalities of interplanetary space exploration with CubeSats. The workshop provides a unique environment for open wide ranging practical collaboration between academic researchers, industry professionals, policy makers and students developing this new and rapidly growing field.

Technical Program

Talks and round tables will focus on three themes: technology, science, and open collaboration. The program will also include unconference sessions to provide additional opportunities to engage with the interplanetary CubeSat community and potential collaborators. Talks and supporting material will be streamed and archived on the conference website. A lively social program in and around summertime London will be arranged for participants and their guests.

Abstract Submission and Dates

Talks on astrodynamics, attitude control and determination systems, citizen science, communications, landers, launch opportunities, open source approaches, outreach, payloads, policy, power systems, propulsion, reentry systems, ride-shares, science missions, software, standardization, structures, systems engineering and other related topics are all welcome.

1st June 2014 Registration opens at iCubeSat.org/registration

1st April 2015 Abstract upload deadline

15th April 2015 Notification of abstract acceptance

22nd May 2015 Presentation (and optional paper) upload deadline

Please confirm your interest in presenting or attending as soon as possible (to assist us size the venue) by completing the registration form.

Exhibition

CubeSat specialists and other vendors are invited to contact exhibit@iCubeSat.org for details of exhibition opportunities.

Location

The fourth Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop will be held on the Imperial College South Kensington campus, London, United Kingdom on Tuesday, May 26th and Wednesday May 27th, 2015.

Organizers

The organising committee can be contacted at committee@iCubeSat.org

See you in lively London!

iCubeSat 2014 presentations online

May 30, 2014

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The majority of the slides and other presentation materials are now posted online here, the rest will be posted as soon as they are cleared for distribution by the authors’ institutions. We would like to thank all the presenters and attendees for contributing to such a successful meeting and it’s great to see so many new collaborations being formed or bearing fruit from previous years interactions. We hope you’ll join us again next year in lively London in the United Kingdom on Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th May 2015 on or near the Imperial College London South Kensington campus – see you then!

T-1 day and counting…

May 26, 2014

It’s a beautiful sunny Memorial Day in Pasadena with an amazing blue sky and not a cloud to be seen as we get everything ready for iCubeSat 2014 tomorrow. The workshop is easy to find – just go in through the imposing front door of The Athenaeum from the car park (free to use for all iCubeSat 2014 attendees), turn right and you’re there. There’s a map of the campus here and lots of friendly people around if you get lost.

Registration will close at midnight tonight (Monday) and due to local rules and regulations it won’t be possible to register or pay on site, so you need to make sure that you have done both today to avoid disappointment. If you haven’t done so already, please upload your presentation and optional paper here so we can have everything setup and ready to go as soon as possible.

See you tomorrow from 12:30!

iCubeSat 2014 program and file upload

May 21, 2014

The iCubeSat 2014 program is now available online here. If you are presenting, please upload your presentation and optional paper via the form here.  If you have any problems uploading please contact committee@iCubeSat.org – thank you!

iCubeSat 2014 venue and directions

May 21, 2014

iCubeSat 2014 is being held at The Athenaeum at the California Institute of Technology. The Athenaeum is in the south east corner of the main Caltech campus at the junction of E. California Blvd and South Hill Avenue – a map and directions can be found here.


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