11 June 2024 News

IAC 2024 is already breaking records

The 75th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) is already breaking records, and we cannot wait to welcome the whole space community to Milan on 14-18 October 2024! Under the motto 'Responsible Space for Sustainability' the congress programme will be offering the most comprehensive content to date covering all space disciplines.

The unprecedented and mind-blowing results received in response to the Calls for Proposals for IAC 2024 is setting the stage for an outstanding IAC in Milan! A record-breaking number of nearly 7000 abstracts for oral and interactive presentations were submitted for the IAC 2024 Call for Abstracts, which surpasses the number of submissions of all previous congresses. Out of all abstracts 2265 have been selected as oral presentations and1857 have been selected as interactive presentations.

This year’s call for Plenaries and Highlight Lectures exceeded all expectations, with the incredible number of 60 proposals received. After careful consideration, we are delighted to announce that the IPC Steering Group has selected 5 Plenary sessions and 3 Highlight Lectures to be presented at the IAC 2024 in Milan.

You can find below the list of Plenaries and Highlight Lectures selected:

PE1: One to One with Heads of Agencies

PE2: Host Plenary: Responsible and sustainable space exploration: Moon to Mars

PE3: New lunar frontiers: How the non-space industry is unlocking future markets, proposed by ispace (Industry Category)

PE4: Value of Resources: Recipe for In-Situ Resource Utilization on Space Frontiers, proposed by JAXA (Exploration Category)

PE5: Intelligent Space: Big Data, Advanced Algorithms, and Autonomous Robotics in Space, proposed by IAF WD-YPP, SGAC (Next Generation Category)

PE6: Observing the Earth, Serving our Societies: Space in the Age of Climate, proposed by CNES, ASI, NOAA (Environment Category)

PE7: New Opportunities benefit Human Space Flight on Earth, in Space and Beyond, proposed by Chinese Academy of Sciences (Emerging Countries/Other Category)

HLL1: Euclid Mission: unveiling the Universe, proposed by ESA/CNES (Exploration Category)

HLL2: Viewing the freshwater crisis from space: A world of drought and flood extremes, proposed by NASA-JPL (Environment Category)

HLL3: IAF World Space Award Highlight Lecture

Secure your spot to the world’s premier global space event today! Register online before 30 June 2024 to benefit from the early-bird registration fees. On the registration platform you can easily pay by credit card (VISA and Mastercard), PayPal or bank transfer. Kindly note that full payment in EUR (euro) is required at the time of the registration.

We recommend you to also book your accommodation in Milan as soon as possible. For hotel booking reservations and for any further information or assistance, please contact: accommodation@iac2024.org

To explore further details about the congress, please visit the official website at www.iac2024.org. Attending the IAC is an excellent opportunity to stay informed about the latest developments in the space industry, network with professionals and experts from around the globe, and explore potential partnerships and collaborations.

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