[amsat-bb] Last call for papers - Deadline Approaching

Emily Clarke emily@planetemily.com
Fri Sep 1 09:42:24 PDT 2006

2006 AMSAT North America Space Symposium
6-8 October 2006, Foster City, California
Call for Papers: Final Call

Invitation: Speakers are invited to submit and
present papers dealing with the science of
Amateur Radio Satellites and associated
technologies for the AMSAT 2006 Space Symposium.
The Symposium will be held at the Crowne Plaza
Hotel in Foster City, California approximately
10km south of San Francisco International
Airport. This is an annual Symposium, however the
2005 Symposium was cancelled due to hurricane
damage caused by hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Speakers originally scheduled for the 2005
Symposium are invited to re-submit papers for the 2006 Symposium.

Topics: Recommended topics include but are not
limited to the following categories:

·    AMSAT P3E
·    AMSAT Eagle
·    Microsatellite Projects
·    Cubesat and Nanosatellite Projects
·    ARISS
·    Attitude Determination and Control
·    Propulsion
·    Communications
·    Mechanical
·    Antennas
·    Groundstations
·    Digital Modes
·    Education and Outreach
·    Launch Opportunities
·    Status Reports

Other Activities:
·    The AMSAT Board of Directors will meet on 5-6 October.
·    The AMSAT Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on 6 October.
·    AMSAT International will meet 8 October
·    The IARU Satellite Committee will meet during
the Symposium and will hold a public round table
discussion on frequency coordination on 8 October
·    The ARISS International Delegates Meeting will be held on 9-10 October
·    "Birds of a Feather" sessions (BOFS) will be available on request

Deadline: Applications for papers must be received ASAP.  Papers must be
submitted no later than 12 September 2006.

Procedure: The planning committee has created an
online registration system where you can submit
your abstract and track it. Using this system you
will allow you to submit your paper and any subsequent changes online.
Visit the 2006 Symposium Paper Registration webpage for instructions:

Contact Emily Clarke, N1DID for additional information or Jean Fletcher
KG6IAK for additional information

Venue: See the 2006 Space Symposium web page for
additional information about the venue.

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