The Ninth International Space Conference
Protection of Materials and Structures from the Space Environment
in Toronto, Canada
FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS
May 20 - 23, 2008
The 9th meeting will be held in Toronto, Canada and will be sponsored, as usual, by a number of government agencies and private companies. The meeting, as in the past years, will cover a range of cross-disciplinary topics in protection of materials and structures in space, and will provide the attendees a forum for the exchange and discussion of information on these topics.
The topics of interest will include but are not limited to
The main mandate of this meeting is to continue the discussions on the effects of the harsh space environment on materials and structures that were started in 1992 at the first meeting in Toronto.
Abstract Submission Guidelines: Abstract Deadline: January 18 2008
- Space Environmental Effects on Materials and Structures in LEO Environment (AO/VUV, Radiation, Debris, etc..)
- Space Environmental Effects on Materials and Structures in GEO, MEO Environments
- Predictive Models of Interaction of Matter with LEO Environment
- Fundamental Interactions between Space Environment and Materials
- Synthesis and Modification of Materials and Surfaces for Protection in LEO
The Abstract Proceedings of the conference will be published for distribution at the conference. Abstracts of contributed papers must be received no later than October 24 2007
Paper Submission Deadline: Camera-ready manuscripts must be received by April 1 2008 to be included in the book. Further information will be provided in the second announcement.
Place & Date The conference to be held in Toronto, Canada. May 20 - 23, 2008
Conference Address and Communication To receive more information, please download the following PDF form. Print it. Then either fax or mail the completed form back.
Conference Program and Registration
Address:Fax: (905) 415-3633
Integrity Testing Laboratory Inc.
80 Esna Park Dr, Units 7-9
Attn: Prof. J. I. Kleiman
Communication with participants will be by email whenever possible. You can communicate directly with the organizers at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org