12th European CubeSat Symposium 2020

SYMPOSIUM: 24-26 NOVEMBER 2021

 

Because of the COVID-19 crisis and its consequences , the organizing committee decided to postpone the 12th European CubeSat Symposium from one year.

The symposium will take place from 24 to 26 November 2021 at the Ecole Polytechnique Paris, Palaiseau.

The event is co-organized by the Ecole Polytechnique Paris and the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics .

The Symposium will provide a snapshot of the most relevant topics in the CubeSat world, from technology demonstrators and scientific missions to the future technologies and the space exploration with CubeSats.

Keynote Speakers

Prominent keynote speakers have been invited to give lectures to review the state-of-the-art research activities and applications in the rapidly progressing field of CubeSats.

Student Competition

The sympsoium will host a student competition which will provide students with the opportunity to share their work on cubesat design and missions. Awards are given to competition finalists.

The presentations may be on relevant study and research related to:

  • Cubesats, systems and subsystems
  • Mission concepts
  • Related infrastructure : launchers and deployers, ground stations, etc.

During the submission process, select the Topic “Student competition” for the paper to be taken into consideration.

Read more about the ECS Student Competition.

 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION OPENED: SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT NOW

EXHIBITOR AND SPONSORING PACKAGES AVAILABLE

 

Topics

Beyond Earth: Space Exploration Missions with Cubesat

Cubesat Missions

Flight Dynamics and AOCS

Earth Observation and Novel Scientific Instruments / Sensors on Cubesats

Cubesat Subsystems and Technologies

Telecommunication and Ground Segment

Cubesat Constellations

Launchers and Deployers, Propulsion and Rendez-Vous

Cubesat Flight Experience and Lessons Learned

+ Dedicated Poster Session

 

Important Dates

15th May 2021

Opening of the abstract submission system

30rd June 2021

Deadline for abstract submission

20th July  2021

- Letter of abstract acceptance
- Opening of the online registration to the symposium

15th  October 2021

Deadline for early bird registration

24th -26th November 2021

12th European CubeSat Symposium

The ECS Student Competition provides students with the opportunity to share their work on cubesat design and missions. Awards are given to competition finalists.

The presentations may be on relevant study and research related to:

  • Cubesats, systems and subsystems
  • Mission concepts
  • Related infrastructure : launchers and deployers, ground stations, etc.

 

Eligibility

Preference will be given to full-time graduate or undergraduate students in a scientific or technical discipline at a University or Technical College.

Are not eligible

  • Students enrolled in a PhD degree program
  • Students graduating prior to April 2021

The competition is open for both individuals and teams. The whole team can participate to the presentation.

Selection process

Six abstracts will be selected by the scientific comity to be presented during the 12th ECS. The presentation will be scored by a panel of judges drawn from academia, industry and agency.

Criteria

The scoring criteria used by the panel includes Technical and Scientific content and relevance, as well as clarity of writing of the abstract (English, figures, etc.)

Abstract guidelines

The paper for the student competition shall follow the same rules of the other papers. See the Abstract Guidelines. During the submission process, select the Topic “Student competition” for the paper to be taken into consideration.

The abstract not selected for the final will be included in a thematic plenary session, so you should not be afraid to participate in the competition !