3 to 7 December 2018
Ubatuba, Sao Paulo, BRAZIL
Following up its successful 2014 and 2016 editions held in Brasilia and Florianopolis, respectively, the 3rd IAA-LACW will keep the focus on topics related to CubeSat technology, providing a forum for scientists and engineers to discuss their achievements and cutting edge findings.
Considering the increasing interest in CubeSat activities, and the recent successful Cubesat missions in Latin America, the International Academy of Astronautics is organizing in 2018 a workshop where participants from industry and academia will have the opportunity to share their professional knowledge, enlarging their networks in the subject. Some of the most outstanding professionals in CubeSat missions and applications will attend the workshop giving special talks and lectures.
The city of Ubatuba, located in the state of Sao Paulo, is a trend summer destination. With a population of around 90,000 people, the city is known for having a very high quality of life.
Ubatuba is a home to the Ubatuba-Sat initiative. During the symposium, the temperature is expected to be in the range between 25 °C and 35 °C (77 °F and 95 °F).
Director of the Space Science Center
Morehead State University, USA
Centre for Mechanical and Aerospace Science and Technologies
University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Director of the Attitude Control and Guidance Department
Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, Russia
University of Vigo, Spain
Sapienza University of Rome
3-7 December 2018
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The workshop will cover technical novelties and tutorial overviews on small satellites related topics including but not limited to:
- CubeSat innovative missions and applications
- Space environment
- Remote sensing and Earth observation
- Innovative solutions for university satellite subsystems
- Launch opportunities
- Space debris
- University platform for biomedical research in space
- Ground segment and stations network
- New perspectives for university satellites
- CubeSats future payloads and experiments
- Micro-propulsion subsystems
- CubeSat in-orbit experience
- Technical novelties on PocketQubeSat, BallonSat, TubeSat, CanSat and other standards
Authors are invited to submit a one-page extended abstract (max 400 words), in English, by 30 September 2018.
Manuscripts will be accepted based on the quality of the extended abstract, the originality of the work and/or ideas, and the anticipated interest in the proposed subject. Submissions that are based on experimental results, current data, or reports on ongoing missions are especially encouraged. During the reviewing process, the works will be selected for presentation in oral or poster sessions, according to their relevance.
All papers must be submitted online thtough https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iaalacw2018. It is recommended to proof read the paper before submission.
The deadline for the complete manuscript submission is by 30 October 2018.
The complete manuscript must be written in English, and must contain the paper title, the author names, their corresponding affiliation, postal and e-mail addresses. The paper shall be prepared using the following format:
- Paper: standard A4 paper (21.0 × 29.7 cm), one column format
- Page limit: 10 pages.
- Margins: 2.54 cm (all sides)
- Title: 12 pt bold, Arial, centered, all capital letters
- Author names: 12 pt bold, Arial, centered
- Affiliation: 12 pt italic, Arial, centered
- Abstract body: 12 pt, Arial, justified with single line spacing
- Equations, figures, literature may be included with references in the body text
- Paper body: 12 pt, Arial, justified with single line spacing
- Page numbers must not be added to the manuscript
deadline: 30 September 2018
(for all accepted papers, including oral and poster presentations!)
|Please, submit your 400 words abstract using easychair's on-line form.||MS-Word [docx file]|
|LaTeX - overleaf [see driver.tex]|
|Manuscript - PDF [PDF file generated by overleaf]|
|Template for MS-Office - Power Point [PosterTemplate-91CMx122CM.pptx]|
Please, follow the Easy Chair link next to submit your paper (click on the Easy Chair logo):
The IAA-LACW 2018 Organizing Committee invites proposals for half-day tutorials to be conducted on December 3, 2018, the first day of IAA-LACW 2018, held at Ubatuba, Brazil.
Tutorials are an integral function of IAA-LACW where instructors have the opportunity to share their expertise on a specific field/research with fellow researchers and those who wish to discover said field/research. We are soliciting proposals for topics of academic and industrial/application(s) interests. These topics may be established or it may be emerging – and with profound and/or new insights thereto, that is best articulated by means of an oral presentation. Most importantly, tutorials should be interesting with lively interaction with the attendees.
Proposals, prepared in an one-column PDF file, should include the following:
- Title of the tutorial
- Area of the tutorial (please, follow this link for the workshop's topics of interest)
- 300 Word abstract (for inclusion in registration materials)
- Instructor(s) and their credentials (2-page CV for each instructor)
- Previous offerings of tutorials, if any
- Learning objectives
- Target audience and prerequisite knowledge of audience
- Full description (1-2 pages to be used for evaluation)
Tutorial proposals due: August 31, 2018
Notification of acceptance: September 15, 2018
Complete Set of Tutorial Slides: November 1st, 2018
The workshop proceedings will be published in the "IAA Proceedings Series" book
For registration fee receipts, please send an e-mail message to Candido: candidomoura3 AT gmail.com. In the subject field, please use "Nota Fiscal - IAA-LACW - your name". In the e-mail message, please provide all the information you need to be printed, including your name and your CPF (in case you have a Brazilian CPF).
The Registration must be accomplished with payment of the corresponding registration fee. All prices are shown in Brazilian Real (BRL). Please, use the following table as a reference for the exchange rate of your preferred currency:FreeCurrencyRates.com
For payment and registration please use the following links:
Jean Michel Contant, IAA secretary
Chantal Cappelletti, PhD, University of Nottingham, IAA Member
Eduardo Augusto Bezerra, PhD, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC)
Simone Battistini, PhD, Universidade de Brasilia (UnB)
Leonardo Kessler Slongo, Dr., Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC)
Cândido Osvaldo de Moura, E. M. Presidente Tancredo de Almeida Neves
Anna Guerman, Universidade Beira Interior, Portugal
Benjamin K. Malphrus, Morehead State University, USA
Carlos A. Gurgel Veras, Brazilian Space Agency (AEB), Brazil
Chantal Cappelletti, University of Nottingham,UK
Cristiano Fiorilo de Melo, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil
David Klumpar, Montana State University, USA
Eber Huanca Cayo, Universidad Catolica San Pablo, Peru
Ediz Cetin, Macquarie University, Australia
Eduardo Augusto Bezerra, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil
Fernando Aguado Agelet, Universidad de Vigo, Spain
Filippo Graziani, IAA/GAUSS, Italy
Geilson Loureiro, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE), Brazil
Hank Voss, Taylor University, NearSpace Launch, USA
James Cutler, University of Michigan, USA
James Spann, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, USA
Jean Michel Contant, International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), France
Jordi Puig-Suari, Cal Poly, USA
Kleber Vieira de Paiva, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil
Livio Gratton, Colomb Institute (CONAE-UNSAM), Argentina
Luigi Dilillo, CNRS / Laboratoire d'Informatique, de Robotique et de Microelectronique de Montpellier (LIRMM), France
Luis Zea, University of Colorado, Guatemala
Mengu Cho, Kyushu Institute of Technology - Kyutech, Japan
Mike Swartout, St. Louis University, USA
Mikhail Ovchinnikov, Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics, Russia
Rainer Sandau, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Germany
Renato Alves Borges, Universidade de Brasilia (UnB), Brazil
Riccardo Bevilacqua, University of Florida, USA
Robert J. Twiggs, Morehead State University, USA
Ronnie Nader, Ecuadorian Civilian Space Agency (EXA), Ecuador
Shinichi Nakasuka, University of Tokyo, Japan
Simone Battistini, Universidade de Brasilia (UnB), Brazil
Vladislav Solovey, Kosmotras/GAUSS, Russia
Walter Abrahão Dos Santos, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE), Brazil
Eduardo Augusto Bezerra
Teatro Municipal, Ubatuba, Brazil
The workshop will take place at the Teatro Municipal de Ubatuba (Ubatuba's Theatre)
Address: Praça Exaltação à Santa Cruz, 22, Centro, 11680-000, Ubatuba, SP, Brazil
+55 12 3833-1191
This is the accomodation list provided by the Ubatuba's Convention and Visitor's Bureau: UbatubaAccomodation.pdf (English version coming soom).
As the number of available rooms at reduced prices is limited, please make your reservation as soon as possible, in your hotel of choice, using the contact details provided in the accomodation list. In the reservation request or e-mail message, please use the following subject: IAA-LACW2018.
Besides the technical program, a very entertaining social program is planned. Special tours to tourist attractions will be available to the Workshop attendees and their guests.
driving - the driving distance from Sao Paulo to Ubatuba is 200 km (about 3 hours) by car. From Rio de Janeiro to Ubatuba, the driving distance is 400 km (about 5 hours) by car.
flying - the closest airport is Guarulhos International Airport https://www.gru.com.br/en
by bus - there is a coach service from Guarulhos (airport) to Ubatuba 3 times a day. GRU/Ubatuba: 01/12, 02/12, 03/12. Ubatuba/GRU: 07/12, 08/12, 09/12. Please, follow this link to book your tickets: http://www.litoranea.com.br
Ubatuba, a town with a great offer of hotels and restaurants.