2017 Canadian SmallSat Symposium

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October 17-19, 2017
The Westin Prince,  Toronto, Canada

Accepting Papers Submissions Now!


The Canadian Space Commerce Association (CSCA) is in the midst of organizing its second Canadian SmallSat Symposium building on the momentum of the Canadian SmallSat Symposium 2016.

The Symposium will be held in Toronto over three days on October 17th, 18th and 19th, 2017. We anticipate the Symposium will attract upwards of a 250 people from industry, government, university, the investment community and others interested in this growing segment of the space market, from around the world.

The Symposium will feature:

Luncheon Keynotes  – We will invite luncheon keynotes, one for each day of the symposium.

Plenary Sessions  – We will invite speakers to discuss key topics for the SmallSat segment.

Panels   – Experts will discuss the most important topics related to SmallSats.

Technical Sessions  – We will identify key topical sessions as outlined below. Selected speakers will have 15 minutes to present their paper with an additional 5 minutes for Q&A.

Networking Opportunities – There will be several opportunities for networking including a welcome reception.

Call For Papers:

Topics of Interest for the Call for Papers (but not limited to);

    • Earth Observation and Space Debris
    • Ground Systems and Communications
    • Launch Opportunities and Challenges
    • Science and Missions
    • Space exploration
    • Technology
    • Payload
    • Finance, Business and Market
    • Space Law and Policy
    • Government Role
    • Academic Submissions
    • Education, and Public Outreach
    • Innovation and Entrepreneurship


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT is July 21, 2017.


The Technical Committee

  • Yaroslav Pustovyi,
  • Andrej Litvinjenko
  • Anneke Findlay-Bruinsma
  • Eva-Jane Lark
  • Grant Bonin
  • Nadeem Ghafoor
  • Randall Llilko
  • Roman Ronge


Session Moderators

Are yet to be announced.