70th International Astronautical Congress (IAC)

Event Date: October 21-25, 2019

Location: Washington, DC

It is with great pleasure that the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) invites you to the 70thannual International Astronautical Congress (IAC). #IAC2019, hosted by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics – AIAA will take place in Washington D.C., United States from 21 – 25 October 2019. An intense week during which all space players will gather to discuss the advancement and progress of space in its various features; in particular this year, the IAC will commemorate that “one giant leap for mankind”: the 50th anniversary of a feat once thought impossible: humans walking on the moon, and celebrate the international accomplishments and partnerships that have become the hallmarks of space exploration.

IAC 2019 will involve everyone offering a rich programme of Plenaries, Highlight Lectures, Technical lectures as well as a Global Networking Forum and many social events abundant in networking opportunities.

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Join the Canadian Pavilion at IAC 2019!

SatCan and Canadian Space Society (CSS) are proud to host the Canada Pavilion, making IAC 2019 affordable to all. SME Travel Grants are also available.

If you are interested in attending, exhibiting or having your company represented in the booth, contact us as soon as possible. Availability is limited. Deadline is August 31, 2019.
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Exhibition Details

Put your company in front of the world at the Canada Pavilion.

Prime location across from the Exhibit Hall Lounge.

  • All packages include a listing in:

    • the official IAC printed and digital materials; and

    • the Canadian Space Directory – defining Canada’s capabilities

  • Exhibit hall passes for $300.

  • Packages for companies that cannot attend.

  • Prices as low as $200 CAD.

Special events for the Canadian delegation to meet industry primes and international government delegates.​

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Travel Grants

SatCan and the Canadian Space Society are pleased to announce that there is funding available for Canadian SMEs to attend the IAC 2019 that will cover up to 75% of eligible travel expenses .

The funding is available for a limited number of Canadian participants. Preference will be given to Canadian SMEs. If you are interested in applying for funding, please complete the Travel Grant form. Availability is limited.

Deadline to apply is August 9, 2019.

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