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Paper Submission

Authors with an accepted abstract may send their paper to iaapdc(at)

PAPERS:  Full paper manuscripts or two-page extended abstracts are encouraged. Papers, Posters and presentations received by May 6, 2017 deadline will be included in the conference memory stick. Revisions and corrections will be accepted within two weeks after the end of the conference. The format for papers is specified in the paper template available below.  Accepted papers (including two-page extended abstracts, presentations and poster papers) will be published on the official conference proceedings memory stick and hosted at the conference website.

ACTA ASTRONAUTICA JOURNAL: please note that a special issue of Acta Astronautica, the journal of the International Academy of Astronautics, will be published with a selection of papers presented during the Planetary Defense Conference in Tokyo.

Paper template
(Word format document)

LaTeX templates are also available:
LaTeX Extended Abstract template
LaTeX Paper template



Poster maximum size is:
Height: 210 cm, Width: 90 cm
Portrait orientation

(no onsite printing service, please bring your printed poster to the Conference. Poster size is a maximum size limit. You may bring a smaller poster).

Abstract submission is now closed.

ABSTRACT SUBMITTAL:  Technical paper abstracts (250 to 500 words in length) in the areas described above or related to planetary defense will be accepted electronically by email to iaapdc(at) beginning September 24, 2016. Please be sure to designate the topic area your paper addresses (see topics listed in the abstract template). The deadline for receipt of abstracts is January 13th, 2017. Letters of official acceptance will be mailed on or before February 09, 2017.

Abstract template

Extended abstract template

LaTeX Abstract template

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