The abstract deadline was 21 January 2014. Individual late
submissions may be available, please contact the appropriate Technical Chair.
Enhancing a Global Society
AIAA SPACE 2014 will examine the impacts of space activity on society. The
forum will convene a global conversation around the important role our community
plays in enabling a connected culture, monitoring our planet, expanding our
boundaries beyond Earth, and advancing technology and innovation to address
The Forum's general sessions, plenary
speakers and panelists will address these key issues:
Facilitating Global Connections
- What sorts of new opportunities and capabilities do
space-based assets and technologies enable in terms of connecting
- What capabilities are
- What do complimentary
industries need from the space community to make their businesses more
- What new EO
systems are being developed?
- What innovative uses of climate and weather data
will we see in the near, mid, and long term?
our on-orbit systems sufficient and sustainable to provide the data and services
needed in an emergency?
- What is
the current status of major exploration programs?
do non-governmental initiatives fit with governmental plans?
- How do we sustain exploration in a
constantly changing policy and budget environment?
do we communicate the importance and benefits of exploration to those outside of
- How are
space technologies used to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of common
- What new
technology spin offs are providing opportunities for new