Call for Papers

UN/Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium invites prospective authors to submit an abstract of their works. Accepted abstract for presentation at the symposium will be included in the symposium proceedings, which will be distributed to participants.

Deadline for abstract submission : Thursday, MAY 31, 2012
Notification of acceptance : Friday, JUNE 29, 2012

Authors Instructions

Final Paper and Poster Submission:

  • Submission of Final Paper for the UN/Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium will be accepted through “My Page”.
  • Please login with your email address/password and upload your final paper by August 15, 2012.
  • A Full-length final paper submission is essential for a presenter at the Symposium. Both abstracts and final papers will be published in the symposium proceedings and will be distributed to the participants.
  • Authors having a paper accepted for an oral presentation will be offered a presentation slot of 10 to 20 minutes.
  • Authors having a paper accepted for a poster presentation will be asked to prepare and bring an A1 to the Symposium.

Please download the final paper guideline here:

Final Paper Due:  Wednesday, AUGUST 15, 2012

Final Paper Due Extended: Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Abstract Preparation:

  • Format
  • Abstracts must be written in English
  • Abstracts length should not exceed more than 400 words
  • Content
  • Tables or drawings are not allowed in the abstract
  • Abstracts should specify: purpose, methodology, results and conclusions
  • Abstracts should indicate that substantive technical and/or programmatic content is included
  • Co-authors
  • All of your co-authors should be included at the time you submit your abstract online. If  your co-authors intend to attend, they should register online as attendee.
  • Abstract Submission Signing in
  • The submission of abstracts must be done exclusively on ‘My page’.
  • If you have not create your online account, please get it by registering as soon as possible.
  • In case you have forgotten your password, please use the password reminder page.
  • Submission
  • Go to your online account ‘My page’ .
  • Browse the technical programme and choose the technical sessions where you want to submit your abstract
  • Type-in the title and content of your abstract in the related fields
  • Submit your abstract via the online submission system

Note: If you apply for several technical sessions, please contact the Symposium secretariat

Abstract submission is closed !


Funding Support for Participants by UN

Funding support will be available for participants at the UN/Japan Nano-Satellite Symposium. All applicants seeking the UN funding support should first register as an author at and be required to submit an abstract by May 31, 2012 for the Symposium. For the reason of limited budget available, there must be an upper limit to the number of recipients.

Please note that the deadline of an application for the UN funding support is Friday, 1 June 2012. (

If you believe you will need financial assistance to enable you to attend the symposium, please make sure to check the UNOOSA website( to get the latest information on this matter.

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