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March 9, 2018

ASTRO’18 is pleased to welcome the following participants to the Heads of Space Agencies Panel:



Sylvain Laporte – President, Canadian Space Agency





Pascale Ehrenfreund – Chair of the DLR Executive Board



News Archive

February 28, 2018

Dr. Christyl Johnson of NASA Goddard will be joining ASTRO’18 for a Keynote Presentation to discuss GSFC Capabilities and Expertise and Opportunities for Partnering. Read the article by Dr. Johnson recently published in Forbes Magazine: NASA’s Real Life ‘Hidden Figure’ On How To Advance Women In STEM.

February 15, 2018

ASTRO’18 welcomes BGen. K.G. Whale, Director General & Component Commander – Space, National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa to the DG Space Panel.

February 08, 2018

Could your career use a boost?

CASI ASTRO’18 delegates will enjoy the unique opportunity to learn, to present their research, to network with colleagues and to meet Canadian and international space leaders during three exciting days in beautiful and historic Québec City.

ASTRO’18 is expected to attract over 300 participants from Canada, the US and abroad.
You could be one of them !

ASTRO’18 offers a robust technical program. Sessions will include:

Advances in Space Technologies and Platform Technologies In Situ Resource Utilization
Assembly, Integration and Testing ISS Utilization
Astronaut Physiological Health Micro and Nanosatellites & Constellations
Astronaut Psychological Health Policy & Governance
Astronaut Radiation Protection and Mitigation Posters – many topics
Capability Demonstration Public Engagement and Outreach
Commercial/Entrepreneurial Space/Business Models Space Optics, Sensors and Instrumentation
Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Space Robotics and Rover Systems
Engineering Tools for Exploration Space Situational Awareness/Resiliency in Space
Exploring Our Own Backyard Space Structures and Materials
Exploring the Great Beyond Spacecraft Dynamics and Control

February 08, 2018

The ASTRO’18 technical program will include over 130 presentations. The organizations listed below are participating.

Is your organization one of them?  If not, don’t despair…yet! There are still a few spots left, and more will become available as ASTRO’18 draws closer.

Be a part of ASTRO’18 – the one space conference in Canada you can’t afford to miss!

  • ABB
  • Airbus Defence & Space (Canada)
  • Airbus Defence & Space (Germany)
  • Bubble Technology
  • Canadensys Aerospace
  • Canadian Nuclear Labs
  • Canadian Space Agency
  • Carleton University
  • Concordia University
  • Defence Research and Development Canada
  • Ecole de technologie supérieure
  • For All Moonkind (USA)
  • GHGSat
  • Gedex Systems
  • Honeywell Aerospace
  • LT Imaging
  • MDA
  • MPB Communications
  • Magellan Aerospace
  • McGill University
  • McGill Institute of Air and Space Law
  • Mission Control Space Services
  • NASA Goddard (USA)
  • NASA Johnson (USA)
  • NGC Aerospace
  • National Research Council
  • Natural Resources Canada
  • NuVu Cameras
  • Project Persephone (Japan)
  • Queen’s University
  • Rhea Group
  • Royal Military College
  • RUAG Space (Switzerland)
  • SP Systems
  • Spectrum Space Security
  • Thoth Technology
  • Université Laval
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies/SFL
  • University of Waterloo
  • Watts, Griffis & McOuat
  • Western University
  • York University

December 15, 2017

The organizing committee of the 18th CASI Astronautics Conference is pleased to confirm that
the four Canadian Space Agency Directors GeneralEric Laliberté, Gilles Leclerc, Jean‐Claude
Piedboeuf and Mary Preville – will participate as panelists on the first day of the Conference.

View the CSA DG Panel Announcement