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May 10

ASTRO’18 ABSTRACTS now available!

Information on the ABB SITE VISIT is now online. Don’t miss your change to participate in the tour of this high-tech facility!

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News Archive

May 09, 2018

Technical Program Released

View/Download the ASTRO 2018 TECHNICAL PROGRAM

April 25, 2018

Special ASTRO Hotel Rate Extended

The special hotel rate of $179/night for ASTRO’18 has been extended to midnight, April 29th – don’t miss this final opportunity to register at a discounted rate!


April 24, 2018

Talent Meets Market Breakfast

Attention Students – don’t miss this amazing networking event on Wednesday, May 16!

April 9, 2018

Early Bird Fees Deadline Approaching

There are only 2 weeks left for Early Bird Registration Fees and Hotel Rate. Register before 5 p.m. on April 23 so you don’t miss your opportunity to attend ASTRO’18 at a discounted rate!

April 6, 2018

Space System Resilience Workshop Information




All participants must be registered to attend the Space System Resilience Workshop.

March 29, 2018 (updated)

The ASTRO’18 Preliminary Technical Program has been released. Click the image above to view.

An exciting program of invited Canadian and international speakers is planned. Attendees will hear presentations from leading academic and industry organizations, global space sector representatives and senior Canadian government officials.

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.