2nd COSPAR Symposium in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, 9-13 November 2015

Abstract submission deadline: 31 May 2015

The 2015 COSPAR Symposium is the second of a new series of events initiated by COSPAR which aims to promote space research at a regional level in emerging countries.

The Symposium is multidisciplinary in nature and addresses topics ranging from astronomy, earth observation, planetology, astrobiology up to citizen science. The Symposium features plenary lectures, parallel and poster sessions, as well as training sessions. It is open to participants worldwide. The general topic for the second Symposium is “Water and Life in the Universe”.

Symposium information and abstract submission: http://cosparbrazil2015.org/

Abstract submission will open on 2 March, and the deadline is 31 May 2015

Please download the Symposium poster and announcement for display at your institute.

Symposium Poster

Symposium Announcement

Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts after the Symposium for publication in COSPAR’s flagship journals Advances in Space Research and Life Sciences in Space Research.


A COSPAR Capacity Building Workshop on Planetary Missions Data Analysis will be organized during the two weeks preceding the Symposium for which participants from the Latin American and Caribbean region will be selected by application. See Symposium web page for further information.

We look forward to your participation in the 2015 COSPAR Symposium.