Space Applications Days


22- 25 April 2008




Call for papers

General information

Programme overview





Call for papers


Submission of the abstracts for SPACEAPPLI 2008 is now closed



The call for papers is open and covers the following themes:

Space application for...

  • Agriculture

  • Regional and national development and urban planning

  • Land transport (by rail or road)

  • Air transport

  • The oceans: fishing, monitoring for oil pollution, maritime routing, observing the oceans

  • Weather, climate and atmosphere studies

  • Security and hazards: maritime surveillance, surveillance of sensitive sites and areas border surveillance, natural, industrial and humanitarian hazards

  • Distance teaching

  • Services for the general public: remote services, leisure, tourism, internet access, GIS and mapping portals mobility,

  • Archeology

  • Bringing health services to remote areas, Home hospital care, remote sites, medicine and disaster

  • Environment and health

  • The future: Space and social issues in 2020



ALL submissions (PDF format) must be made on-line from this web site.

If you are submitting multiple papers, you only need to create one web account. Please use the same account (access code) for any additional submissions.

If you need to edit any author information or resubmit your paper, it may be done up until the submission deadline. Please use the unique web account you created during initial submission, to edit or resubmit.

Email submissions will NOT be accepted.

Paper guidelines

Abstract must be preferably in English or French and must include:

  • Title of the paper.

  • Surnames and first names, postal and email addresses of the authors.

  • An abstract on one A4 page (maximum).

  • Font: Times; size: 11; line spacing: single.


Specifications for the Electronic File Format

The abstract MUST be submitted as a PDF-file, saved under PDF 1.4 (Acrobat 5), PDF 1.5 (Acrobat 6) or PDF 1.6 (Acrobat 7).
Scanned PDF-files are not allowed.

The files must be created using a PDF-distiller, all fonts must be embedded. The file may NEITHER contain any form of security, NOR bookmarks, links or multiple files in a single PDF file.

Submission Procedure

1/ BEFORE YOU PROCEED, carefully read the paper guidelines.

2/ Prepare a copy of your paper in PDF format.

3/ Log in below with your access code which has been sent to you by e-mail after your first identification.

4/ If needed, you may edit author information (postal and e-mail address, etc.) through the general menu.

5/ From the same general menu, you may access to the recap list of your submissions, edit an already existent abstract or submit a new abstract.



Caution, when submitting your abstract, you will have to accept the following conditions:

By clicking on the "Accept" button below, you acknowledge that this work is UNCLASSIFIED and has been cleared and approved for public release by the appropriate company and/ or government agencies.

By clicking on the "Accept" button below, you acknowledge that this work contains no copyright-infringing material. This material represents original work by the author(s). No portion of the material is covered by a prior copyright; or for any portion copyrighted, the author has obtained permission for its use and all such permissions are in writing and attached to this form.

By clicking on the "Accept" button below, you license the CNES to publish this work and to use it for all of current and future print and electronic uses related to the Toulouse Space Show 2008. [Note: the notice, in the name of the copyright holder, will read as follows: "Copyright 2008 by (author's name). Published by the CNES, with permission. Released to CNES to publish in all forms."]

Important Dates

  • Deadline for Abstracts: 15 November 2007

  • Extended dealine for Abstracts: 30 November 2007

  • Notification to Authors: 21 January 2008

  • Preliminary programme: 31 January 2008 

Submission of the abstracts for SPACEAPPLI 2008 is now closed