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Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute

Institut aƩronautique et spatial du Canada

Date & Location

May 26-28 | Westin Toronto Airport Hotel

General Information

ASTRO 2020 is the 20th Astronautics Conference of the Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute. CASI ASTRO conferences are renowned for offering unparalleled opportunities to delegates from industry, academia, defence and security, and government to meet and network with space sector colleagues from Canada and around the world.

The theme of ASTRO 2020 is ‘Space for Business’. The conference will focus on Canadian capabilities especially with regard to the growing number of small- and medium-sized enterprises. The conference will seek to identify prospects for growth domestically and in the international space arena.

Plenary Sessions

An exciting program will feature invited Canadian and international speakers. Attendees will hear presentations by senior representatives of Canadian industry and academic organizations and Canadian government officials, as well as international space sector representatives. Speakers will explore ways that Canadian organizations can achieve their goals and participate more fully in the international space marketplace, detailing specific opportunities open to Canadian enterprises.

Technical Sessions

Parallel tracks will be offered, as well as a robust Interactive (Poster) session.

Language of the Conference

The language of ASTRO 2020 is English. Please note that no translation services will be provided.

Presentation Topics

  • TBA

Interactive Session and Exhibition

A stand-alone Interactive (Poster) session will be held during which delegates will have the opportunity for one-on-one discussions with the authors of the presentations. The Interactive session will take place in the same area as the Exhibition. Interactive presentations will be an important feature of ASTRO 2020 and will be given special attention.

CALLS FOR PAPERS & Abstract Submission

ASTRO 2020 Call for Papers & Abstract Submission Guidelines coming soon...

Important Dates

  • Early Bird registration deadline: TBA
  • Abstract Submission deadline: TBA
  • Special ASTRO 2020 hotel rate deadline: TBA
  • Manuscript submission deadline for Proceedings: TBA


ASTRO 2020 Registration coming soon. Please consult the Terms & Conditions of Registration before selecting your Registration Level.

All participants are required to register for ASTRO 2020 and are responsible for the expenses related to their participation in the conference, including the cost of registration. A Letter of Invitation will be provided upon request.

Hotel Information

The Westin Toronto Airport Hotel will offer a special conference rate which will be subject to the availability of rooms set aside for ASTRO 2020 delegates. Stay tuned for more details.


ASTRO 2020 Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus coming soon...

 Gold Level Sponsors 
 Silver Level Sponsors 
 Bronze Level Sponsors 


If you are a Junior Member of CASI and would like to volunteer for ASTRO 2020, let us know!

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