Space Generation Advisory Council 2012 $pace is Business! Paper Competition

Space Generation Advisory Council 2012 $pace is Business! Paper Competition

The Space Generation Advisory Council has announce its partnership with the IAF’s Entrepreneurship and Investment Committee (EIC) to organise and run the 2012 IAF-EIC/SGAC Emerging Commercial Space Paper Competition for Students and Young Professionals – $pace is Business!

The competition challenges university students and young professionals worldwide to develop new ideas and perspectives on opportunities and challenges facing space entrepreneurs and investors today.

SGAC invites paper submissions addressing and engaging themes of interest to the Entrepreneurship and Investment Committee of the International Astronautical Federation. Submissions should take the form of technical papers meeting International Astronautical Congress (IAC) paper guidelines, but must not exceed ten pages in length.

The winning entrant will be granted the opportunity to present their paper at the 2012 Space Generation Congress (SGC) and the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Naples, Italy. The prize will include up to $2000 USD to support travel fees to attend SGC and IAC (e.g., round-trip airfare, accommodation and registration fees for the SGC and IAC).

Visit the competition website for more details and competition guidelines. Deadline for all submissions is July 15, 2012