Welcome Message

On behalf of the Korean COSPAR committee, it is a great honor to invite you to the 3rd COSPAR Symposium (COSPAR Symposium 2017), which will be held on from 18 to 22 September 2017 in Jeju, Korea with the topic of “Small Satellites for Space Research”.
The COSPAR symposium has been initiated by COSPAR which aims to promote space research at a regional level in emerging countries and will be held every two years in a different area of the world.

The first COSPAR symposium was in Bangkok, Thailand in 2013 with the theme of “Planetary Systems of our Sun and other Stars, and the Future of Space Astronomy”, and the second symposium in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil in 2015 with the theme of “Water and Life in Universe”. The third symposium will be held in Jeju, South Korea on 2017 with the topic of “Small Satellites for Space Research”. Worldwide scientists and professionals will get together to discuss of new opportunities of space research with small satellites.

The Symposium will allow various communities to share stimulating discussions and near-future among the scientists using the small satellites, which would be a quantum leap in the field of space science.
The member of the Korean COSPAR committee, as the Local Organizing Committee of the symposium, will make every effort to organize the symposium to be a successful event by infusing innovate ideas into the field of space science and small satellite techniques.

The Jeju Island, allows visa-free entry over 180 countries and has hosted numerous international conventions while being one of the most popular travel destinations.
Jeju island will provide visitors with Korean cultural experiences, highlighted by the uniqueness of a local island custom as well as academic networking. On behalf of Korea COSPAR Committee, symposium committee members promise that this Symposium will be a memorable experience for you both on personal and professional grounds.

We warmly invite you to the 3rd COSPAR Symposium and look forward to having the pleasure of welcoming you all to Jeju.