The 60th International Astronautical Congress will take place between 12 and 16 October 2009 in Daejeon, Republic of Korea.
IAC 2009 is being organised by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) and Daejeon Metropolitan CIty. Daejeon is the third-largest city in Republic of Korea, home to many of Korea's hi-tech industries.
IAC 2009 will provide an international focus for the global space industry, academic researchers and students worldwide through the presentation of the latest ideas, current activities and future ambitions across a diverse range of space-related topics. The theme for IAC 2009 will be: "Space for Sustainable Peace and Progress."
The International Astronautical Federation IAC2009 website is now open.
Accredited media may visit the IAC2009 Media Centre
IAC 2009 Second Announcement