News | 12.10.2016

IEPC2017 – Abstract Submission Now Open!

Abstract submission is now open for the 35th International Electric Propulsion Conference (IEPC) that will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA at the Georgia Hotel and Conference Center, from October 8 (Sun.) to 12 (Thurs.), 2017.  Please visit
Abstract Deadline:  December 16, 2016


EPIC PSA plans to present an article in the IEPC-2017 on the PSA and SRC Electric Propulsion activities in coordination and collaboration with the selected 2016 call Operational Grants.


The International Electric Propulsion Conference is an international forum.  International participation is welcomed and recognized as being critical to healthy discussions about the present state and future direction of the worldwide electric propulsion community.


Papers are invited in all areas of electric propulsion, such as:

•             Commercial Propulsion Needs

•             Industrial-Scale Production of Flight Systems

•             Global Strategic Investments and Long-Term Planning

•             Hall Thrusters

•             Ion Thrusters

•             Field Emission and Colloid Thrusters

•             MPD Thrusters

•             Pulsed Plasma Thrusters

•             Resistojets/Arcjets

•             Innovative or Advanced Electric Propulsion Concepts

•             Cathodes, Gimbals, and Other Component and Materials Technologies

•             Propellant Storage and Feed Systems

•             Present and Future Power and Power Processing Developments

•             Other electrothermal, electromagnetic or electrostatic thruster concepts

•             Physics and Fundamental Studies

•             Analytical Modeling

•             Numerical Simulations and Validation Against Experimental and/or Flight Test Data

•             Laboratory and Flight Testing

•             Diagnostics

•             Lifetime Characterization and Reliability

•             Mission Analysis

•             Systems Analysis

•             Development

•             Flight Experience


Key Dates

Abstract Deadline                                                         Dec. 16, 2016

Notification of Acceptance                                        Jan. 20, 2017

Deadline for Paper Submission                                  Sept. 22, 2017

Notification of Presentation Schedule                    Sept. 23, 2017

Conference Dates                                                         Oct. 8-12, 2017