Conference Awards

In collaboration with the Space Surveillance Technical Committee of the American Astronautical Society (AAS), the AMOS Conference recognizes outstanding efforts in the field of Space Situational Awareness by presenting a series of awards at the close of the annual conference.

2019 Student Award

Awarded to the best manuscript submitted and presented by a student, the AMOS Conference Student Award provides travel assistance and conference registration. Students wishing to apply for this award must submit their completed manuscript by June 28, 2019. Late submissions will not be considered for the award.

Student papers will be reviewed and scored based on the following criteria:

  • Genuine work of scholarship applicable to the field of SSA
  • Organization and layout
  • Technical review of the paper for its contribution to the state-of-the-art in SSA
  • Reasonable promise for future research, leadership, or enterprise by the author in the field of SSA

2019 Best Paper Award

To qualify for the Best Paper Award, authors must upload their technical papers and copyright agreements to the submission system by the August 30 Technical Paper and Copyright Deadline.

Technical papers will be reviewed and scored based on the following criteria:

  • Applicability to the field of SSA
  • Organization and layout
  • Technical review of the paper for its contribution to the state-of-the-art in SSA
  • Reasonable promise for future research, leadership, or enterprise by the recipient in the field of SSA
  • Reasonable promise for a change of direction in the way that commercial, government and research SSA communitied improve their understanding of the situation in space

Congratulations to 2018 Best Paper Award and Student Award winner Laura Pirovano of University of Surrey (center). Also pictured (L to R): Robert “Lauchie” Scott, AAS-SSTC; Roberto Armellin, Senior Lecturer at Surrey Space Centre and the winner’s advisor; Paul Kervin, AMOS Conference Technical Chair; and Brandon Jones, AAS-SSTC.    

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