2024 Ground System Architectures Workshop

    Ground System Architectures Workshop 2024 Call for Participation

    Date: 26-29 February 2024 (General Session)

    Location: Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Classified Session: 29 February 2024

    Location: The Aerospace Corporation, Los Angeles, California, USA

    Theme: Leaping into New Space: How to Leverage and Integrate with Traditional Aerospace

    For more information, visit: http://gsaw.aero.org

    For 27 years, the Ground System Architectures Workshop has been a key voice for the ground systems community. The 28th annual event, GSAW 2024, invites you to discuss the theme of “Leaping into New Space: How to Leverage and Integrate with Traditional Aerospace.”

    Join in-person for Tutorials, Working Groups, Plenary Presentations, Posters, Technical Exhibits, Evening Sessions, and Classified Sessions. This year, GSAW 2024 emphasizes face-to-face networking for the international ground systems community.

     Topics of interest include:

    • Integration of commercial space with modern systems, including the shift from legacy platforms
    • Evaluation, adoption, and design of commercial and government space architectures and technologies
    • Enterprise interoperability, standards, and interagency collaboration tools
    • Space-to-ground communication, cybersecurity, and system resilience
    • Situational awareness, development planning with roadmaps and blueprints
    • Agile methodologies, DevSecOps, and user-centric design principles
    • Automation in workforce, operations, and intelligent systems (AI and machine learning)
    • Data engineering: analytics, fusion, exploitation, and digital/model-based techniques
    • Cloud technology, virtualization, and remote, service-oriented operations
    • Mission management, including assurance, risk, business innovation, acquisition, and cost/data governance
    • All relevant topics of a classified nature (see Classified Session, below)

    We encourage you to submit abstracts by November 6, 2023 for the following opportunities:


    Instruct a half- or full-day session

    Plenary Presentation

    Present a 15-minute talk describing your work progress, or case studies. Dr. Barry Boehm Award for Best Presentation

    Working Group

    Lead a four-hour collaborative session


    Present a 30” x 40” poster on display during a 2.5-hour evening event (Tuesday evening)

    Technical Exhibit

    Table to demonstrate products and capabilities during a 2.5-hour evening event (Tuesday evening)

    Evening Session

    Lead a 2.5-hour evening session (Wednesday evening)

    Classified Session Plenary Presentation

    Present a 15-minute talk describing your work progress, or case studies during the Classified Session


    Submission Deadlines

    • Abstracts/proposals due: November 6, 2023
    • Notification of acceptance: December 4, 2023
    • Accepted presentations, posters, working session slides, and tutorial slides due: January 29, 2024

    Program Format: In-person


    • General Session: Renaissance Los Angeles Airport Hotel
    • Classified Session: The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, California. All attendees must possess a TS/SCI clearance, be a U.S. Citizen, and attend session in-person

    Proposal Instructions and Submission Forms: http://gsaw.aero.org/cfp/forms

    Presentation Guidelines: http://gsaw.aero.org/cfp/guidelines

    GSAW is sponsored by The Aerospace Corporation in cooperation with:

    • United States Space Force
    • NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
    • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
    • European Space Agency
    • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    • Software Engineering Institute
    • Boehm Center for Systems and Software Engineering