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2024 Ground System Architectures Workshop

  • Date:
    Feb 26, 2024 - Feb 29, 2024

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

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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:

Presentation 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