4th International Symposium of Space Optical Instrument and Application

Delft, the Netherlands | TU Delft Science Center • 16 Oct 2017 - 18 Oct 2017

The goal of the symposium is to encourage international communication and cooperation in space optics, and promote the innovation, research and engineering development. The symposium will focus on key innovations of space based optical instruments and applications and the newest developments in theory, technology and applications in optics in China and Europe. TNO is one of the organising parties.

Following the successful 3rd International Symposium of Space Optical Instrument and Application conference, attended by more than 200 people in Beijing in June 2016, we would like to announce the 4th conference which is to be held in Delft, the Netherlands from Oct 16th to Oct 18th 2017. It will provide an opportune moment for exchanges on the space optical area, and information on current and planned optical missions. The organizers are pleased to welcome a growing number of space organizations, both in China and Europe, to this symposium.

Invited speakers include distinguished guests from ESA, CNSA, NSO, and DLR as well as renowned European and Chinese Space institutes and companies.

The main topics include:

  • Space optical remote sensing system design
  • Advanced optical system design and manufacturing
  • Remote sensor calibration and measurement
  • Remote sensing data processing and information retrieval
  • Remote sensing data applications

There is no registration fee for attendance to the symposium. Conference proceedings will be published in an online journal by Springer. For more information about the Symposium please read our program.


If you want to attend the conference please register by Friday October 6th at the latest


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