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12th Annual High Altitude Conference (AHAC) – 2020 – POSTPONED

12th Annual High Altitude Conference (AHAC) – 2020 – POSTPONED

COVID-19 and AHAC Update

UPDATE – The in-person AHAC conference is now canceled. We are working on a virtual conference which will be announced shortly.

COVID-19 is having a wide and major impact at almost all universities including where AHAC is hosted. Please see the page below for a message from the president of the SBA. New information will be posted here and on our social media.

Message from the SBA President

Conference Information

AHAC 2020 will be held in Ames, IA and will be organized by Iowa State University and the Iowa Space Grant Consortium.  The conference will be held during the week of June 24th.  Information on the conference can be found on this page.

AHAC 2020 has been postponed due to COVID-19. Please save Saturday, September 19 for a 1-day virtual conference ballooning conference instead. The new date for submitting an abstract for presenting at the conference will be September 1st, 2020. Authors will be notified September 8th, 2020.  The conference will be organized by the Stratospheric Ballooning Association, Iowa State University and the Iowa Space Grant Consortium.  The conference details will be forthcoming along with registration details.  Information on the conference will be posted at: https://www.stratoballooning.org/12th-annual-high-altitude-conference-ahac-2020/


Due to the cancelleation of the in-person conference, registration is not available.

Paper Information

Please visit the link below for information on the topics, deadlines, and information on submitting your paper to the conference.

Link – Call for Papers

Workshop Information

AHAC will conduct a workshop prior to the normal conference days. This workshop will take place on June 22nd and 23rd with activities on June 24th. Information about the workshop can be found in the link below.

Update – The Workshop has been canceled due to COVID-19

Conference Schedule

The following is the tentative schedule for the conference. Please check here for any updates or changes to the schedule. A more detailed schedule will be posted soon.

September 19th – 1-day virtual conference.

June 22 – 23rd – Workshop

June 24th – Workshop Activities Conference registration and Expo

June 25th-26th – Conference days.