Call for Papers: ILS Pune National Conference on Space Law, 2017

Aishwarya Dhakarey

14 Jan 2017 2:16 PM GMT

  • Call for Papers: ILS Pune National Conference on Space Law, 2017
    In this fiftieth year of Outer Space Treaty, Centre for International law, ILS Law College, Pune invites research papers for the National Conference on Space Law, 2017 to be held on 22nd and 23rd February, 2017.


    Need for Space legislation

    • Law vs Treaty

    • Existing Space Law Regime at International and National Level

    • Engagement of private sector in the field

    • Defining the Boundary between Air Space and Outer Space

    Space Tourism

    • Role of Private Players

    • Maintenance of Space Environment

    • Determination of Liability or Responsibility for activities in Space Tourism

    Celestial Body Mining

    Intellectual Property Rights and Space Law

    • Nexus between IPR and Space Law

    • Space Medicine


    Students of any recognized college or university, practitioners, academicians, and lawyers may submit original unpublished papers to


    • Submission of summary/synopsis of papers – 25th January, 2017

    • Declaration of selected papers – 30th January, 2017

    • Submission of research papers – 10th February, 2017


    National Conference on Space Law, 2017


    • The paper should be in MS word format.

    • The paper should not be plagiarized and should be an unpublished original work of the authors.

    • Co-authorship is allowed subject to a maximum of 2 authors.

    • Full and complete details (including the name of the authors, contact details, name of the institution) of the authors should be clearly mentioned.

    • Bluebook 19th edition style of footnotes should be followed.

    • The body of the paper should be in Times New Roman, font size 12, 1.5 line spacing. Footnotes should be in Times New Roman, size 10, single line spacing.

    • A margin of one inch to be left on all sides.

    • The summaries and the research papers should be mailed to the given email id with the following subject- “NCSL” [Name of the author/authors] [Name of the Institution]

    • The synopsis of the papers should be upto 1000 words.


    • Research papers – 4000 to 8000 words (excluding foot notes)

    • Presentation fee – Rs. 1000/- per paper presenter


    Faculty Coordinator: Dr. Nitish Nawsagaray

    Student Coordinators:

    • Keshava HB: +91-8805891434

    • Tanushree Nigam: +91-9654384517

    • Vaishali Gupta: +91-9891014572

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