Call for Papers - Space Passive Component Days, SPCD 5th edition

SPCD 2024
5th Space Passive Components Days 
International Symposium 

Call for Papers is now Open!

15 - 18 October 2024 | ESA/ESTEC
Noordwijk, Netherlands



Dear colleague,


It is our pleasure to announce the Call for Papers for the 5thedition of the International Symposium: Space Passive Component Days SPCD 2024.

The 5th SPCD will be held from 15th to 18th October 2024 at ESA/ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.


The SPCD international Symposium is the premier technical conference dedicated to Passive components for space applications. It is an exceptional venue to learn more about the latest advances in this field and meet recognized experts from industry, academia and agencies.


Abstract Submission:

We are pleased to announce that as of today, the online abstract submission form is now available:



The deadline for abstract submission is 15 March 2024.

Technical Introduction of Components (TICs):

In addition to the technical papers, the SPCD symposium will provide the opportunity for manufacturers to present themselves or to present their products.

TICs are quick commercial presentations (7 minutes) of one of the company products or a product family that is under-development or recently qualified or has been introduced to market.

TIC Submission

Private Roadmap Presentation:

SPCD gives the manufacturers the opportunty to communicate their product strategy with their customers in a private session. Free passes are offered for each manufacturer in order to invite his customers.

Roadmap Presentation Submission


Aim of SPCD 

Aim of the SPCD symposium is to promote the discussion of recent developments and trends and to encourage the exchange of technical expertise and information covering a broad range of EEE passive components for space applications:

Capacitors & Supercapacitors    

Circulators & Isolators 

Cable assemblies & Harnesses 

Connectors & Interconnections

Crystals & Oscillators 


Loads & Attenuators 

Magnetics: Inductors & Transformers

Power dividers & Couplers

Relays & Switches


RF switches & Phase shifters

SAW Devices: SAW Filters, SAW Sensors, etc. 

Thermal Sensors & Heaters


  • Application, Trends and Needs

  • Commercial Off-The-Shelf  (COTS)

  • Evaluation & Qualification

  • Lessons Learned and In-flight Experiences

  • Materials and Processes

  • New Developments

  • Normative System & Standards

  • Procurement, Distribution

  • Technology Roadmaps

  • Test, Reliability and Evaluation for space


You are most cordially invited to attend this conference.


Kind regards,

The SPCD organising committee

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