The 33rd Congress of the Organisation Scientific et Technique Internationale du Vol à Voile, (OSTIV) will be held at the WGC, Benalla, Australia from 8 to 13 January, 2017. The Congress addresses all scientific and technical aspects of soaring flight including motorgliding, hang gliding, paragliding, ultralight sailplanes and aeromodeling.

Deadline for Abstracts and Summaries

The deadline for the Abstracts — max. two A4 pages including figures — is 15 July, 2016. Letters of acceptance will be mailed by 30 July, 2016. Final two-page summaries of your contribution will be included in the conference booklet and are due by 1 November, 2016. Full papers are not required but presenters are encouraged to prepare full papers for submission to Technical Soaring, OSTIV’s refereed international journal.

Please use the form - link below -  to send a copy of your Abstract to the OSTIV Secretariat, clearly marked for either the Scientific, Technical, Training and Safety, or Joint session.

Oral presentations at the Congress will be limited to 30 minutes. There is no registration fee for the Congress!

If you would like to attend the Congress, please find booking form on thew OSTIV site