ISDC® 2023 Student Registration
Student Registration Steps
Step 1 – ISDC Conference Registration and Payment
Step 2 – NSS Space Settlement Contest Student Registration
Step 3 – Waiver and Forms
Step 4 – Request a Visa Invitation Letter, if required to enter the United States.
Step 5 – Oral Presentation and/or Poster Presentation Applications
Step #1: Conference Registration and Payment
Please click on the following link to register for the ISDC 2023 conference (this link is valid for all registrations, including: students participating in the Space Settlement Contest, chaperones, other students and all other attendees): ISDC Registration.
Step #2: Space Settlement Contest Student Registration
Fill out and submit online the Space Settlement Contest Registration Form.
Step #3: Waiver and Forms
Print and fill out these forms: ISDC 2023 Student Forms (summary of forms listed below):
1. Medical information form
2. Medical history form
3. Authorization for treatment for students under 18 years of age
4. Waiver of liability and medical consent
5. Image release form
Forms need to be printed, filled out, signed, scanned and emailed to ISDC Students.
Step #4: Visa Invitation Letter
Check to see if you need a visa to enter the United States. Read this document for information about visas.
Request an Invitation Letter using this form: Invitation Letter Form.
You should avoid registering for the conference (Step #1) if you don’t have an approved visa. While it is advised that you should make your hotel reservation early, check your hotel’s cancellation policy in case you need to cancel your trip. But do register with the Space Settlement Contest Student Registration (Step #2).
The visa approval procedure usually happens in two steps: 1) biometrics and 2) interview. You can read about the entire process here.
Important Note: Participants should apply for their visas as early as possible.
For any further queries or sample documents check the U.S. Government Immigration Help Website here.
Step #5: Oral Presentation and/or Poster Presentation Applications
Apply online to request to present an Oral Presentation
Download the Oral Presentation Guidelines
Apply online to request to present a Poster Presentation
Download the Poster Presentation Guidelines
Posters must have their title & email contact also labelled on the back of the poster and it must be visible when rolled-up (e.g. by sticker, marker or printed).
Entry form must be completed and sent by May 1, 2023 to be considered for a slot.
A limited number of space settlement student teams will be assigned a poster session day and time during the conference. Confirmed teams are expected to stand beside their posters and communicate with conference attendees.
For more information about Oral and Poster Presentations, please see the Space Settlement Page
Please email your registration waivers and forms to ISDC Students.
Important COVID Information
Requirement for Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test or Documentation of Recovery from COVID-19. Required for all air passengers two years of age or older boarding a flight from a foreign country to the United States