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ASAR 2019: A workshop on synthetic sperture radar


The Advanced SAR Workshop is organized every two years by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to review progress on synthetic aperture radar (SAR) technology. Canada is very active in the field of SAR through its RADARSAT program.

Initiated in 1997, the Advanced SAR Workshop’s success prompted the CSA to open the event to international participation in 1999 in order to create collaboration opportunities with its foreign partners. There are usually 150 participants at the workshop with close to 100 speakers. Participants include community leaders, developers, and end-users from both the private and public sectors.

At a glance

What Who Where
ASAR 2019 Workshop Participants include representative from academia, industry, international partners and government interested by SAR. 6767 Route de l'Aéroport
Borough of Saint-Hubert
, Quebec J3Y 8Y9
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The Workshop will review the advancement in the field of SAR technology. The topics presented at the workshop include:


Organizing Committee


There is no registration fee.

Those wishing to register must send an email to the workshop secretary indicating their intention to participate before registration closes on .

However, since there is limited seating capacity in the CSA’s Conference Centre, interested participants should register as soon as possible.

When registering, please provide the following information: name, address, organization; and indicate whether you would like to give a presentation. Please notify us if you need to cancel your participation after your registration.

Foreign participants must also provide their full name, date of birth, country of origin and passport number at the time of their registration.

Presentation and abstract submission

If you wish to give a presentation, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Submit an abstract according to the Abstract Submission Guidelines below.
  2. Abstract will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee. A notification of acceptance will be sent to you before August 15, 2019.
  3. If your abstract is selected, please upload a copy of your presentation on the GC Collab site to enable the workshop participant to view the presentation.

Abstract submission guidelines

Workshop participants who wish to give a presentation must submit an abstract. Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and used to prepare the Workshop Program.

The abstract should:

Abstracts must be submitted to the Workshop Secretary by .

Abstracts should be sent by email and be included as an attachment in Microsoft Word or PDF format.


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