UK space environments conference

 

UK Space Agency logoDuring the summer a number of UK institutions currently active or interested in space biomedicine research and education formally agreed to collaborate in order to identify and pursue a national strategy for space biomedicine research and development.

“UK Research & Education for Space & Terrestrial Benefit”

The UK Space Biomedicine Association invites students, professionals and the general public to the first UK Space Environments Conference in Aberdeen, 16 – 17 June, 2012. This is the only conference where representatives from UK organisations actively engaged in fields such as Space Biomedicine, Exobiology, Astrochemistry and Microgravity-physics will collectively meet to aid the development of space environments research and education in the UK. The meeting represents a unique opportunity to:

  • Showcase current activities related to research and education in the space environment.
  • Interact and collaborate with pioneers & colleagues from numerous disciplines involved in R&D associated with aspects of the space environment.
  • Contribute to and learn about the development of a national UK space biomedicine strategy.

Keynote speakers will include Dr Jeff Davis, Director of NASA space life science and medical operations.

Venue: Satrosphere Science Centre, 179 Constitution Street, Aberdeen, AB24 5TU
Dates: 16-17th June 2012
Early Registration fee: Professionals- £81, Student tickets- £57, before 1 April 2012.

For more details visit the UK Space Biomedicine Association website.