Programme


09:30-10:00 Registration



The Physiological Problems of Long Duration Spaceflight

10:00-10:30 Life in Concordia
Dr Beth Healey, ESA Researcher at Antarctica.

10:30-11:00 Exploration Spaceflight; Health in Space Needs, Health on Earth Benefit
Dr Simon Evetts, Managing Director SeaSpace Research Limited.

11:00-11:30 Women and Spaceflight
Dr Varsha Jain, ACF in O&G and Associate at Baylor College.



11:30-12:00 Coffee



The Future of Space Medicine in the UK.

12:00-12:30 Microgravity and the Brain
Professor Mark Wilson, Consultant in Neurosurgery and Pre-Hospital Care Specialist.

12:30-13:00 The Next Small Step
Dr Kevin Fong, Consultant Anaesthetist.

13:00- 13:10
Dr Daniel Grant and Dr Muska Khpal- CASE Development Directors



13:00-14:00 Lunch



14:00- 14:30 Aviation and Space Medicine Training in the UK
Dr Bonnie Posselt, Trainee in Aviation and Space Medicine at RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine.

14:30-15:00 Spaceplanes & Space Doctors
Dr Pete Hodkinson, Locum Consultant in Aviation and Space Medicine at RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine.

15:00-15:30 Do we have a Vision for a Mission to Mars?
Dr Claudia Stern, Head of DLR Flight Medicine Clinic



15:30 - 16:00 Coffee



The Right Stuff- What Does it Take to be The Ideal Doctor for Space Travel?

16:00- 16:30 Panel discussion

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