Programme


Please note the below programme is subject to change.

  • 09.00 - 09.30
    Arrival and registration

  • 09.30 - 09.35
    Welcome / Overview of day
    Matt Wilkes



    SESSION 1 - Introduction - Aviation Physiology in Context
    Chair: Matt Wilkes

  • 09.35 - 10:00
    History of Aviation Medicine Research
    David Gradwell

  • 10:00 - 10:25
    Extreme Physiology: Mountaineering vs Flight
    Joe Britton

  • 10.25 - 10.50
    Birds at Altitude
    Lucy Hawkes

  • 10.50 - 11.05
    Panel
    All speakers



    REFRESHMENTS - 11.05 - 11.30



    SESSION 2 - Powered Flight
    Chair: Mike Bagshaw

  • 11.30 - 11.55
    G force and acceleration atelectasis
    Alec Stevenson

  • 11.55 - 12.20
    Portable Oxygen Systems for Helicopter Aircrew
    Pete Hodkinson

  • 12.20 - 12.45
    Hawk Aviation Medicine Flight
    Gaz Kennedy

  • 12.45 - 13.00
    Panel
    All speakers



    LUNCH - 13.00 - 14.00



    SESSION 3 - Unpowered Flight
    Chair: Pete Hodkinson

  • 14.00 - 14.25
    Decompression illness in high altitude parachuting
    Will Sharp

  • 14.25 - 14.50
    Paragliding: an extreme sport becomes aviation
    Matt Wilkes

  • 14.50 - 15.05
    Panel
    All speakers



    REFRESHMENTS - 15.05 - 15.35



    SESSION 4 - Aviation Physiology in Practice
    Chair: Dan Martin

  • 15.35 - 16.00
    TBC
    TBC

  • 16.00 - 16.25
    Pulmonary circulation at cabin altitude
    Tom Smith

  • 16.25 - 16.50
    MERT and CCAST
    TBC

  • 16.50 - 17.00
    Panel
    All speakers



  • 17.00 - 17.05
    Closing Remarks