Canada Space Agency - Space Health Information Session

Time: 8 am - 12:30 pm
Date: Oct 26, 2017
Location: details on the  website, please refer to the link below
Hear about the effects of the space environment on the human body; the challenges of human spaceflight; future space exploration medical capabilities; and parallels with terrestrial health challenges, such as those related to aging and life in remote, confined and isolated environments.
Hear from companies and researchers who have experience developing technologies and conducting research for space.
Learn about potential opportunities to play a role in support of astronaut healthcare and performance in future space exploration missions. Be a part of the conversation!
If you have expertise in technology development and/or research related to any of the following areas, we invite you to attend our information session: wearables, sensors, advanced materials, artificial intelligence, decision support, digital technologies, telemedicine, imaging technologies, radiation dosimetry and shielding, neurocognitive assessment techniques, bio-analysis technologies, electronic medical records, training and simulation, advanced therapeutics and advanced medical equipment, life-support systems, genomics, food and nutrition, preventive medicine, personalized medicine, aging research, living and health care delivery in an isolated, confined and extreme environment, e-health, and population health. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list and experts in other relevant areas are also invited to attend.
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