3 May 2021
Event One: Space, Remote Medicine and Health – 18:00 UK time (GMT+1), 18 May 2021
University College London and the Human Security Centre are teaming up to present an online events series focusing on the importance of the role of space in the medical sector. With contributions and discussion featuring a wide array of actors from the medical, human space flight, telecommunications, defence and humanitarian fields, this series will explore the latest developments in areas including prolonged field care and telemedicine and how they can contribute to saving and improving lives on Earth and beyond.
Event One will provide a broad overview of the subject area, with the speakers addressing and discussing the issues presented by medicine in space and remote environments on Earth, and the wider contribution of the space sector to supporting medical care – including through satellite technology.
Event One speakers confirmed so far:
- Professor Tony Redmond OBE – Founder and Chair, UK-Med. Emeritus Professor of International Emergency Medicine at the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI)
- Major Dr Nat Taylor – British Army doctor. Co-lead of ‘Ice Maiden’ group, the first all-women group to travel across Antarctica on foot
Further names to be announced
Full Event Series
Event One: Space, Remote Medicine and Health – 18:00, 18 May 2021
Event Two: To the Ends of the Earth and Beyond: Space and Arctic Medicine – July 2021
Event Three: Medicine Unplugged: Prolonged Field Care in the Contemporary Warzone – September 2021
Event Four: Space Medicine and Prolonged Field Care in Remote Communities – November 2021
Event Five: Space and Prolonged Field Care in Chronic Conflicts – January 2022
Event Six: Medical Care in Space – March 2022
For pre-submission of questions, sponsorship opportunities and any other inquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org