Space Health Innovation Conference Agenda
All sessions are at the Mission Bay Conference Center.
Saturday, November 2, 2019
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
8:30 AM - 8:40 AM
Space Health - A call to innovators and researchers. Learn about the exciting opportunities for your health innovation work in Space Health. Also learn how research in space environments benefit terrestrial human health.
8:40 AM - 9:00 AM
Meet the Leadership of the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH). Gain an inside look at educational, collaboration and funding opportunities available to the health innovation community. See how investments in space innovation can also accelerate company growth and commercial success.
9:00 AM - 9:40 AM
Gain firsthand knowledge about NASA's Human Research Program and its mechanism for directing research and innovation to ensure human health and safety in space.
9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
Exhibits, Networking, Refreshments
10:00 AM - 10:40 AM
Understand NASA's strategies for optimizing Astronaut health.  Learn how NASA establishes Risk and Countermeasure priorities.  Hear how promising technologies "Transition to Ops".
10:40 AM - 11:20 AM
Space Health innovations, as with terrestrial applications, require a series of validation steps and advancement through various "readiness levels".  Learn of space-specific validation platforms including: computational modeling, physical simulation, analogs, ISS national laboratory and cis-Lunar for deep space.
11:20 AM - 11:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Exhibits, Networking, Refreshments
Robertson Auditorium
11:50 AM - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
The evolution of Space Health across five decades by NASA flight surgeon and renowned space historian. 
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Gain insights directly from NASA Astronauts, about their experience, their innovations, and their “wish list” for optimizing Space Health (a call to entrepreneurs and researchers!).
1:00 PM - 1:10 PM
1:10 PM - 1:20 PM
Explore concepts of 'Assisted to Autonomous' Space Health and Medical Management across a Health Continuum.  Learn of strategies in Prevention, Detection, Intervention and Interpretation, including examples of existing practices, current R&D, and 'edge' concepts.
1:20 PM - 1:50 PM
Learn of Preflight Prevention considerations in Selection & Training.  Gain insights on Inflight Prevention including counter measures of exercise and nutrition, and rest. 
1:50 PM - 2:20 PM
Explore a Health Sense matrix for Space of sensor technologies, including Contact, Noncontact and Environmental sensors. Learn of efforts in POC Diagnostics including physiologic, biomarkers (in blood, saliva, sweat, excretions), and imaging. Examine novel assessment tools including end to end Genomics.
2:20 PM - 2:50 PM
Learn of approaches for Augemented to Autonomous Medical Management ranging from current practices to investigation of new capabilities.
2:50 PM - 3:20 PM
Understand how advances in computational sciences (including AI, ML, NN, NPL, OCR) are being leveraged from prevention to closed loop medical management.
3:20 PM - 3:40 PM
Exhibits, Networking, Refreshments
3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
Innovation across sciences, sectors, silos, and systems - illustrated by a breakthrough model for research and development by the UCSF Neuroscape Lab.
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Experience a meteor shower of presentations by innovative teams advancing Space Health - while enjoying space-related brews and chews!
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
 
1:10 PM - 2:00 PM
Moderator:  Mark Shelhamer
Conference Room 1
Moderator:  Millie Hughes-Fulford, PhD
Conference Room 2
Meet with experts who study the effects of microgravity on bone, muscle, and cardiovascular systems as well as proposed countermeasures.
Moderator:  Alan Hargens, PhD
Fisher Auditorium
2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Moderator:  George Pantalos, PhD
Conference Room 1
Moderator:  Steve Mayo, PhD
Conference Room 2
Moderator:  Kristen Fabre, PhD
Fisher Auditorium
2:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Moderator:  Emmanuel Urquieta, MD, MS
Conference Room 1
Moderator:  Steve Mayo, PhD
Conference Room 2
Learn of strategies for empowering astronauts to perform medical procedures with limited or no remote support.  
Moderator:  Danielle Carroll, MD
Fisher Auditorium

This conference is supported by the Translational Research Institute through NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AO69A.