Mars

European Mars Conference 2019

We are hosting the 2019 European Mars Conference (EMC19) in London at the Institute of Physics (IOP) November 4th-6th.

The European Mars Conference is the pre-eminent forum on Mars. With a track record of attracting the most enterprising and distinguished figures in the industry, the event this year will be themed around ‘Arrive, Survive and Thrive’.



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Schedule

The schedule for Monday 4th, Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th.

Monday 4th November

9:00 am
Registration/Coffee
9:30 am
MS:UK Introduction
10:00 am
Dr. Robert Zubrin (USA) – The Case for Mars/Space
11:00 am
Dr. Jorge Pla-Garcia (Spain) – Mars Atmosphere: Weather, Methane and Implications for Human Exploration
12:00 pm
AMADEE Graduation Ceremony
12:30 pm
** LUNCH BREAK and European Mars Society Delegates Meeting **
2:00 pm
Abbie Hutty (Airbus) – ExoMars/Rosalind Franklin rover update
3:00 pm
Ryan Smith (RAL Space) – Semi Automating the Creation of a Martian Base Using Engineering Rovers
3:30 pm
Stephan Gerard (France) – The Evolution of the Telecommunication Infrastructure with the Planet Mars
4:00 pm
Anastasia Stepanova (Russia) – SIRIUS19 Lunar Analog Mission

5:00 pm
Mars mixer with wine at IOP – Meet and greet
6:30 pm
Dinner at Camino restaurant

Tuesday 5th November

9:00 am
Registration/Coffee
9:30 am
Pierre Brisson/Richard Heidmann (Switzerland/France) – Logistics and Economic Challenges to Realize a Martian Settlement
10:30 am
Professor Dave Cullen (Cranfield University) – Astrobiology Talk TBA
11:30 am
Matej Poliaček (Slovakia) – Mars Colony Population Simulator
12:00 pm
Gernot Gromer (Austria) – AMADEE Mars Analog Program
12:30 pm
** LUNCH BREAK **
2:00 pm
Ruth Bamford (University of Oxford) – Active Mars Shielding
3:00 pm
Antonio Del Mastro (Italy) – Motigravity: A VR Treadmill for Medical Applications, the Exploration of Mars, and Education
3:30 pm
Rochelle Velho (Austria) – A Mars Analog Mission: A Medical Perspective for the AMADEE18 Mission
4:00 pm
(To Be Announced)

6:00 pm
London event – To Be Announced

Wednesday 6th November

9:00 am
Registration/Coffee
9:30 am
Myles Johnson (Lockheed Martin) – Mars Sample Return
10:00 am
Alex Owens (UKAM) – The Case for UK Analogue Missions
10:30 am
Magdalena Pfaffl (Sweden) – Remote Villages as Heterotopias Utilizing Analogue Case Studies of Remote Villages on Earth
11:00 am
(To Be Announced)
12 pm
** Closing **

12:30 pm
Design Museum Tour – Moving to Mars exhibit

Speaker Bios

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Dr Robert Zubrin

President of The Mars Society

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Professor Dave Cullen

Professor, Astrobiology & Space Biotechnology

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Abbie Hutty

Delivery Manager, ExoMars, Airbus

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Dr Ruth Bamford

Plasma Physicist

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Anastasia Stepanova

Research, InstituTe of Biomedical Problems

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Dr Jorge Pla-Garcia

Planetary Scientist, Centre of Astrobiology

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Myles Johnson

Graduate Systems Engineer, Lockheed Martin

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Further Speaker Bios coming soon!

Be a part of the EMC

If you’d like to volunteer for this event, email us at volunteer@marssocietyuk.org