42nd International Conference on Environmental Systems
15 - 19 July 2012
San Diego, California
Hilton San Diego
The 42nd International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES) will be held 15–19 July 2012 at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa, in San Diego, California. The conference is organized by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and supported by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and the ICES International Committee (INT). The conference will cover the following topics related to humans living and working in hostile environments with applications inside or outside of terrestrial or outer space habitats or vehicles: aerospace human factors; environmental control and life-support system technology; environmental monitoring and controls; planetary protection; EVA system technology; life sciences; planetary habitats and systems; and thermal control systems technology for both manned and unmanned vehicles. The conference is open to participants from any nation, from academic, government, or industry organizations. There will be four days of technical presentations, with approximately 50 sessions.