14th IAA Humans in Space Symposium

Venue: Banff Centre

Location: Banff, Alberta, Canada

Event Date/Time: May 18, 2003 End Date/Time: May 22, 2003
Registration Date: May 19, 2003
Early Registration Date: Mar 19, 2003
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 19, 2002
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14th IAA Humans In Space Symposium
Living in Space: Scientific, Medical and Cultural Implications

The Canadian Space Agency is pleased to host the Humans In Space 2003 symposium at The Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta, Canada from May 18 to 22, 2003.

Please note that the working language of the symposium will be English.

This conference is sponsored jointly by the Canadian Space Agency and the International Academy of Astronautics.

Call For Papers

This symposium is the central forum for the presentation and discussion of topics related to humans in space. Papers are invited in the following areas:

Spaceflight Experiments & Results
Human Factors
Psychosocial Sciences
Medical Care
Basic Science
Papers in other related fields are also encouraged.

Abstracts must be received by November 19, 2002.

To ensure a high-quality symposium, all abstracts will be reviewed for scientific merit and content by the review committee. Authors will be notified whether their abstracts have been accepted by January 19, 2003


An exhibition hall will feature scientific exhibits as well as space hardware products and services. Please contact us at HumansInSpace2003@space.gc.ca for further information.

Guest Rooms

Guestrooms have been blocked at The Banff Centre at the following preferred conference rates.

Single Occupancy Double Occupancy
Standard Room $140 CAD $87.50 CAD per person
Superior Room $150 CAD $92.50 CAD per person

Rates include breakfast and lunch each day of the symposium, access to the onsite fitness centre, and gratuities. Onsite parking is free of charge to guests at the Banff Centre.

Rooms will be held until March 19, 2003, after which they will be released for general sale.


Take advantage of the early registration discounts!

Conference registration fees will be $450.00 CAD in advance, and $550.00 CAD after March 19, 2003.

Student fees* will be $ 150.00 CAD in advance, and $200.00 CAD after March 19, 2003.

*Student registration fee includes attendance of seminars, and opening reception but does not include final banquet or other evening events. Tickets for these events may be purchased separately.

For More Information

You may send enquiries to HumansInSpace2003@space.gc.ca


Banff Centre