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Call for Abstracts – Melissa Conference

December 6, 2019 - January 14, 2020

The 2020 edition of MELiSSA Conference is the European platform dedicated to closed life support system. It is the place to share and exchange about fundamental and applied research for Space and Earth applications. All the respective communities: air, water, waste recycling, food production and preparation, modelling, control, safety, circular systems, education and societal impact,… are represented. The Conference will highlight and foster the collaboration between researchers, engineers, experts, private and public organisations.

 

DATES AND VENUE

The event will be hosted at Ghent University, in Belgium, from 6th to 8th of May 2020. The official language of the Conference is English.

 

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Proposed topics :  

  • Organic wastes processing and refinery
  • Urine treatment
  • Water recycling (grey water and condensate)
  • Edible biomass production
  • Food quality, processing and human nutrition
  • Physical, chemical and microbial contaminants
  • Modelling and system design
  • Flight experiments and space technology demonstrators
  • Ground demonstration and analogue testing
  • Terrestrial applications
  • Societal impacts and education

Proposed challenges :  

  • Phase 1: Basic R&D
  • Phase 2: Preliminary Flight experiment
  • Phase 3: Terrestrial Demonstrators
  • Phase 4: Terrestrial Applications and Technology Transfer
  • Phase 5: Education & Communication

SCHEDULE AND DEADLINES

Abstract submission deadline – January 15th 2020
Notification of acceptance – February 18th 2020
Issue of program – March 10th 2020
Authors whom abstracts have been approved must send their presentation/poster (pdf) – April 20th 2020. Melissa@esa.int

REGISTRATION

ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON

Registration is mandatory for all (included invited persons) and will be confirmed upon payment. Payment receipt will be sent to you together with your registration confirmation.

Fees include:

  • Unlimited access to the Conference
  • 1 hard copy of the Conference proceedings
  • Access to coffee breaks, lunches and 07/05 social dinner

Before 01/03/2020

  • Students –160 €
  • Others – 450 €
  • Company – 900 €
  • Gala (accompanying person) – 85 € (VAT incl.)


02/03/2020 – 20/04/2020

  • Students – 200 €
  • Others – 600 €
  • Company – 1200 €
  • Gala (accompanying person) – 85 € (VAT incl.)

 

Important notes
Registrations will close on 20/04/2020 Closure of Business. No registration will be possible on-site.

Cancellation policy
Full refunding for cancellations (requested to isabelle.damoisaux@melissafoundation.org) before 20/04/2020 18.00 local time.
No refunding after this deadline.

Contact
For any enquiry, please send an email to isabelle.damoisaux@melissafoundation.org

More information at: https://www.melissafoundation.org/news/consult/26

Details

Start:
December 6, 2019
End:
January 14
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.melissafoundation.org/news/consult/26

Organizer

Melissa Foundation

Other

Email Address
isabelle.damoisaux@melissafoundation.org
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