August 3-6, 2020

Hyatt Regency Seattle

International Space Station Research and Development Conference and COVID-19

The International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory (ISS National Lab), the American Astronautical Society (AAS), and NASA will collectively continue to monitor this constantly evolving health situation as it relates to the International Space Station Research and Development Conference (ISSRDC), currently scheduled for August 3-6, 2020, in Seattle, Washington. The ISS National Lab, AAS, and NASA are committed to the health and well-being of our communities, as well as our customers, partners, and staff. Your health is our priority. As we continue with ISSRDC 2020 planning activities, we will keep you informed of any changes regarding the 2020 ISSRDC annual conference via email and on our website.

Thank you and be well,

The ISSRDC Planning Committee

Call for Abstracts Now Open

ISSRDC is your opportunity to share your work with the largest community of scientists, decision makers, and technical experts dedicated to the discoveries possible onboard the space station. As a thought leader and speaker, you’ll gain valuable opportunities to collaborate with other presenters and conference attendees.

Proposed topics include:

  • Biology and Medicine
  • Commercialization and Nongovernment Utilization
  • Earth Science and Remote Sensing
  • Finances
  • Human Health in Space
  • Innovative Solutions
  • Physical Sciences and Materials Development
  • Plant Science
  • STEM Education
  • Technology Development and Demonstration

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Hyatt Regency Seattle
808 Howell St.
Seattle, WA 98101

ISSRDC 2020 will be held at the Hyatt Regency Seattle, the city’s first and only LEED Gold-certified hotel, a credential denoting proficiency in today’s sustainable design, construction, and operations standards. Located in the heart of downtown, the hotel is within walking distance of dining, shopping, and top attractions, including the Space Needle and Pike Place Market.

Special room rates will be available soon.

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Registration Policies and Details

PAYMENT: Your registration is not reserved until full payment is received. We accept online payments by credit card through PayPal. A PayPal account is not required to make payment, if you can have any questions please contact Dalia Ruffatto.

CANCELLATION POLICY: By submitting an online registration, you agree to pay the full fee. Cancellations received no later than July 15, 2019, will be charged an $80 cancellation fee (either billed or subtracted from the refunded fee). If you do not cancel by July 15, you will be charged the full fee. You may cancel online or by calling the ISS National Lab at 321-757-6134.

Hotel Deposit/Cancellation Policy

Guests will be charged a deposit in the amount of one night’s room and tax at the time of the reservation. The deposit is non-refundable after July 14.

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