49th International Conference on Environmental Systems - ICES 2019

July 07-11th | Boston, Massachusetts | Omni Parker House

Join us in Boston for ICES 2019!



Conference Chair
Tim Nalette

UTC Aerospace Systems (retired)

Conference Vice-Chair
Stephane Lapensee

European Space Agency

Steering Committee

Tom Leimkuehler

(TECS Program Chair)


Matthias Holzwarth

(INT Program Chair)


Morgan Abney

(AIChE Program Chair)


Shawn Macleod

(ASME Program Chair)

Collins Aerospace

Kevin R. Duda

(AIAA LS&S Program Chair)

Draper Laboratory

Grant Anderson

(Past Chair 2018)

Paragon Space Development Corporation

Amy Ross

(Past Chair 2017)


ICES 2019

The 49th International Conference on Environmental Systems (ICES 2019) will cover all topics related to humans living and working in extreme environments with applications inside or outside of terrestrial or outer space habitats or vehicles, including:
  • 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
  • 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 40 sessions. 

ICES Steering Committee


ICES Thermal and Environmental Control Systems Committee (TECS)


ICES International Committee (INT)


American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Environmental Systems Committee


American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Crew Systems Technical Committee


American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics (AIAA) Life Sciences & Systems Technical Committee

All Conference Events (unless otherwise noted) will be held at the

Omni Parker House which is centrally located in the historic city of Boston, Massachusetts.  A legendary symbol in downtown Boston since 1855, Omni Parker House boasts old-world charm and elegance accompanied by all of the modern conveniences of a world-class establishment.  The hotel is located along the Freedom Trail and at the foot of Beacon Hill, Boston Common, Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall Marketplace.  Logan International Airport is just 2.3 miles away.

OMNI PARKER HOUSE – 60 School Street  Boston, MA  02108

  • BOOK ONLINE:  Omni Parker House – ICES room block 
  • $239.00 room rate* (single/double occupancy) for dates 7/7-7/11
  • Pre & post nights at the group rate based on limited availability
  • Group rate available until Thursday, June 13, 2019 or until room block is FULL
  • Room rates do not include 14.45% room tax.  Taxes are subject to change without prior notification.
  • 24 Hour Cancellation Policy – Cancellations made within 24 hours of arrival will forfeit one night’s room and tax

Networking Activities & Special Events

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13:00-19:00 hrs
Conference Registration
10:30-12:30 hrs
Technical Sessions

AIAA Life Sciences and Systems Technical Committee

Wheatley Terrace (15th floor)
14:00-16:00 hrs
Technical Sessions
16:30-18:00 hrs
Technical Sessions
08:00-09:30 hrs
Technical Sessions
10:00-12:00 hrs
Technical Sessions

ICES Thermal and Environmental Control Systems Committee (TECS)

AIChE Environmental Systems Committee

13:30-15:30 hrs
Technical Sessions

From proving ground to Earth independence – How do we develop and test prototype EVA Systems and validate operational concepts to reduce risk and cost of future exploration missions?

Rooftop Ballroom
09:00-10:30 hrs
Technical Sessions
11:00-12:30 hrs
Technical Sessions

ASME Crew Systems Technical Committee

ICES International Committee

14:00-16:00 hrs
Technical Sessions
State Room - 60 State Street
09:00-10:30 hrs
Technical Sessions
11:00-13:00 hrs
Technical Sessions

Registration Fees

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To inquire about how to receive the special RETIRED rate or a Group Discount (10+ from same organization) please contact us at info@ices.space for more information!

Terms & Conditions:

  • All major credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment.
  • There is a $30.00 bank transfer fee added to all orders selecting the Direct Bank Transfer payment option
  • Cancellation policy: Full refund until June 16, 2019 – after which registration is only transferable.


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