Networking Activities & Special Events

With a week packed full of technical presentations the ICES Community still has time to network!  We look forward to seeing you at one or ALL of the events described below…

Welcome Reception

Join the entire ICES community for a Welcome Reception
Sponsored by:
Take this opportunity to refresh old contacts and meet new participants the night before the conference begins.

Additional tickets for guests may be purchased upon registration or on site.

Sunday

07 July

17:30 hrs
Rooftop Ballroom
Omni Parker House

Session Chair & Speaker Briefing

All presenters and session chairs are invited for this early morning breakfast to coordinate presentations and schedules for the week.

A buffet breakfast will be served.

Monday

08 July

07:00 hrs
Alcott A-B and Press Room
Omni Parker House

Opening Plenary Session

To kick off the week we will gather for the Opening Plenary Session with remarks by the 2019 ICES Conference Chair, Tim Nalette, and a keynote speech by

 

Robyn Gatens

Deputy Director of the International Space Station Division in the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters

Monday

08 July

08:45 hrs
Rooftop Ballroom
Omni Parker House

Student Poster Reception

All attendees are invited to view the work presented by the students participating in this year’s poster competition.  This “happy hour” reception provides an opportunity for ICES students and professionals to connect with one another and discuss the work presented.  Each poster will be officially judged prior to the reception and prizes will be awarded at the conference banquet.

 

Sponsored by:    

Monday

08 July

18:30 hrs
Rooftop Ballroom
Omni Parker House

Early Career Development Workshop

We invite students and those early in their careers to participate in this workshop with mentors from academia, government agencies, and corporations.  This casual forum is designed to allow for a unique networking opportunity for students and young professionals to connect with veterans in the field to ask about how to best develop their future careers in the domain of environmental systems.
There will be a series of group mentoring sessions as well as one-on-one mentoring.  Pre-registration for this workshop is required to save a spot!

 

Breakfast will be provided to all participants courtesy of 

Wednesday

10 July

07:00 hrs
Rooftop Ballroom
Omni Parker House

ICES 2019 Awards Banquet

This year we will break from tradition and hold the Awards Banquet at a different location than the conference venue.  The State Room is an urban event space perched atop the 60 State Street skyscraper, offering unmatched panoramic views of Boston harbor and the city below, located just a few blocks from the conference hotel.
Guests will be welcomed on the 33rd floor with a Reception sponsored by:
Dinner will follow in the Great Room which includes an awards presentation and a keynote speech by

Daniel C. Burbank

Retired NASA astronaut and U.S. Coast Guard aviator, currently serving as  Senior Technical Fellow – Mission Systems at Collins Aerospace

 

 

Additional tickets for students and guests may be purchased for this event upon registration or onsite.

Wednesday

10 July

18:30 hrs
State Room
60 State Street
Walking

Dessert Reception

Immediately following the Awards Banquet guests will move up to the Mezzanine level of the State Room for the “world famous” dessert reception
Sponsored by:
This is a favorite event for participants and all banquet attendees are welcome!

Wednesday

10 July

22:00 hrs
State Room
60 State Street