International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory Annual Public Board Meeting

Press Release From: Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS)
Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019

On Friday, February 8, 2019, the International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory will host its annual Public Board of Directors Meeting in Washington, D.C. The meeting will provide board members and management the opportunity to discuss the organization’s progress and to forecast the vision for 2019 and beyond. Additionally, the annual meeting provides the opportunity for public questions on the current and future of the ISS National Lab. We encourage members of the media to attend this meeting in person or to follow in real time through our live-streamed webinar (information below).

Featured guest speakers from the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, LambdaVision, and Merck & Co. will discuss innovative research and development on the ISS National Lab benefitting life on Earth.

Date: Friday, February 8, 2019


Time: 9:00 AM – 12:15 PM EST



9:00 – 9:10 AM

Welcome and Introductions

Philip Schein, M.D.
Chair, Board of Directors


9:10 – 9:40 AM

FY2018 ISS National Laboratory Performance and Future Outlook

Joseph G. Vockley, Ph.D.
President and Executive Director


9:40 – 10:40 AM

Science in Space for Life on Earth: 
Featured Researcher Presentations

10:40 – 11:40 AM

Board of Directors Committee Reports & Discussion

11:40 AM – 12:00 PM

Open Forum for Public Questions


12:00 PM

Meeting Close

Omni Shoreham Hotel
Empire Ballroom
2500 Calvert Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20008

To attend in person, register here.
To attend the online webinar, register here.

For media inquiries, please reach out to Patrick O’Neill (


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