Registration for the ATA’s 53rd Annual Conference in San Diego (October 24-17, 2012) [www.atanet.org/conf/2012/index.htm] opens this month. Here is a preview of some of the presentations that will be of interest to S&TD members. More to come next month.
- Sustainability, energy and architecture
Silke Krawietz [www.design-buildsolar.com/people/prof._dr._silke_krawietz/], CEO and Scientific Director of SETA Network, will discuss the evolution of photovoltaic technology, efficiency/cost perspectives and building integration of photovoltaics.
Bob Lyon [www.linkedin.com/pub/bob-lyon/4/286/9b], Section Head Global Health Care Technology for Procter & Gamble, will discuss basic pharmacological concepts of drug action, how drug behavior is assessed and pharmacological perspectives on drugs of abuse.
- Waste management
Abigail Dahlberg [www.linkedin.com/pub/bob-lyon/4/286/9b] will discuss landfilling, incineration, mechanical biological treatment, composting, recycling and other waste management technologies.
[www.ata-sci-tech.blogspot.com/2012/06/presentation-at-ata-conference.html] Nicholas Hartmann [www.nhartmann.com] will discuss basic concepts and terminology relating to the atmosphere, the nature of powered flight, aircraft design, aircraft construction, propulsion and airport operations.
[www.ata-sci-tech.blogspot.com/2012/06/upcoming-presentation-at-ata-conference.html] Tapani Ronni [www.tapanironni.com] will discuss the fundamental concepts of immunology, innate immunity and adaptive immunity, as well as medical conditions where the immune system is dysfunctional.
We have posted new articles on our blog [www.ata-sci-tech.blogspot.com] regarding two of these presentations. Comments and contributions to the blog are always welcome!