The 2018 UKHAS Conference will be held on Saturday the 18th of August 2018 at Mitchell Hall, Cranfield University Bedfordshire: Please note the change from the CDMC to Mitchell Hall
The full address is:
Map and Directions: http://www.venuecranfield.co.uk/about-us/visiting-cranfield.aspx (52.075718, -0.625408)
|09:30||Assembly - Drinks & Biscuits|
|10:10||Introduction to the Cranfield Bettany Centre and their history with aeronautics|
|10:20||Dave Akerman - PITS Telnet Flight|
|10:50||Nick McCloud - A noobs perspective on UK HABing|
|11:20||Steve Randall - Operation Outward update|
|12:00||Johannes Laube (UEA - department of Environmental Studies) - Update on air-core project|
|12:30||Rhys Fowler - Inspiring primary school children with High Altitude Balloons|
|14:15||Dave Akerman - PITS PyTrack|
|14:45||John Massey - Enthusing Kids with STEM using high altitude balloons|
|15:15||Dave Akerman - Receiving stations (SkyGate and LCARS app)|
|15:30||Short (5min) sessions on individual projects - Susan Eyre ...|
|15:55||Mary Langsdale (KCL - department of Geography) - Use of radiosondes in deriving and testing land surface temperature from aircraft and space|
|16:20||Paul Verhage (via Skype from the US) - NearSys Solar Eclipse launch experiences|
|17:00||Balloon launch(es) from Cranfield|
London St Pancras to Bedford. A bus service is available from Bedford to Cranfield University (see ‘Bus Travel’ below).
London Euston to Milton Keynes Central. Frequent, fast services. A bus service is available from Milton Keynes station to Cranfield University (see ‘Bus Travel’ below)
Please note that different companies refer to the University stops in different ways. The main bus stop is named either as 'Cranfield University' or 'Wharley End (Cranfield), Cranfield University main gate'.
Route planning information: Traveline SouthEast, Google Transit
Buses to and from Bedford: Cranfield Connect - Route C1/10, Stagecoach - Route 52
Buses to and from Milton Keynes: Cranfield Connect - Route C1
Coaches from major UK airports: National Express runs coaches from several major UK airports to nearby towns.
The nearest public airport is London Luton which is situated just off Junction 10 of the M1. From here you can catch a train direct from Luton Airport Parkway station to Bedford. On arriving at Bedford you can take a bus or taxi to the campus. Alternatively there are bus services to Milton Keynes, where you can change for a bus to Cranfield campus.
Other surrounding airports There are good airport links from several airports around Cranfield. These include: London Heathrow London Stansted London Gatwick Birmingham Airport
Private, executive air travel is also an option to Cranfield campus via Cranfield Airport
A YouTube live stream was available at: https://youtu.be/aV7liZScM4E Theoretically you can ask questions via YouTube comments.
Some form of get together/social event is expected to be held the evening before the conference for those attendees staying over. Please contact Jerry Sandys. More details as this evolves.
Tickets cost £30 each (£20 concessionary for students*). Price included reception coffee/tea, lunch and admission.
This list will be updated within a day or so of payment, please don't add yourself!
Non UKHAS Presenters:
Oliver de Peyer
Total : 32