International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine
Académie Internationale de Médecine Aéronautique et Spatiale
The International Academy sponsors an International Congress on an annual basis with the location rotating to various countries around the world. Upcoming Congresses are listed below. The Congress always features The André Allard Memorial Lecture instituted to honor Dr. André Allard, the seventh President of the Academy 1971-1973. A biography of Dr. Allard is available below. The document also includes a full list of past Allard lecturers.
Covid-19 has required Academy Congresses initially planned for 2020, then posptoned to 2021, to be postponed a second time, to 2022. As previouisly envisaged, the 2022 Congress will be held in collaboration with the Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA), the European Society of Aerospace Medicine (ESAM) and the French Society of Aviation and Space Medicine (SOFRAMAS) as part of the First International Conference of Aerospace Medicine (ICAM 2022). For 2021 a virtual event will be held, format yet to be determined.
ICAM 2022 will be held in Paris, France, 22-24 September 2022. More information to come
2021 Virtual event. Format yet to be determined - could be a series of webinars, in collaboration with AsMA, ESAM and SOFRAMAS. More information to come
ICASM 2019 was held in Debrecen, Hungary, 8 - 12 September 2019 (photos availble - click on the link)
ICASM 2018 was held in Bangkok, Thailand, 11-15 November 2018.
ICASM 2017 was held in Rome, Italy, 10-14 September 2017
For those individuals/countries who are interested in organizing an International Congress with International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine sponsorship, please download the Instructions for Congress Organizers. In addition, the Academy has produced a PowerPoint presentation of facts regarding the Academy. Please View or download the file for more information.
The André Allard Memorial Lecture, which is given by a named speaker at the beginning of each Congress, was instituted in 1980 to honour Dr. André Allard, the seventh President of the Academy (1971 - 1973). For more information please click the link.