The Astrobiology Science Conference 2015 (AbSciCon2015) will be held at the Hilton Chicago in downtown Chicago, Illinois, on
June 15–19, 2015.

AbSciCon2015 is the next in a series of conferences organized by the astrobiology community. The conference will convene scientists from all over the world who work in the interdisciplinary field of astrobiology — the study of the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe — to report on research findings and plan future endeavors.

The theme for AbSciCon2015 is "Habitability, Habitable Worlds, and Life." For more information on the purpose and scope of the conference, click here.

The Call for Session Topics and Organizers will open September 2, 2014. The deadline to submit Session Topics is October 22, 2014.

Note for travel planning:

Peripheral events, including primers, workshops, and a welcome reception, will be held on Sunday, June 14. Plan to arrive Sunday morning to take advantage of these opportunities. Technical sessions will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, June 15. The conference will conclude at noon on Friday, June 19, to allow for afternoon departures.

 


Key Dates

September 2, 2014 Call for Session Topics and Organizers
October 22, 2014 Deadline for Session Topics and Organizers submission
December 15, 2014   Abstract submission begins
March 4, 2015 Deadline for abstract submission
May 1, 2015 Program and abstracts available
June 15–19, 2015 Astrobiology Science Conference 2015
   
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