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


The Preliminary Program is now available.

Read about special plenary sessions.

The deadline to make hotel reservations at the discounted rate is May 15.  However, it is likely that rooms at the group rate will sell out BEFORE May 15. CLICK HERE to reserve your hotel room now to take advantage of the lowest rates and availability.

Conference registration is open. Register now.

Check the list of Highlighted Events often. Details on these events and more will be updated frequently. 

Tuesday evening will be Chicago Night. Enjoy a baseball game or explore the city with your colleagues.

Looking for a roommate to share housing costs? Use the roommate search form.

Interested in being a sponsor? Check out our sponsorship opportunities.

Need a participant letter for visa purposes? Submit the visa letter request form.

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.

Institutional Support
Universities Space Research Association
Lunar and Planetary Institute
National Aeronautics and Space Administration


Key Dates

May 15, 2015 Deadline for hotel reservations at the group rate
May 18, 2015 Deadline for registration at the reduced rate
June 14, 2015 Registration and Welcome Event
June 15–19, 2015 Astrobiology Science Conference 2015
Click here for more information


Thank you to our
generous sponsors

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University of Montana