BEACON - Biennial European Astrobiology Conference & EAI General Assembly 2020 - NEW DATES

BEACON - Biennial European Astrobiology Conference & EAI General Assembly 2020 - NEW DATES BEACON - Biennial European Astrobiology Conference & EAI General Assembly 2020 - NEW DATES
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    European Astrobiology Institute
    La Palma &Teneguia Princess Hotel, Carretera de la Costa 10, Cerca Vieja E-38740 Fuencaliente de la Palma, Spain

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    Astrobiology

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    English

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Spain
La Palma, Canarias

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the BEACON conference has been adjourned. Most likely dates are now 12-16 April 2021. We apologise for the inconvenience and hope to welcome you in La Palma in 2021 ! 

The Biennial European Astrobiology Conference (BEACON) will take place at the La Palma & Teneguia Princess Hotel on La Palma Island (Canary Islands, Spain) from 20-24 April 2020. During this meeting also the 2nd General Assembly of the EAI will take place. Scientific sessions are planned covering the following themes:

 

  • Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems and Detection of Habitable Worlds
  • The Pathway to Complexity: From Simple Molecules to First Life
  • Planetary Environments and Habitability
  • Evolution and Traces of Early Life and Life under Extreme Condition
  • Biosignatures and the Detection of Life beyond Earth
  • Historical, Philosophical, Societal and Ethical Issues in Astrobiology
  • Tracing Life and Identifying Habitable Environments
  • Impacts and their Role in the Evolution of Planets, Moons and Life 
  • Protoplanetary disks and their physical and chemical processes

 

The meeting will be open to all interested scientists and students from Europe and beyond.