Moon_618.pngAbSciCon 2019 is the next in a series of conferences organized by the astrobiology community. AbSciCon will be held on 24-28 June 2019 in Bellevue, Washington.

The theme for AbSciCon 2019 is “Understanding and Enabling the Search for Life on Worlds Near and Far.” Within our solar system, icy worlds and Mars have generated excitement, and exoplanets offer numerous and diverse environments where life may exist in other planetary systems. Near future missions and observations will scrutinize many of these targets to understand their environments and search for signs of life.  Meanwhile, fundamental research on the origin and evolution of life on Earth drives our understanding about life processes that may operate elsewhere.  Read More




  • AbSciCon Primer

    University of Washington will be holding a one day primer on Sunday, 23 June for all undergraduates, graduate students, and post-docs attending AbSciCon. See the details here.
  • Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

    Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities are available.
  • Registration is Open!

    Registration is now open! The early registration deadline is 15 May.
  • Peripheral Meeting Requests are Open

    Peripheral meeting requests are now open. The deadline is 20 March 2019 at 11:59 PM ET.