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




  • 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.
  • Housing is Open

    Attendees can now reserve discounted hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue.
  • Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to 6 March

    The abstract submission deadline has been extended until 6 March 2019 at 11:59 PM ET. Review accepted session proposals and submit your abstract.