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




  • Child Care is Available

    Child care is available at AbSciCon. More details can be found here.
  • Scientific Program is Available Online

    The scientific program is available online.
  • 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.
  • Abstract Submissions are Open!

    Abstract submissions are open! Review accepted session proposals and submit your abstract.  Abstract Submission Deadline: 23 January 2019, 11:59 P.M. ET