The First General Assembly of the European Astrobiology Institute (EAI) will be taking place from 28th to 30th May 2019 at Liblice Castle, Czech Republic.  It will contain the following programme points:


  • Scientific talks mapping out the future directions in research in astrobiology
  • Elections of the Management Committee of the Institute
  • Decision about the Statutes of the EAI
  • Discussions about the future activities of the Institute and its Working Groups

The following scientists have agreed to give invited talks at the meeting:

Doris Breuer, German Aerospace Centre, Germany

Carlos Briones, Centro de Astrobiologia, Spain

David Catling, University of Washington, USA

David Duner, Lund University, Sweden

John Lee Grenfell, German Aerospace Centre, Germany

Emmanuelle Javaux, University of Liege, Belgium

Sijbren Otto, Unniversity of Groningen, The Netherlands

Catherine Walsh, University of Leeds, UK

Frances Westall, CNRS, France

There will be no registration fee for the event but participants will have to pay for their own accommodation and lodging (which are very reasonably priced) . For accommodation and meal prices please check the Registration page. Liblice Caste is a top-renovated Baroque Castle and only a 40 minutes drive from Prague Vaclav Havel Airport. To find how to get the Liblice Castle please access the Venue & Access Page. Information about the programme can be found here. If you have further questions please contact the organisers. The meeting is open to all interested scientists and students (also those  from institutions not taking part in the EAI). However, invitaton letters to visa are only issued to invited speakers and poster presenters selected by the Interim Board of the EAI. We are looking forward to welcoming you at LIblice Castle!


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