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 and the Institute
  • Poster session
  • 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 invited speakers have  agreed to give talks at the meeting:

Doris Breuer, German Aerospace Centre, Germany

Carlos Briones, Centro de Astrobiologia, Spain

David Catlin, University of Washington, USA

David Duner, Lund University, Sweden

Lee Grenfell, German Aerospace Centre, Germany

Emmanuelle Javaux, University of Liege, Belgium

Sijbren Otto, Unniversity of Groningen, The Netherlands

Heike Rauer, German Aerospace Centre, Germany

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. We are looking forward to welcoming you at LIblice Castle!


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