Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting

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Important dates

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Abstracts deadline: 
30 April 2018

Teachers Astrobiology Workshop: 
24 June 2018

Astrobiology Australasia Meeting: 
25-26 June 2018

AAM2018 Field Trip TVZ: 
27-29 June 2018

Grand Tour Western Australia: 
1-9 July 2018

Registration deadlines will be announced here.

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Conference themes and sessions

The Origin and Evolution of Life (1) 

What is life? What was the origin of life: How did life originate and evolve?

(1a) Prebiotic chemistry / evolutionary organic chemistry
(1b) Earliest life and habitats on Earth: the fossil and geological records
(1c) Evolution of microbial and eukaryotic life
(1d) Terrestrial vs deep sea environments for the origin of life
(1e) Analog environments for early Earth and elsewhere

 

Life beyond Earth & its detection (2) 

Is there life beyond Earth? – past or present – and, if so, how can we detect it?

(2a)Exoplanet science and discoveries 
(2b) Habitability of our solar system 
(2c) Search for life on Mars: past climate; past environments; current life? Potential for life on Icy Worlds
(2d) SETI & other initiatives (e.g. Breakthrough Initiatives)
(2e) New technologies for life detection

 

Future of life (3)

What is the future of life on Earth and the Universe?

(3a) New ways of thinking about Space Exploration & Astrobiology research
(3b) Astrobiology, Art, Culture & Indigenous Knowledge
(3c) Outreach and Education
(3d) Cities on Mars
(3e) Space and Security & Planetary Protection

 

Meeting Venue: Novotel Rotorua Lakeside, Tutanekai St, Rotorua 3010

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$528 + GST Professionals – Standard Bird Rate – After 24 May 2018
  • The conference registration cost features: Sessions from Sunday 24 June to Tuesday 26 June (includes welcome session on Sunday 24 June)
  • Morning and afternoon teas, lunch.
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$320 + GST Students
  • The conference registration cost features: Sessions from Sunday 24 June to Tuesday 26 June, (includes welcome session on Sunday 24 June)
  • Morning and afternoon teas, lunch.
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$120 + GST Teachers Astrobiology Workshop
  • one day astrobiology workshop
  • Rotorua
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$ TBD Field Trip TVZ
  • Taupo Volcanic Zone (TVZ)
  • Kuirau Park & Waimangu – 27 June.
  • Orakei Korako & Wai-O-Tapu – 28 June.
  • Te Puia (or Mangatete Quarry – to see fossil site) & Tikitere/Hell’s Gate 29 June.
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TBD Astrobiology Grand Tour
  • Western Australia
  • 1-9 July
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