The Biennial European Astrobiology Conference (BEACON) will take place at the La Palma & Teneguia Princess Hotel on La Palma Island (Canary Islands, Spain) from 20-24 April 2020. During this meeting also the 2nd General Assembly of the EAI will take place.
Scientific sessions are planned covering the following themes:Formation and Evolution of Planetary Systems and Detection of Habitable Worlds
The Pathway to Complexity: From Simple Molecules to First Life
Planetary Environments and Habitability
Evolution and Traces of Early Life and Life under Extreme Condition
Biosignatures and the Detection of Life beyond Earth
Historical, Philosophical, Societal and Ethical Issues in Astrobiology
Tracing Life and Identifying Habitable Environments
Impacts and their Role in the Evolution of Planets, Moons and Life Protoplanetary disks and their physical and chemical processes
The meeting will be open to all interested scientists and students from Europe and beyond.