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Meeting calendar

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October 20th, 4pm, EAI online lecture, Julie Nováková, evolutionary biologist at Chareles University Prague

November 3rd, 4pm, EAI online lecture, Jean-Pierre de Vera, Group leader of the Astrobiological lab of the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)

November 10th, 4pm, Origins Center webinar (safe the date)

November 20th, 1pm (Eastern Daylight Time), Inaugural Prebiotic Chemistry and Early Earth Environments (PCE3) Community Workshop, online

December 8th, 4pm, Origins Center webinar (safe the date)

October 5-8, Martian Geological Enigmas: From the Late Noachian Epoch to the Present Day, Houston, TX, USA Postponed

November 9-13, Astrobiology 2020, Vredefort Dome, South Africa

November 18-20, 5th International Workshop on Instrumentation for Planetary Missions 2020, Tokyo, Japan


January 26-28, 2021, Origins 2021 conference organised by the Origins Center in Egmond aan Zee.

May 9-14, 2021, Origins and Exploration: From Stars to Cells (AbSciCon), Atlanta, GA, USA

June 29-July 2, 8th Meeting of the European Society for Evolutionary Developmental Biology, Napoli, Italy

July 6-9, The First Penn State SETI Symposium – RESCHEDULED TO JUNE 21-24, 2021, State College, PA, USA

Augustus, ISSOL meeting


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Origins 2021 conference

January 26-28, 2021, Egmond aan Zee

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