‘Molecules and Life in Extremes’
UK Astrobiology Conference 2013 – ASB5
ASB5 promises to be an excellent conference with over 150 registrants.
Registration will be from 8:00 to 9:00am on Wednesday April 17th in the foyer of the South hall where the conference is being held. If you arrive later you can register at other times (e.g. during coffee).
You can download the PDF of the full Scientific Programme for ASB5 below:
The conference will have 35 talks and over 45 posters.
FOR PRESENTERS: Poster board size is 6 x 3′ landscape. Please be sure that your poster fits within this size.
ACCOMMODATION: MASSON HOUSE
For people who registered for accommodation during the conference, you are staying at Masson House. You can turn up at main reception at Masson House to get your keys.
Check in is after 2 pm and check-out on the Friday is 10:30 am.
The full address and direct phone number to Masson House is:
18 Holyrood Park Road
Direct line to the hotel:
0131 651 2198
Masson House is located on the site of Pollock Halls next to the conference venue (South Hall) and all information about it and its location can be found here:
A map of Pollock Halls with the location of Masson House can be found at:
OTHER GUEST HOUSES/HOTELS
Some delegates have been booked into other guest houses/hotels. The relevant information for these locations:
Minto Hotel: 16-18 Minto Street, Edinburgh, EH9 1RQ Scotland Tel +44 (0)131 668 1234
Salisbury Hotel: 43-45 Salisbury Road, Newington, Edinburgh, EH16 5AA. Tel: 0131 667 1264
Strathallan Guest House: 44 Minto Street, Edinburgh, EH9 2BR. Tel: 0131 667 6678
The location of the conference is in the South Hall on the Pollock Halls campus.
You can find a map of the location here:
and maps of Edinburgh and BUS SERVICE maps here:
For those who signed up for the opening of the UKCA, the lectures will begin at 4 pm on Tuesday April 16th in the main auditorium of the National Museum of Scotland on Chambers Street. Please be there at least 15 minutes before. The event will continue until 7:30 pm (reception from 5:30 to 6:30 pm and from 6:30 to 7:30 there will be a public lecture by Dr. Chris McKay).
The Museum is located on Chambers Street. Here is a map:
PLEASE NOTE: This event was oversubscribed so please only attend if you signed up for it.
The Astrobiology Society of Britain Conference 2013 is for biologists, astronomers, physicists, geologists, chemists and scientists from other fields that intersect with astrobiology. Open to international participation. Supported by the UK Space Agency.
APRIL 17-19, 2013
The conference will be the 10th anniversary ASB (Astrobiology Society of Britain) conference, to be hosted by UKCA at the University of Edinburgh. The conference is sponsored by the UK Space Agency and the UKCA.
Date(s) - 17/04/2013 - 19/04/2013
University of Edinburgh
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Bookings are closed for this event.