Registration is open for the Academies’ Search for Life Workshop on December 5-6

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The Space Studies Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is hosting a workshop and poster session to explore the current status of activities to detect extraterrestrial life in the solar system and extrasolar planetary systems. The workshop will feature presentations from experts on the environmental limits of life, habitable environments in the solar system and beyond, extraterrestrial biosignatures, and life detection techniques and instrumentation.

The workshop will take place at the Beckman Center in Irvine, CA on December 5-6, 2016.  To register as a poster presenter or participant and learn more about the workshop, please visit:  The deadline for poster abstracts is November 7, 2016.

For those unable to attend in person, the live workshop webcast will be available at: