The first international astrobiology conference in New Zealand, Astrobiology Australasia Meeting, AAM2018 brought together 10 invited speakers/facilitators and 82 scientists for:
The latest on astrobiology across the world
It featured 7 keynotes, 1 featured speaker, 37 research presentations, 2 field trips, 1 teachers workshop, posters plus discussions, networking and engagement events between scientists from 6 continents.
AAM2018 was organised by the New Zealand Astrobiology Network and the Australian Centre for Astrobiology
In partnership with Te Ao Mārama Institute, University of Auckland
Supported by Blue Marble Space Institute of Science
with sponsorship from the Australian High Commision, Rotorua Energy Charitable Trust, Eagle Technology, and support from the University of New South Wales and University of Auckland, NASA, Museums Wellington and Milky-Way.Kiwi.
Read the full story here: Starting an astrobiology movement in New Zealand.
See more: Science, education and engagement at the Astrobiology Australasia Meeting 2018