SAGANet @ AbSciCon 2015!

SAGANet is heading to the Astrobiology Science Conference 2015 in Chicago, IL - June 15th - 19th! Here’s a full run-down of our community’s epic involvement:


SAGANet Tweets @ AbSciCon - If you can’t be there in person, follow @SAGANorg !


For community members not at the conference - you can follow all the conference happenings thanks to our dedicated team of Tweeters! SAGANet community members Palmer Fliss, Betul Kacar (@betulland), Julia DeMarines (@lifeNspace), Zach Adam, Sara Imari Walker (@Sara_Imari), Sanjoy Som (@sanjoymarcel) and Heshan “Grasshopper” Illangkoon (@DrGrasshopper) will be tweeting from the event. @SAGANorg  #SAGANow


If you are going to be at AbSciCon and want to share the awesomeness by tweeting with us at SAGANet, email us at and we will hook you up with our tweeting team!

Group Forum - Connect with fellow conference goers on SAGANet!

Join our SAGANet @ AbSciCon Group Forum to connect with other SAGANet Members at the Meeting!



Wed. @ 9:15AM in the Grand Ballroom - Improving Astrobiology Education Plenary features SAGANet Co-Founders Sanjoy Som and Heshan “Grasshopper” Illangkoon!


We are super excited that two of our very own will be sharing their innovative perspectives on astrobiology education and public engagement at the Wed. morning plenary!


Wed. @ 12:30 - 1:45 in Boulevard C - SAGANet Community Peripheral Meeting!


Come join us to learn more about - the astrobiology social network. What is it? How does it work? What is in it for you?


Wed @ 6:15PM - Location TBA - Cocktails with SAGANet STEM Mentoring Labs!


Are you a SAGANet Mentor or interested in becoming one? Join us for a social hour with like-minded early-career scientists from around the world! Location TBA - contact for more details!


Thur. ~12:30 - 6PM Mentoring @ AbSciCon!


Mentor a high school student for half a day of the conference! For more information or to sign-up email Daniella Scalice . This event is co-sponsored by NASA and the SAGANet STEM Mentoring Labs.


Thur @ 7:30PM - Salon C Stop by and say “hello!” at the Poster session!


Visit us at our poster titled “ Your Virtual Astrobiology Community” [#7706]  Our poster presentation is part of the session on “Astrobiology Education and Public Outreach and its Impact: 21st Century Ideas and Experienced Perspectives”.

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