Life in the Universe:
The 2nd International Astrobiology Conference

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

FAQ for Participants of the Surat Conference to be held on July 01, 2017


When & Where is the conference?

July 01, 2017 from 3 pm to 6:30 pm

Sanjeev Kumar Auditorium,
T.P.S. No-14, Behind Rajhans Theater, Hazira Road,
Opp. New RTO Office, Surat, Gujarat

Auditorium Gates Open: 2: 15 pm

Google Map – Sanjeev Kumar Auditorium


What identification I must carry?

If you registered online: Carry the e-ticket sent to you by mobile phone or email.
If you registered offline: Carry the pass delivered to you

Also carry 1 photo identity proof for verification.


Are seats number allotted?

The entry is on first-come-first-serve basis only (NO seat allocation)

Note – A few hundred seats will be set aside for school students (group registrations of over 25).

Will I get a conference kit?

NO. There will be no conference kit. This is a paperless conference. Please carry your pen and notebook.

When will I get the certificate for attending the conference?

Outside Surat Participants will get the certificate at the venue after the conference.

Surat Participants will get the certificate delivered to them from July 3 to July 10.


Whom do I contact for any queries?

You can contact your school / college coordinator.

You may also, Call on +91 8454 0404 64 | WhatsApp on +91 8306 8811 70


Is there any post-conference interaction possible?

You can interact on virtual platform on Edmodo from July 03 to 04 (academic interaction only).


When will the call for paper go live?

The call for papers will go live around the 3rd astrobiology conference in 2017-18.

Other Conference Related Notes:

No eatables are allowed inside the auditorium.
Entry will be given at 02:30 pm
You will receive your certificates at the conference venue after conference ends.
Please read the FAQ carefully.
The seating arrangement is on first-come-first-serve basis.
A few hundred seats will be blocked for group registrations from schools.
Please occupy the seats as are allotted to you at the venue.

The Conference

Life in the Universe: The 2nd International Astrobiology Conference will be held in Surat, Gujarat, India on July 01, 2017. The conference is a magnificent opportunity for students, educators and public at large to learn more about space exploration and about the possibilities of life in the universe

Read the Message from the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat.

Hon’ble Chief Minister’s Message

The conference is officially supported in kind by IARC | Centre for United Nations, Brahmand and Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). See Partners

This first-ever-of-its-kind event in Surat will consist of lectures, Question & Answer Session and a short Panel discussion. The speakers will be from IARC, PSI | NASA and ISRO.

The conference will focus on the frontiers of astrobiology including interplanetary exploration, interstellar travel, search for extraterrestrial intelligence and space settlements.

Register Now for the Conference