Media Invitation to the Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC) 2021 Virtual Meeting
August 26, 2021

Media Invitation to the Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC) 2021 Virtual Meeting, 13 – 24 September 2021

The 2021 Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC) will take place as a virtual meeting from 13-24 September 2021. The EPSC2021 programme covers the full spectrum of planetary science and technology across 43 sessions. More than 840 oral and poster presentations have been submitted by planetary scientists from Europe, the US and around the world.

The EPSC2021 virtual meeting has a hybrid format of asynchronous presentations and discussion alongside a programme of live events. Scientific oral presentations are submitted as pre-recorded 10-minute videos. Poster presentations are optimised for viewing on screen. The live programme, which will run from Thursday 16 – Friday 24 September, includes daily briefings, live discussions for each scientific session, keynote lectures, prize lectures, community events, short courses and splinter meetings.

An overview of the full live programme is online here:

The meeting hashtag is #EPSC2021

Details of the scientific sessions and the presentation abstracts can be found at the official website:

Press notices on presentations of interest to the media will be issued by the EPSC2021 Press Office during the meeting.


Media representatives are cordially invited to attend the EPSC2021 meeting. Media registration is free. Any bona fide media delegates can register by e-mailing


Anita Heward
EPSC2021 Press Officer
+44 7756 034243

Livia Giacomini
EPSC2021 Press Officer

Adriana Postiglione
EPSC2021 Press Officer


About the Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC) 

The Europlanet Science Congress ( formerly the European Planetary Science Congress, is the annual meeting place of the Europlanet Society. With a track record of 15 years, and regularly attracting around 1000 participants, EPSC is the largest planetary science meeting in Europe. It covers the entire range of planetary sciences with an extensive mix of talks, workshops and poster sessions, as well as providing a unique space for networking and exchanges of experiences.

Follow on Twitter via @europlanetmedia and using the hashtag #EPSC2021.

EPSC2021 is sponsored by Space: Science & Technology, a Science Partner Journal.

About Europlanet

Since 2005, Europlanet ( has provided Europe’s planetary science community with a platform to exchange ideas and personnel, share research tools, data and facilities, define key science goals for the future, and engage stakeholders, policy makers and European citizens with planetary science. 

The Europlanet 2024 Research Infrastructure (RI) has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 871149 to provide access to state-of-the-art research facilities and a mechanism to coordinate Europe’s planetary science community. 

The Europlanet Society promotes the advancement of European planetary science and related fields for the benefit of the community and is open to individual and organisational members. The Europlanet Society is the parent organisation of the Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC).

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