British Planetary Science Conference, 13 – 15 January 2020

The 2nd British Planetary Science Conference will be held in Oxford, 13-15 January 2020.

Following a format like that of the inaugural BPSC, held in Glasgow in Dec 2017, BPSC 2020 will be a three-day event consisting of thematic sessions covering the breadth of planetary research. It will incorporate the UK Planetary Forum’s Early Career Scientist networking event and will also include a community Town Hall event intended to give the community a forum for discussion with representatives of our principal funding agencies STFC and UKSA.

Key dates:

Call for abstracts: 9 Oct 2019

Abstracts due: 11 Nov 2019

Notifications of abstract acceptance & programme: 21 Nov

Registration opens: 21 Nov

Marriott hotel booking deadline: 2 Dec

Early Bird Registration deadline: 2 Dec

BPSC2020: 13-15 Jan – doors open at 08:30 am daily


We acknowledge the generous support from the following organisations which has made this event possible:

University of Oxford

Science & Technology Facilities Council

Royal Astronomical Society



For all enquiries please contact

Colin Wilson

Chair, BPSC2020 Organising Committee