General Information


The European Planetary Science Congress 2008 represents a cooperation between the European Planetary Network and the European Geosciences Union. The meeting will take place at the Westfälische Wilhelms Universität, Schloßplatz 2, from 21 – 26 September 2008. This attractive location is particularly suitable for workshop sessions. It provides an attractive platform 
to exchange and present results, develop new ideas and to network the planetary science community in Europe. It will have a distinctively interactive style, with a mix of talks, workshops and posters, intended to provide a stimulating environment for the community to meet. The meeting will cover 
the whole scope of planetary science.

The meeting will take place at the Westfälische Wilhelms Universität (WWU), Schloßplatz 2, 48149 Münster, Germany from 21 – 26 September 2008.

The "EuroPlaNet" project is an EU supported initiative to strengthen and unify the European planetary science. A main objective of EuroPlaNet is to achieve a long term integration of planetary sciences in Europe through the networking of the European research groups. The meeting is held in cooperation with the European Geosciences Union.

Official Language

The official language of the European Planetary Science Congress 2008 is English. Simultaneous interpretation is not provided. It is therefore expected that authors are able to present their research more or less fluently in the English language.

Rules of Conduct

  • Smoking is prohibited in the entire congress center except in the areas designated for smokers.
  • It is prohibited to copy any presentation from the desktops in the lecture rooms.
  • It is prohibited to take photos of any scientific material at the conference.

General Contact

General Information, 
Pre-Registration &
Submission of Abstracts

Copernicus Meetings

Bahnhofsallee 1e
37081 Göttingen

Phone +49 551 90 03 39 20
Fax +49 551 90 03 39 70
Local Contact

Prof. Dr. Harald Hiesinger
Institut für Planetologie
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität
Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10
48149 Münster.

Phone: +49-251-8339057
Fax: +49-251-8336301


The organizers cannot accept liability for personal accident, loss or damage to private property, which may be incurred as a result of the participation in the European Planetary Science Congress 2008. Participants are, therefore, advised to arrange appropriate insurance cover. This should extend not only to travel but also to cancellation costs.