The EUROPAH Conference

Dear colleagues,

The EUROPAH network invites you to participate in an online conference to discuss the contribution of EUROPAH to our understanding of the role of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the Interstellar Medium


The EUROPAH conference will take place online, on Monday 8th March 2021 from 14.00 – 18.00 (CET)


All EUROPAH ESRs are encouraged to submit an abstract. Download the abstract submission template and email your finished abstract to the organising committee.

The closing date for abstract submissions is Monday 8th February.

Please register your interest to receive a link to the conference stream.

Conference Format

There will be a plenary session with an invited speaker and 4/5 highlight-contributed talks. The remaining contributed talks will be delivered in parallel sessions. All of the presentations will be recorded and will be available for viewing here, via the EUROPAH website, after the conference. Contributed talks will be 12+3 mins duration.

A scientific program will be made available here in due course.

Conference scope

The conference aims to showcase the contributions of EUROPAH to our understanding of the role that PAH molecules play in the physics and chemistry of the Interstellar Medium. Particular attention will be drawn to the diversity within EUROPAH and the collaborative nature of the network.

The scientific organising committe:

  • Liv Hornekær (Aarhus University, DK)
  • Stephan Schlemmer (University of Cologne, DE)
  • Xander Tielens (Leiden University, NL)

The scientific organising committee will review all abstracts submitted by the deadline and nominate highlight talks for the plenary session.

It is permisible to record your presentation in advance if you are unable or unwilling to present live. Please communicate any issues to the conference organiser.

Conference organiser:

Andrew Cassidy (Aarhus University, DK).