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European Astrobiology Institue
2nd Communication of the
Interim Board of the European Astrobiology Centre
Following the discussions over the last years about the establishment of a European Institute of Astrobiology (EAI) an Interim Board consisting of members of the main European organisations involved in Astrobiology has been established which will elaborate a detailed Action Plan for the establishment of such an institute. First deliberationss focused on the tasks and the structure of the institutes and deliberations about other important issues concerning the institute will follow and information will be constantly updated. Several important features of the proposed future European Astrobiology Institute were discussed on January 10th 2018.
1. Tasks of the EAI
The tasks of the EAI were discussed by the Board. The Board will propose the following tasks of the EAI to the European Astrobiology Community and to the General Assembly.
These tasks will be integrated in the Action Plan of the EAI.
The following main bodies of the EAI will be proposed by the Board:
Note: Each participating organisation will send one delegate to the General Assembly
> Several Working Groups will be established with the following responsibilities
Note: Working Group leaders and co-leaders will be appointed by the General Assembly.
Note: All above bodies will be responsible for coordinating the activities of the EAI between General Assemblies.
3. Future Actions
Important tasks of the Interim Board for the immediate future include: