Kepler & K2 Science Conference V

Welcome to the home page of the fifth Kepler & K2 Science Conference! The conference will be take place from March 4-8, 2019 in Glendale, California. The meeting will be a celebration of Kepler's 10 years in space. Stay tuned for further information!

Check back here for updates or follow the conversation on Twitter (#KeplerSciCon).

Important Dates

August 31, 2018 registration and abstract submission open
November 15, 2018 regular deadline to submit abstracts for talks, breakout sessions, and posters
December 20, 2018 conference schedule published
January 15, 2019 late deadline to submit abstracts for posters
February 10, 2019 registration and hotel reservation deadline
March 4-8, 2019 Kepler & K2 Science Conference V

Lodging Information

The conference hotel is the Hilton Los Angeles North/Glendale & Executive Meeting Ctr located at 100 West Glenoaks Blvd, Glendale, California, 91202. A block of rooms has been reserved for March 2, 2019 - March 9, 2019. The special room rate will be available until February 10, 2019 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Rooms in the block can be reserved by following this link.

If you are interested in shared housing, please contact us so we can connect you with others interested as well.

Travel Support

We anticipate supporting travel for local costs (hotel and per diem) for a limited number of students and postdocs. More details coming soon!

Code of Conduct

We expect all attendees to agree with and abide by our code of conduct. Upon registration, attendees will be asked to click a box to confirm that they agree with this code. If you have concerns, suggestions, or would like to report a violation, please contact Jessie Dotson at 650-701-7040.

Scientific Organizing Committee

Coming soon!

Local Organizing Committee

  • Geert Barentsen, NASA Ames Research Center
  • Knicole Colón, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • Jessie Dotson, NASA Ames Research Center
  • Dawn Gelino, NASA Exoplanet Science Institute
  • Ellen O'Leary, NASA Exoplanet Science Institute


If you have questions regarding the conference, please send an email to