APECS Online Conference

New Perspectives in the Polar Sciences Call for abstracts

APECS International Online Conference

Conference Date: 16 March 2015 Event Format: Online conference (webinar) Note to HASSEG members: This conference includes a theme which might interest humanities and social science scholars. Abstract Submission Deadline: 16 February 2015 APECS webinar organizers announce a call for abstracts for our International Online Conference, “New Perspectives in the Polar Sciences,” which is scheduled for 16 March 2015. This conference will engage scientific dialogues between early career scientist from multiple disciplines and backgrounds on new research perspectives in their field of research. With increased attention on the changing polar environment and the future challenges this will bring, this conference aims to convey the broad range of new research currently being conducted internationally. Therefore, we would like to draw attention to polar researchers of this opportunity to share their current research findings. We would particularly like abstracts submitted by early career scientists, in order that they gain invaluable experience presenting their research projects to the public. There will be a $300 prize given for best presentation at this conference which has been donated by APECS.

Session Themes

  • Biological – marine/freshwater/terrestrial
  • Geological/Environmental/terrestrial cryospheric environments
  • Atmospherics/Climatology
  • Oceanography/Sea-ice
  • Cultural/Historical/Policy/Education
Abstract submission guidelines: All abstracts will be written in English. State which session you want your abstract to be submitted to (refer to sessions available above) Include a short title which summarises your presentation Abstract must be limited to 300 words Include your name and any other authors involved in this presentation Include your institution and your additional author institutions State which country and time zone you will be presenting from, so that we can find a sensible time slot for your presentation Abstract must be emailed to Rachel Downey (rachel.v.downey@gmail.com) by 16 February 2015.