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Upcoming APECS Webinar: New Perspectives in the Polar Sciences

Conference Date: March 16, 2015 Event Format: Online conference (webinar) Abstract Submission Deadline: February 9, 2015

APECS webinar organizers announce a call for abstracts for our International Online Conference, “New Perspectives in the Polar Sciences,” which is scheduled for March 16, 2015. This conference will engage scientific dialogues between early career scientists from multiple disciplines and backgrounds on new research perspectives in their fields 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. APECS has donated $300 to award the best presentation at this conference.

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 and limited to 300 words. 1. State the session theme for your presentation (refer to sessions available above). 2. Short title which summarizes your presentation. 3. Your name and any other authors involved in the presentation. 4. Your institution and your additional author institutions 5. The country and time zone you will be presenting from, so that we can find a sensible time slot for your presentation

Abstracts must be emailed to Rachel Downey ( by February 9, 2015. Selected speakers will be notified by email on or before February 15, 2015.

The conference will be held using the GoToWebinar platform (so you can enjoy the conference behind your desk or from your couch!). Event E-mail contacts: Rachel Downey:; Scott Zolkos:, and Louise Chavarie:

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