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Arctic Biodiversity in Canada and Beyond

Symposium: February 21, 2020

 

Climate change is affecting Arctic biodiversity, and it will pose major challenges for Arctic species in the future.

This one-day science symposium will bring together a diverse group of stakeholders to focus on Arctic biodiversity—now and in the future—in Canada and globally.

Arctic Biodiversity in Canada and Beyond is organized by the Centre for Arctic Knowledge and Exploration at the Canadian Museum of Nature.

The speakers at the symposium will present in English.

Ticket sales close on February 14, 2020, so don't hesitate in case you miss out!

Symposium Program

Friday, February 21, 2020

  • Keynote speaker
  • A full day of presentations and discussion
  • Posters
  • Lightning talks
  • Optional pre-symposium activities (Thursday, February 20).

Symposium program.

Registration

Lunch and refreshments during breaks will be provided.

Fees
Until January 29—early-bird discounts:
General: $50
Student: $25
Post-Doc: $25

As of January 30—regular price:
General: $75
Student: $35
Post-Doc: $35

 

Present Your Work

When you buy your ticket to the symposium, you will have the opportunity to apply to present a poster and/or lightning talk.

Application deadline: February 10, 2020.

We will follow up to confirm your spot.

Posters
All participants in the symposium are invited to present a poster on their work related to Arctic biodiversity.

Feel free to re-purpose an existing poster.

When you complete the online application form, you will be asked to provide the following information about your poster:

  • poster title
  • author(s)
  • author affiliation(s)
  • a short abstract (140 words maximum).

Poster dimensions: Further information to come.

We will provide the materials to affix your poster to the poster board.

Lightning Talks
Participants in the symposium are invited to deliver a lightning talk—a one-minute presentation on their work in the Arctic. (Maximum 30 speakers).

When you complete the online application form, you will be asked to provide the following information about your lightning talk:

  • your name
  • your affiliation
  • the title of your talk.

No slides will be allowed.

Contact Us

Kasia Majewski
kmajewski@nature.ca

Symposium Location

Canadian Museum of Nature
240 McLeod Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Directions.

The Organizers

Jeff Saarela, Ph.D.
Director
Centre for Arctic Knowledge and Exploration
Canadian Museum of Nature
jsaarela@nature.ca

Mark Graham, Ph.D.
Vice-President
Research and Collections
Canadian Museum of Nature
mgraham@nature.ca