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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!
Friday, February 21, 2020
- Keynote speaker
- A full day of presentations and discussion
- Lightning talks
- Optional pre-symposium activities (Thursday, February 20).
Lunch and refreshments during breaks will be provided.
Until January 29—early-bird discounts:
As of January 30—regular price:
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.
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 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.
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.
Canadian Museum of Nature
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