The SCAR Open Science Conferences are held every two years, in even years. The next conference will be in Malaysia in August 2016.
SCAR symposia are held every four years and have a focus on a particular community. They are the SCAR Biology Symposia (last held in 2013) and the International Symposia on Antarctic Earth Sciences (ISAES), the next of which (ISAES XII) will be held in 2015 in India.
(Biennial Open Science Conference and SCAR Business Meetings)
Report on XXVIII SCAR Science Week 2004 (First Open Science Conference)