The National Antarctic Research Centre (NARC), University of Malaya, have announced the 8th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica (MISA8)
The Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica (MISA) is a biennial event which gathers researchers from different countries to share findings and experiences in polar research and to strengthen existing and forge new collaborations.
The theme this year is "Polar Regions in the Global Climate System"
DATE: 18th - 20th June
LOCATION: Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 17th May 2019
As part of MISA8 the Workshop on Tropic Antarctic Teleconnections (TATE) and Workshop on State if the Antarctic Ecosystem (AntEco) will be held on the 20th June at UPM Serdang. Information and updates on the workshop available here.
MISA8 Plenary speakers
1. Prof. Dr. Timothy Naish
Director Antarctic Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Talk: "What does the Paris Climate Agreement Mean for Antarctica and the Southern Ocean?"
2. Prof Akiho Shibata
Polar Cooperation Research Centre (PCRC), Japan
Talk: “Future and Challenges of Antarctic Governance”
3. Dr. Gwen Fenton
Chief Scientist, Australian Antarctic Division, Australia
Talk: To be determined
MISA8 Scientific Sessions
Session I: Policy, Governance and Social Sciences and Humanities
Session II: Biology
Session III: Polar Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry