The SCAR Open Science Conferences are held every two years to draw attention to Antarctic issues. They provide an opportunity for scientists from a variety of disciplines and countries to present their work, to network and become more involved in SCAR science activities.
If you are interested in hosting the biennial SCAR Meetings, please see:
Examples of successful bids:
- pdf Bid from Australia for Hobart 2020 (1.79 MB)
- pdf Bid from Switzerland for Davos 2018 (632 KB)
- pdf Bid from Malaysia for Kuala Lumpur 2016 (195 KB)
- pdf Bid from New Zealand for Auckland 2014 (256 KB)
9th Open Science Conference
XXXVI SCAR, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 31 July to 11 August 2020
"Antarctic Science - Global Connections"
8th Open Science Conference
XXXV SCAR, Davos, Switzerland, 15-26 June 2018
"Where the Poles come together"
Meeting Highlights by Juliana D'Andrilli, published in Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin, DOI: 10.1002/lob.10275
7th Open Science Conference
XXXIV SCAR, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 20-30 August 2016
"Antarctica in the Global Earth System: From the Poles to the Tropics"
30 August 2016339 downloads
30 August 2016494 KB206 downloads
6th Open Science Conference
XXXIII SCAR, Auckland, New Zealand, 22 August to 3 September 2014
"Global Messages from Antarctica"
03 September 2014246 downloads
03 September 20142.15 MB150 downloads
03 September 2014460 KB138 downloads
03 September 2014552 KB172 downloads
03 September 2014114 KB158 downloads
5thOpen Science Conference
XXXII SCAR, Portland, Oregon, USA, 16-19 July 2012
"Antarctic Science and Policy Advice in a Changing World"
19 July 2012219 KB124 downloads
19 July 2012244 KB131 downloads
19 July 2012552 KB186 downloads
19 July 20124.30 MB164 downloads
19 July 2012943 KB112 downloads
4th Open Science Conference
XXXI SCAR, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 3-6 August 2010
"Antarctica – Witness to the Past and Guide to the Future"
06 August 2010296 KB138 downloads
06 August 2010304 KB147 downloads
06 August 2010358 KB133 downloads
3rd Open Science Conference
XXX SCAR, St Petersburg, Russia, 8-11 July 2008
"Polar Research – Arctic and Antarctic perspectives in the International Polar Year"
2nd Open Science Conference
XXIX SCAR, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 12-14 July 2006
"Antarctica in the Earth System"
1st Open Science Conference
XXVIII SCAR, Bremen, Germany, 26-28 July 2004
"Antarctica and the Southern Ocean in the Global System"