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XIII SCAR Biology Symposium, 31 July - 4 August 2023, Christchurch, New Zealand

The organisers invite you to join us in Ōtautahi, Aotearoa (Christchurch, New Zealand), for the XIII SCAR biology symposium. Join the team and many of the world’s leading scientists and early career researchers in Antarctic biology and ecology for the first face-to-face SCAR meeting in 3 years.

This meeting will offer four days of invited keynotes, plenaries, and concurrent sessions, with a mid-week break of excursions to allow attendees to enjoy some of the most spectacular parts of New Zealand’s South Island. Satellite meetings and workshops will be held during the weekends before and after the meeting.

The conference will be enriched by the tikanga (traditions) and mātauranga (knowledge) of New Zealand’s indigenous knowledge (mātauranga Māori people) and a true dedication towards to sustainability.

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Call for abstracts opens 7th December
Open Registrations 7th December
Deadline for Abstracts 21st March
Author Acceptance 18th April (14 weeks prior)
Earlybird Closes 23rd May
Earlybird extension 30th May