Communities of Change - Building an International Polar Year Legacy (9th Annual ACUNS International Student Conference on Northern Studies)
October 2 to 5, 2009
Yukon College - Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
Call for Abstracts
The Student Organizing Committee for this international student conference, hosted by Yukon College in partnership with the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS) and the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS), in partnership with Yukon College, are inviting Abstracts that encompass the following areas:
1. The impact of sustainable development, economic activity and polar law on communities, governance and natural habitats.
2. The use of natural, physical and social sciences to help understand the causes and effects of the changing polar climate.
3. Changes to polar marine and terrestrial communities over the short and long term.
4. Changes in research communities and how research is undertaken in the Polar Regions.
The ACUNS-APECS: Communities of Change – Building an IPY Legacy Conference will highlight research occurring at both poles, including interactions between the cryosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, atmosphere and society.
Inter-disciplinary sessions will be arranged based on the number and breadth of Abstracts submitted.
Submission Deadline: April 15, 2009
For guidelines and more information about the Abstract Submission and the conference in general, please visit: www.communitiesofchange.ca
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