Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

The International Science Organising Committee (ISOC) for SCAR's 2020 Open Science Conference is drawing up a preliminary list of session titles. To help us inform our discussions we are inviting you to submit brief ideas for sessions you would like to see at this event. 
Please send your ideas (one line only at this stage please) by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you are interested in convening or helping with the suggested session in any way please include this in your email. Also please specify what type of session you think would work best (e.g. parallel session/mini symposium)
Please do not send detailed proposals. You will get a chance to do this in Spring 2019 when we will circulate an the first conference circular with an initial list of proposed sessions.  As a guide, your ideas could fall under the overarching themes listed below (but they do not have to). 
List of overarching themes
Antarctic and Southern Ocean Ecosytems
Understanding and observing the oceans
Antarctic Ice Sheet, evolution and future 
Earth Science, geology, geophysics
Atmosphere and Climate in Antarctica
Astronomy and Astrophysics in Antarctica
People in Antarctica - from human biology to human history
Antarctica and Sea Level Rise
Teleconnections anAntarctica in the global system
State of the Antarctic Environment - human pressures and pollution
Climate variability and trends
Mapping and geographical databases 
Antarctic law and international jurisdictions 
Choosing the future of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean  
Human footprint in Antarctica
Harnessing emerging technologies for Antarctic science - from robotics to remote sensing
International interdisciplinary initiatives 

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