Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


We are pleased to announce that the 6th annual Students in Polar and Alpine Research Conference - SPARC 2020 will be held in Brno, Czech Republic, on the 23-24 April 2020. 

If you are a student or Early-Career Researcher (<3 years after PhD defense), you are cordially invited to attend our conference which serves as a platform for presenting your research, as well as for exchanging experiences and strengthening the bonds within a community of Polar and Alpine scientists, within the fields of both bio- & geosciences.

You can find the 1st announcement with information on invited speakers and noteworthy dates on our Facebook or website. Do not hesitate to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are looking forward to welcoming you in Brno at SPARC 2020!

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APECS International Directorate
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Huginbakken 14
9019 Tromsø
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