American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Arctic Division Meeting

Event Type: 
Conferences and Workshops
When: 
26 September 2013 to 28 September 2013
Where: 
Kodiak, Alaska

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Arctic Division 2013 Annual Meeting will be held 26-28 September 2013 in Kodiak, Alaska. The 2013 theme is "Fisheries and Watersheds: Food Security, Education and Sustainability."

Future concerns about Alaska's marine resources, particularly the fisheries, revolve around the status of research and education and our ability to wisely utilize this cornucopia. The 2013 Arctic Science Conference will feature a variety of sessions focusing on marine science, sustainability, circumpolar health, and interdisciplinary education.

Abstract submissions will be accepted through May 1, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Alaska time. Please note that this deadline is considerably earlier than in previous years. For information on submitting an abstract, please go to: http://seagrant.uaf.edu/conferences/2013/aaas-arctic-science/abstract.php.

The tentative session topics are as follows:

  • Marine Biology
  • Fisheries
  • Seafood Science
  • Interdisciplinary, General and Applied Science
  • Sustainability
  • Science Education

Community Science, K-12 Interactions, and Teacher Trainings will also be offered.

Abstract submission deadline: Wednesday, 1 May 2013 at 5:00 p.m. AKDT