REMINDER - 51st AAAS Arctic Science Conference - 2000

Date: 
17 August 2000

REMINDER - 51st AAAS ARCTIC SCIENCE CONFERENCE - 2000
WHITEHORSE, YUKON, CANADA
21-24 SEPTEMBER 2000

The 51st Arctic Science Conference of the American Association for the
Advancement of Science (AAAS) is accepting early conference registration
through Monday, 21 August 2000. The conference theme is "Crossing
Borders: Science and Community." The conference is hosted by the Yukon
Science Institute.

**LAST DAY FOR EARLY REGISTRATION IS: 21 August 2000

The program is now on the web site at
http://taiga.net/arctic2000/program.html and abstracts are being added
over the next few days.

PROGRAM SUMMARY

THURSDAY, 21 September afternoon:
Plenary Session: Crossing Borders
Reception

FRIDAY, 22 September - Concurrent Sessions:
-Traditional, Local and Science-based Knowledge in Research and
Management
-Prospects and Challenges of Community-based Monitoring and Research
-Dinosaurs and Plant Distributions
-Environmental Protection
-Science Policy and International Initiatives
-Climate Change Networking

SATURDAY, 23 September - Concurrent Sessions:
-Science Education
-Co-operative Management
-Traditional Knowledge in Education
-Wildlife, Fish and Arctic Biology
-Communicating Science in the North
-Atmospheric and Aquatic Sciences
-Climate Change in Kluane/St. Elias
-Global Change

Closing and Entertainment Evening

SUNDAY, 24 September: Field Trips

For more information see the web site listed below or contact:

Conference Chair: Joan Eamer, joan.eamer@ec.gc.ca
OR Wanda at 867/633-5269

http://www.taiga.net/arctic2000
Email: arctic2000@taiga.net