Event Type
Conferences and Workshops
Event Dates
2024-04-02 - 2024-04-04
Nome, Alaska

The 16th Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference (WAISC) brings together people invested in sharing information important to rural communities in Western Alaska through Western Alaska knowledge and science.

The 2024 conference will highlight needs to maintain strength, health, and subsistence lifestyles while moving forward during rapid transitions within the environment, ecology, and industries of Western Alaska. A conference priority is the continued sharing of knowledge across cultural boundaries.

WAISC topics include (but are not limited to):

Climate and weather
Oceans, lakes and rivers
Ecology and wildlife
Resource development
Reindeer herding
Human and community health
Sharing knowledge and communications