In September, students will gather in Bangalore for the 100 Presentations | 300 of Africa and Asia’s brightest conservation researchers for the Students’ Conference on Conservation Science. The Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS) – Bangalore aims to facilitate interaction, exchange of research ideas and methods, building contacts and building capacity of young researchers in all aspects of conversation science.
The conference is focused on students from South-East Asia and Africa. While everyone is welcome to the conference as attendees, students may attend as presenters. Participants who would like to attend from other countries may apply as self-funded attendees.
What Do You Gain from the Conference?
For students: The most important part of the three-day conference will be poster sessions and fifteen-minute talks by students on different aspects of conservation science. Presentations of completed as well as works-in-progress, and from economic and social as well as biological aspects of conservation, will be welcome. Besides the posters and talks, there will also be workshops, plenary talks by scientists, exhibits by conservation NGOs and agencies, and social events designed to give participants the opportunity to make new contacts in their own and related disciplines.
For conservation organizations and agencies: The conference offers an excellent forum to reach out to young, enthusiastic and capable researchers and conservationists. SCCS-BNG provides research groups working in conservation science, conservation organizations and government agencies an opportunity to inform and engage participants in their work in the interactive Who’s Who in Conservation session.
- June 10, 2013 – Abstract Submission Closes
- July 31, 2013 – Early Bird Registration Closes.
- August 20, 2013 – Workshop Registrations Open.
- September 20, 2013 – Online Registration Closes.