2018 Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference and Forum
“Sharing Science and Knowledge”
March 28–30, 2018
The annual Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference (WAISC) aims to bring together local and indigenous knowledge of subsistence–based communities and other scientific research relevant to the Bering Strait region, including environmental and health issues important to rural communities. This is the third time WAISC will be held in Nome. This year’s conference focuses on how science and traditional knowledge is effectively communicated within rural communities.
Registration now open
Registration is open online. The registration fee is $75, and a ticket for the banquet on March 29 can also be purchased for $25. Residents of the Bering Strait region can enter code bering-res during checkout to have the fee waived.
Call for Papers
Abstract deadline: Thursday, March 1, 2018
Abstracts for oral and poster presentations or workshops are invited and should be submitted by Thursday, March 1. For complete information, see the Call for Papers.
Stay tuned for information on financial assistance for travel.
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Claudia Ihl, Associate Professor of Biology, UAF Northwest Campus, Nome, (907) 443-8417, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gay Sheffield, Alaska Sea Grant, UAF Northwest Campus, Nome, (907) 443-2397, email@example.com
Hope to see you there!