2018 Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference and Forum

Sharing Science and Knowledge

March 28–30, 2018
Nome, Alaska

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.

Call for Papers

Abstract deadline: Friday, February 9, 2018

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations or workshops are invited and should be submitted by Friday, February 9. For complete information, see the Call for Papers.

Travel funding

Stay tuned for information on financial assistance for travel.

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For questions

Please contact Claudia Ihl, Associate Professor of Biology, UAF Northwest Campus, Nome, (907) 443-8417, cihl@alaska.edu.

Hope to see you there!