2020 Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference and Forum
“Visions for the Future”
April 2–4, 2020
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 Western Alaska; including economic, ecological, social, and health issues important to rural communities. This is the fourth time WAISC will be held in Dillingham, and this year’s conference focuses on the future threats and opportunities in the face of a changing climate.
- Social and Ecological Effects of Climate Change
- Southwest Interagency Meeting
- Sustainable Energy
- Pebble Mine
- Topics in Rural Education
- Sustaining community: local arts, culture, and subsistence
Call for papers
The call for papers will be posted soon. Abstract submissions for oral and poster presentations will be due March 1, 2020.
Online registration is now open. The registration fee is $130, or $105 early registration until March 1, 2020. Residents of the Bristol Bay region can enter code bristolbay during checkout to have the registration fee waived. The Friday banquet is included for those paying the registration fee, but if you are claiming the resident fee waiver and wish to attend the banquet, please select the option to purchase a $30 banquet ticket during online registration. Other attendees can also use this option to purchase a second ticket for a guest. Attendees paying the full registration fee should not purchase a banquet ticket for themselves.
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- Gabe Dunham, Alaska Sea Grant, UAF Bristol Bay Campus, (907) 842-8321
- Dr. Todd Radenbaugh, Environmental Science Professor, UAF Bristol Bay Campus, (907) 842-8363
Hope to see you there!