13th Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference and Forum
“Visions for the Future”
May 13–14, 2021
Update posted May 5, 2021
The SWIM and WAISC 2021 agenda is now available.
The 13th 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 year’s conference focuses on the future threats and opportunities in the face of a changing climate.
The Southwest Interagency Meeting (SWIM) will be held Wednesday, May 12, in conjunction with WAISC.
- Social and ecological effects of climate change
- Water and soil sciences
- Sustainable energy
- Topics in rural education
- Sustaining community: local arts, culture, and economy
Call for abstracts
The WAISC 2021 call for abstracts closes April 15.
Thanks to a generous sponsorship from Alaska EPSCoR, we are pleased to announce complimentary registration for the first 100 attendees to sign up for this year’s conference.
Those who have already registered and paid before April 8 will also receive complimentary registration, and will automatically receive a refund of fees paid before the end of April.
The registration fee after the first 100 registrants is $15. Residents of the Bristol Bay region can enter code bristolbay during checkout to have the registration fee waived.
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- Gabe Dunham, Alaska Sea Grant, UAF Bristol Bay Campus, (907) 842-8321