13.07 - 15.07.2012
Portland, USA

Abstract deadline: 15 Feb 2012

This SCAR Open Science Conference will focus on SCARs dual role of science and advice to policy makers. In a change to previous conferences the first time slots (2.5 hours) of the last three days will be in plenary, with a focus on high level overarching themes we believe will be of interest to the majority of attendees:

- Antarctic Conservation Challenges in a Century of ChangePast- Present and Future Climate Evolution- Evolution and Biodiversity in Antarctica