2013 Student Conference on Conservation Science - New York

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The fourth annual Student Conference on Conservation Science-New York (SCCS-NY) was held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York from October 7-9, 2015. Over 200 students, postdocs, and early-career scientists, representing 53 countries and 25 U.S. states, got together at the museum to take part in the only international series of conservation conferences featuring students.

Emerging conservation scientists were provided with opportunities to present and get feedback on their work, gain experience and make contacts to help them launch their careers. In addition to plenary talks, panel discussions and mentorship from 51 leading conservation professionals, selected participants presented their research through 90 talks, speed talks and poster presentations. Participants were offered 7 in-depth, interactive workshops on a variety of conservation topics, and a Resource and Career Fair with more than a dozen representatives from NGOs, government agencies, and universities. 

The Student Conference on Conservation Science-New York 2015 was organized by the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History in partnership with the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Science, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Princeton University, the Earth Institute of Columbia University, and University of Cambridge. The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation is grateful to the Edgar M. Cullman, Jr. Family and Vivian Donnelley, Strachan Donnelley Family Charitable Lead Unitrust for their generous support of this conference.       

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SCCS-New York is a sister conference to the highly successful SCCS-Cambridge. Begun in 2000, the conference series now includes SCCS-NY, SCCS-BengaluruSCCS-Australia, SCCS-Beijing, and SCCS-Hungary.

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