Student Conference on Conservation Science - New York

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The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation thanks our SCCS-NY partners: 
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The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation and its partners invite graduate students, post-docs, and early-career professionals to take part in the seventh annual Student Conference on Conservation Science – New York (SCCS-NY) October 20-22, 2016. 

As a part of the only international series of conservation conferences featuring students, SCCS-NY provides opportunities for emerging scientists to professionally network, gain experience, and present and get feedback on their work. Interactions with peers as well as leaders in science, policy and management will encourage collaborations, inspire further research, and create lasting professional connections.

Prizes are awarded for overall best talk, speed talk, and poster. An additional award for outstanding work in land use and stewardship will also be presented, courtesy of the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

Last year, SCCS-NY 2015 hosted over 200 participants, representing 29 countries and 15 U.S. states. 

SCCS-NY 2015 'best presentation award' winners together with CBC Director, Ana Luz Porzecanski and Associate Director, Felicity Arengo © Roderick Mickens/AMNH

SCCS-NY 2015 'best presentation award' winners together with CBC Director, Ana Luz Porzecanski and Associate Director, Felicity Arengo © Roderick Mickens/AMNH


 

“This was a great opportunity and provided a wonderful venue to present my research.”

View the SCCS-NY 2015 Storify!

 

        

Who Should Attend?

If you're currently a graduate student, post-doc, or have worked in conservation for three years or less, we encourage you to participate! Whatever your focus - biology, social sciences, medicine, economics, architecture, the law - if it has relevance to conservation, we want to include your perspective!

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Conference Application and Registration

Applications to present at SCCS-NY 2016 are now closed, but you can still register to attend! 

               

Cost

The registration fee is $150 USD - or register by July 15th to get the $125 USD early bird registration rate! Fee includes admission to two full days of presentations, workshops, poster session and reception, resource fair, special events, daily lunches, morning and afternoon refreshments, access to American Museum of Natural History exhibitions, and discounts in Museum shops. 

*Please note: At this time we do not have funds to assist participants with travel or registration costs.

               
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SCCS in Australia, India, China, Hungary and the UK

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.

Sister conference announcement: 

The 2016 Student Conference on Conservation Science – Bengaluru, will be held at the JN Tata Auditorium, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, September 21-24. Visit the SCCS-Bengaluru website for more information on the conference and how to register to attend. Early bird registration ends June 15.

The 2016 Student Conference on Conservation Science – Hungary, will be held in Tihany, August 30 - September 2. The Abstract Submission deadline is May 30. Visit the SCCS-Hungary website for more information on the conference and how to apply.

           
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