Conference Application and Registration

If you are a graduate student, post-doctoral fellow, or early-career professional pursuing or considering the field of conservation science, you don't want to miss the 2018 Student Conference on Conservation Science-New York!

The 9th annual SCCS-NY will take place at the Museum October 24-26, 2018. Please note that applications to present are now closed and registration is for attendance only. Attendees will have access to all presentations, workshops, panels and events.

March 1
Online application and abstract submission process begins
April 15
Extended abstract submission deadline!
May 29
Abstract selection notifications will be sent out
July 31
Registration deadline for confirmed presenters
August 10
Early-bird registration deadline for attendees

Please note:

  • Submitted Abstracts will be reviewed and notifications sent to presenters via email the week of May 14.
  • Deadline for invited presenters to confirm involvement and pay registration is Friday, July 31. Payment must be made by this date or your name will be removed from the program.
  • Early bird registration is $125 and closes on August 10. After that, the registration fee is $150 USD. Note that seating is limited, so register early to reserve your place!

Registration Form

  • All relevant fields must be completed in full.
  • After submitted your application you will receive an email with a summary of your application. Please keep this email for your records.

The non-refundable early bird registration fee is $125 USD (before August 10). Regular registration fee is $150 (after August 10). Registration includes all conference activities, coffee breaks, lunches, and receptions.

Contact information
First Name:
Last/Family Name:
Primary Email:
Secondary Email:
Note: Your email address will become your access code for registration, workshop enrollment and, (for Presenters) feedback on your work. Please be sure that it is entered correctly, checked frequently, and will be valid through November 2015.
Phone Number (optional):
Note: If you choose to provide a phone number include area code and, if outside the US, add country and city code.
Country of Citizenship:
Note: If you are a citizen of more than one country, select your primary
Background Information
Are you applying as a student, post-doc, or early-career professional? If you are currently enrolled in an academic program, please register as a student.
I am:
Current Student
Non-Student or Early-Career Professional
Non-Student or Early-Career Professional
Please note eligibility requirements:
Post-Doc (3 years or less since receiving doctoral degree)
Early-Career Professional (3 years or less working in conservation field)

Please provide information about your current professional affiliation.
Affiliation's Name:
Your Title:
Current Student
Please provide information about your current/most-recent academic affiliation.
University, College, or Institution:
Type of Academic Program:
Undergraduate Master's program PhD program Other
Program Title:
e.g., Master's of Science, Master's of Environmental Management
Field of Study:
e.g., Ecology, Conservation Biology, Interdisciplinary
Your Current Year of Enrollment:
1st year 2nd year 3rd year 4th+ year
Please include the year it was granted:

Please indicate if you are a current student or alum of one of these programs:
AMNH's Science Research Mentoring Program (SRMP)
Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program, Northern Arizona University
Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program, University of California Santa Cruz
Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program, University of Florida
Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program, University of Michigan
Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program, University of Washington
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Travel Support
Limited funds may become available to assist participants with travel costs. Priority will be given to presenting participants from groups historically underrepresented in conservation. Check here if you are interested in receiving information about this potential source of travel support.
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