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2018 Student Conference on Conservation Science-New York


The ninth annual Student Conference on Conservation Science - New York took place at the American Museum of Natural History October 24-26, 2018. Over 300 students, postdocs, and early-career scientists, representing 25 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 leading conservation professionals, selected participants presented their research through 89 talk, speed-talk, and poster presentations. Participants were offered 11 in-depth, interactive workshops on a variety of conservation topics, 6 ‘behind the scenes’ museum collection tours and a Resource and Career Fair with 29 representatives from NGOs, government agencies, and universities.  



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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-Bengaluru, SCCS-Australia, SCCS-Beijing, and SCCS-Hungary.   

Major funding for the 2018 Student Conference on Conservation Science has been provided by Marshall M. Weinberg.

Conference Partners:

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Conference Contributors: 

Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Pace University  

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