Polar Science, Technology, Archaeology, and Heritage
10, 11 and 12 April 2024
Snow Hill Island - The Winter Station by Dag Avango, 2020
About the Conference
This pioneering conference will explore how to enhance the integration of polar scientific research and heritage conservation in the context of a changing global climate.
The conference is ideal for, but not limited to, those engaged with polar: climatology, geoscience, biology, polar programmes, heritage policy, governance and conservation.
The ICOMOS International Polar Heritage Committee, the University of Canterbury’s Gateway Antarctica and UiT, Norway’s Arctic University will facilitate this hybrid conference.
The final day of the conference will bring the various themes of science, technology, archaeology, and heritage to bear on our rapidly changing polar climate.
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Information & insight
How can polar science and heritage conservation endeavours be enhanced through research collaboration?
Technology & techniques
How can polar remote sensing, robotics, and information processing be better utilised and shared?
Antarctica & the Arctic
How can scientists and heritage conservation experts in Antarctica and the Arctic further integrate their respective endeavours?
Registration deadline March 31st 2024
In the event of financial hardship, virtual attendance will be at no cost. If this is the case, please email the conference organisers requesting a waiver.
Submission deadline February 29th 2024
Abstract decisions and notifications will be made by March 21st 2024
Fees cover the cost of the venue, catering (tea and coffee and two light meals) and a dinner on campus
- In-Person Attendee $150.00 NZD
- Virtual Attendee $25.00 NZD
Payment of the fee will be through the University of Canterbury. You will receive a link, for the payment, when you have registered.