Yukon College logoThe selection committee seeks poster topics on all northern themed research, including:
- Global warming consequences
- Innovative technology research
- Sociology
- Anthropology
- Conservation biology

Ten contributors will be given the opportunity to give a two-minute research introduction that conveys the key project message. An interactive poster session for all contributors will span the meeting.

The conference will focus on Yukon science and on the International Polar Year.  The agenda includes two full days of presentations and discussion about science and science communication, a scheduled day trip to Kluane National Park, and the presentation of Canada's annual science writing awards at a gala banquet.

The CSWA is Canada's national alliance of professional science communicators.  The group was founded in 1971 by a small group of science and medical reporters who recognized their role in helping other Canadians better understand the rapid changes occurring in the world.
Today, the CSWA is a national association with more than 450 members including media professionals, communications officers in science and technology institutions, technical writers and educators - all of whom are involved in communicating science and technology to non-specialist

The deadline for poster abstracts is Friday, 2 May 2008.

Send abstracts to:
Abstract Selection Committee

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Or contact:
Kristina Bergen
Phone: 800-796-8595