SCAR and the Chilean Antarctic Institute are pleased to invite you to the 11th SCAR Open Science Conference, scheduled to take place in Pucón, Chile, from 19-23 August 2024.

Abstract submission for the 11th SCAR Open Science Conference is now open.

Abstracts can be submitted electronically via the conference website, There is no abstract submission fee. Before submitting your abstract, take a look a look at the submission guidelines and list of 50 parallel sessions to find the best match. The parallel sessions cover a wide range of themes from the Physical Sciences, Geosciences, Life Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences as well as Cross-disciplinary topics. 

The abstract submission deadline is Monday, 4th March 2024 at 23:59 UTC.

The conference, themed "Antarctic Science: Crossroads for a New Hope" is hosted by the Chilean Antarctic Institute and comprises of a diverse programme featuring plenary lectures, mini-symposia, parallel sessions, panel discussions, posters, and various social and excursion opportunities in Pucón and its surroundings.

Call for abstracts
Conference website -

Important dates

 24 January 2024:  Abstract submission opens
 4 March 2024:  Abstract submission closes
 Spring 2024:  Registration opens
 17-18, 21, 24-25 August 2024:  SCAR Business Meetings in Pucón
 19-23 August 2024:  11th SCAR Open Science Conference in Pucón
 26-28 August 2024  XXXIX SCAR Delegates' Meeting in Punta Arenas

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We look forward to seeing you in Pucón in 2024!

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