Science Atlantic Environment Conference

The Science Atlantic Environment Conference (SAEC 2021) is an opportunity to present your research, learn about your peers’ research, and interact as well as network with students and professors in the Atlantic Provinces. All students and faculty with an interest in the environmental science can attend.

This year’s conference is co-hosted by Cape Breton University and the University of New Brunswick (Fredericton). It will be fully virtual, and will have talks by students as well as poster sessions. There will be social and networking activities, a plenary speaker, and prizes for student work.

Important Dates

February 8, 2021- March 8, 2021: Registration Open. Cost is $20.

February 8, 2021- February 28, 2021: Abstract Submission will be open. Please register when you submit your abstract. All the requirements for abstracts and posters are listed on the submission page. Abstracts, posters, and presentations will be accepted in French or English.

March 3, 2021: Posters will have to be submitted in pdf format to the conference organizers on or before March 3, 2021 in order for them to be displayed. Further details will be provided after you submit your abstract for a poster.

March 12, 2021: ALL presenters (oral and poster) must attend a presenter orientation and technology check.

March 13, 2021: The conference will be held Saturday March 13th from approximately 8:30am to 4:30pm, with social and other activities in the late afternoon to early evening.

SPECIAL “PECHA KUCHA SPEAKER” SLOTS will be available for up to 5 students. These will be filled by application, the first 5 students who apply when they submit their abstract and register will get a spot. A Pecha Kucha presentation follow a 20×20 format, where you have 20 images, and 20 seconds to talk about each one to tell your research story (6 min 40 s). There will be a special prize (new, specific to this virtual year) reserved for this category for brave souls who want to do something a bit different.

Check out the official event page for more information.