January 22nd-26th

2018 alaska marine science
symposium

alaska's premier marine research conference

 
 
 
 
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The Alaska Marine Science Symposium

The Alaska Marine Science Symposium (AMSS), Alaska’s premier marine research conference, has been bringing together scientists, educators, resource managers, students, and interested public for over twenty years to discuss the latest marine research being conducted in Alaskan waters. Over 700 people attend this 4-day long conference held annually during the month of January. 

Each day of the conference highlights important Alaskan marine ecosystems: Arctic (Tuesday), Bering Sea & Aleutian Islands (Wednesday), and the Gulf of Alaska (Thursday). Research topics discussed range from ocean physics, fishes and invertebrates, seabirds, marine mammals, to local traditional knowledge. Since its inception, NPRB has been a proud sponsor and one of the leading organizers of AMSS.

 
 

 

Important Dates

 

Abstract Submission Opens

September 5, 2017

Abstract Submission Closes

October 6, 2017

Online Registration

October 18, 2017 — January 15, 2018

On-site Registration

January 22, 2018 — January 26, 2018

 

Plenary Sessions & Keynote
All Week

One of the Alaska Marine Science Symposium's defining features is the plenary-style format of the conference. Organized by regional themes (Arctic, Bering Sea & Aleutian Islands, and Gulf of Alaska) scientists can listen to multiple research disciplines in a single day—from ocean physics to human dimensions and everything in between. Sessions will be held at the Hotel Captain Cook

 

Poster Sessions
january 22nd-23rd

The evenings of the first two days of the Alaska Marine Science Symposium are reserved for poster sessions at the Egan Center. Poster session themes are organized by regional themes and research discipline, same as the plenary. Vendors, presenters, and conference sponsors can mingle, exchange ideas and network at one of AMSS's more popular evening events.

 

Workshops & Other Events
all week

One of the advantages of the ALaska Marine Science Symposium is the ability to network throughout the week. Hotel Captain Cook, the North Pacific Research Board, and Alaska Ocean Observing System all have meeting room spaces of various sizes to meet your meeting/workshop needs. Collaborate, network, exchange—take advantage of AMSS2018 throughout the whole week!

 

#AMSS2018

STAY ENGAGED!

 

Stay updated with the latest news and information related to AMSS. Follow the symposia each year on Twitter via @akmarinescience and use the hashtag #AMSS2018 for this year's 2018 Alaska Marine Science Symposium. To date, over 420 followers have connected to @akmarinescience. AMSS continues to become more interactive each year.

 
 
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For the past two years, the Alaska Marine Science Symposium has been going green. Our successful companion mobile app contains all of the information you will need for the conference—right at your fingertips. Enjoy abstracts, keynote bios, poster session information, workshop details and locations, and much, much more. You can even connect with your favorite social media through the mobile app. Almost half of conference attendees use this application. Join the movement!

 
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Supporting Organizations

The Alaska Marine Science Symposium is one of Alaska's largest marine conferences that takes place annually. It takes the support of many organizations to pull off such a unique event. From catering costs, facility rentals, abstract reviews, student presentation/poster awards, AMSS relies on so many dedicated personnel and financial supporters. Consider contributing to #AMSS2018, and continue the legacy of such a highly recognized conference!

Symposium Organizers

 

Symposium Supporting Organizations

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