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III International scientific and practical conference

«The natural environment of Antarctica: ecological problems and nature protection»

Raubichi, Belarus, 17–19 September 2018

Information about the conference

The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
State Scientific and Production Amalgamation
«The Scientific and Practical Center for Bioresources»
State Scientific Institution «The Institute for Nature Management»
State Institution «The Republican Center for Polar Research»

Dear Colleagues!

We would like to invite you to participate in the III International scientific and practical conference «The natural environment of Antarctica: ecological problems and protection». The conference will take place FROM 17 TO 19 SEPTEMBER 2018 on the premises of the Training Center of the Republic of Belarus National Bank, Raubichi township, Minsk region, Belarus.


Conference Languages: Russian, Belarusian, English.


The main topics of the Conference are as follows:

  • Ecological problems and protection of Antarctic natural environment.
  • Study of Antarctic biota; modern methods and approaches.
  • Climatic, meteorological and aerospace researches in Antarctica.
  • Geological, geophysical, glaciological and paleogeographic researches in Antarctica.
  • Development of the instrumentation base for scientific research in Antarctica.
  • Antarctic logistics, infrastructure, safety.
  • Legal aspects of activities in the Antarctic Treaty System.
  • Promoting the international scientific cooperation in the Antarctic.

The forms of participation in the conference:

  • Speech at the plenary session (up to 20 min).
  • Speech at the section (up to 10 min).
  • Poster presentation.

Conference Venue:

The Training Center of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus (see map).


Organizing Committee

Сhairman:

Yury H. Hihiniak – PhD, docent, lead researcher of the Sector of Fauna Monitoring and Cadaster, the Scientific and Practical Center for Bioresources.

Co-chairs:

Vladislav Ye. Miamin – PhD, lecturer of the Department of Microbiology, the Biology Faculty, Belarusian State University;

Dmitry A. Lukashanets – PhD, senior researcher of the Laboratory of Hydrobiology, the Scientific and Practical Center for Bioresources.

Members:

Alexey A. Haydashov – head of the Belarusian Antarctic Expedition; deputy director of the Republican Center for Polar Research;

Sergey V. Kakareka – doctor of science, chief of the Laboratory of Transboundary Pollution and Climatology, the Institute for Nature Management;

Vladimir H. Levashkevich – doctor of sciences, Deputy Academician-Secretary of the Department of Chemistry and Earth Sciences, the NAS of Belarus;

Igor M. Pilshchikov – director of the Republican Center for Polar Research;

Vladimir N. Drabo – head of the Belarusian Fund of Extreme Expedition Support «Pole», current member of the Arctic Academy of Sciences;

Anna V. Vysochenko – PhD, head of the Management Group of Scientific and Technical Programs.


The scientific committee of the conference:

Сhairman:

Vladimir F. Loginov – doctor of science, professor, academician of the NAS of Belarus, principle researcher of the Laboratory of Transboundary Pollution and Climatology, the Institute for Nature Management.

Co-chair:

Oleg I. Borodin – PhD, docent, general director of the Scientific and Practical Center for Bioresources.

Members:

Mihail Ye. Nikiforov – doctor of science, professor, academician of the NAS of Belarus, principle researcher of the Laboratory of Molecular Zoology, the Scientific and Practical Center for Bioresources;

Alexander K. Karabanov – doctor of science, academician of the NAS of Belarus, director of the Institute for Nature Management;

Vladimir P. Kurchenko – PhD, lead researcher of the Laboratory of Applied Problems in Biology of the Department of Zoology, the Biology Faculty, Belarusian State University;

Alexander V. Klepikov – PhD, deputy director of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, head of the Russian Antarctic Expedition, Russia;

Valeriy V. Lukin – head of the department «Interaction with authorities of the Antarctic Treaty System» of the Russian Antarctic Expedition Logistic Center, Russia;

Valeriy A. Litvinov – PhD, director of the National Antarctic Center, Ukraine;

Sergey V. Goriachkin – doctor of science, head of the Department of Geography and Soil Evolution, the Institute of Geography, Russia;

Sergey R. Verkulich – doctor of science, head of the Department of the Polar Region Geography, the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Russia.


Abstracts of presentations will be published in Conference Proceedings.

The Organizing Committee reserves the right to specify the type of presentation (plenary lecture, oral report, poster communication), to reject abstracts and papers, which do not meet the conference thematic, formal criteria or deadline.


To participate in the Conference please complete registration procedure and submit abstract prepared in accordance with established guidelines via on-line registration system.

THE REGISTRATION FEE IS 20 USD

Registration fee covers the cost of conference hall and equipment rent, transfer of participants to conference venue, attendance of all conference sessions and events, publication charges, delegate pack and badge, coffee-breaks, welcome party.

Please, find in the 2nd Announcement further information about terms of participation, registration fee payment, hotel booking.

Please tell your colleagues about the conference and invite them to join you in Minsk.

PDF 1-st Announcement (101 Kb)


 Contact information 

State Scientific and Production Amalgamation
«The Scientific and Practical Center for Bioresources»

Address: Akademicheskaya str, 27,
220072, Minsk,
Belarus

Phone/fax: +375 (17) 284-15-93


Contact phones:

+375 (17) 284-15-85

+375 (44) 719-49-13
Dmitry Lukashanets;

+375 (29) 342-74-52
Vladislav Miamin.

E-mail: belantarct_2018@biobel.by



 Key Dates                   

Registration deadline
will be completed.

Abstract Submission deadline
will be completed.

Deadline of Manuscript Submission for plenary / oral presentations
(only by invitation of the organizing committee)
will be completed.


Registration fee payment deadline:
• with abstract (full participant)
will be completed.

• without abstract (attendant)
will be completed.



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