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III International scientific and practical conference

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

Training Center "Forum", 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 nature protection». The conference will take place FROM 17 TO 19 SEPTEMBER 2018 in the Training Center "Forum", Kryzhovka 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.
  • Medical and biological studies and problems of prevention of the polar settlement territories.
  • 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:

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

To participate, you should:

  • by July, 10 2018 register;
  • by August,1 2018 submit article.
  • by September, 1 2018 г. pay the registration fee.

Conference Venue:

Training Center "Forum" (see map).

To learn more about the conference venue, please visit the website of the Training Center "Forum" (website).

The registration will be held on September, 17 (8.30–10.00 a.m.) in Minsk city, at the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, 220072, Akademicheskaya str., 27 (metro station «Academy of Sciences») (map).

After the registration there will be organized the departure of participants to the Сonference Venue.


Article guidelines:

  • The entire volume of article is up to 7 pages (including tables, figures and bibliography).
  • Page margins: top, bottom and right – 2 cm, left – 3 cm.
  • Font – Times New Roman, 14 ppt; 1,0 spaced. The paragraph indentation is 1.25 sm.
  • The title should be printed in capital letters in the center of the line, below in one line the initials and surnames of the authors are printed, below – the organization, the city and e-mail.
  • References to the literature to be given in square brackets in the text. The bibliography should be sorted in alphabetical order.
  • Tables and illustrations should correspond to the width of the main text. Tables should be simple and formatted with standard Word tools. The number of illustrations is no more than 4.
  • Legal aspects of activities in the Antarctic Treaty System.

  • Submitted articles will be published in Conference Proceedings. The authors are responsible for the materials provided for the conference. Organizing and Scientific Committees reserve the right to specify the type of presentation (plenary lecture, oral report, poster communication), to reject article, which do not meet the conference thematic, formal criteria or deadline.

    THE REGISTRATION FEE IS 20 USD

    The registration fee covers the expenses for the publication of the Conference Proceedings, the package of the conference participant, transfer from Minsk to the venue, coffee breaks. Each publication in the conference proceedings should be paid separately.


    The expenses for travel and accommodation are paid by the participants of the conference independently or by the organizations that send them.

    Payment details

    Account information for payments in USD:

    Recipient: SSPA «The scientific and practical center for bioresources»

    UPN 100217257.

    Belarusbank

    Belarus, Minsk, branch № 529

    SWIFT/BIC AKBBBY21529

    Checking account: BY06 AKBB 3632 9184 7205 5550 0000

    Purpose of payment: registration fee «Antarctica–2018»


    Account information for payments in EUR:

    Recipient: SSPA «The scientific and practical center for bioresources»

    UPN 100217257.

    Belarusbank

    Belarus, Minsk, branch № 529

    SWIFT/BIC AKBBBY21529

    Checking account: BY56 AKBB 3632 9184 7208 4550 0000

    Purpose of payment: registration fee «Antarctica–2018»

    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, lead 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, deputy director of the National Antarctic Scientific Center of Ukraine, 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;

    Yevgeniy V. Moiseenko – doctor of science, head of the Department of the Biomedical Research in Antarctica, the National Antarctic Scientific Center of Ukraine, Ukraine.

    Please tell your colleagues about the conference and invite them to join you in Belarus!

    PDF PROGRAM OF THE CONFERENCE

    PDF 3-rd Announcement(401 Kb)

    PDF 2-nd Announcement (357 Kb)

    PDF 1-st Announcement (211 Kb)

    DOC Template of the article formatting (1,45 Mb)


     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
    July 10, 2018.

    Article Submission deadline
    August 1, 2018.

    Registration fee payment deadline
    September 1, 2018.



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