Themes

  • Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services, and Resilient Societies;

    • Biodiversity:
    • Landscape Ecology
    • Ecosystem services and Coupled Human-Natural Systems
    • Applied Biotechnology and Biomimetics
    • Bioinformatics and Genomics
    • Museums and Data for Natural Resource Management

     

    Information and Communications Technologies(ICT) For Sustainable Development;

    • Distance Learning
    • Tele-Medicine
    • Online Science
    • Science Communication & Data Visualization
    • Bridging Science and Society

     

    Food, Water, Energy and Health;

    • Food Security in Island States
    • Water Resource Management
    • Access to Green Energy in Island States
    • Improving Health Care in Remote and Less Developed Areas
    • Emerging and Infectious Diseases

     

    Society, Culture and Gender;

    • Capacity Building for Development and Human Security
    • Performing Arts and Maintaining Cultural Traditions and Resources
    • Gender and Human Security
    • Women and Science

     

    Governance, Economic Development and Public Policy;

    • Policy for Human Security
    • Growing Sustainable Economies
    • Regional Economic Integration
    • Building More Effective Governance Structures
    • Microfinance

     

    Climate Change and Impacts;

    • The State of Climate Research
    • Climate Change Adaptation
    • Coastal Zone Management
    • Natural Hazards and Disaster Management

     

    Oceans;

    • Coral Reefs
    • Ocean Acification
    • Fisheries
  • Critical Dates

     

    • August 8th, 2012 Call for Abstracts
    • August 30th, 2012 Registration Opens
    • February 28th, 2013 Early Bird Registration Closes
    • March 31st, 2013 Deadline for Abstract Submission
    • April 8th, 2013 Announcement of Abstract and Session Proposal Acceptances
    • May 31st, 2013 Accommodation Bookings closes
    • May 31st, 2013 Standard Registration Closes
    • July 8th, 2013 Late/Onsite Registration