The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) will hold its 5th APECS International Online Conference on 15 May 2019. This year’s theme, “Breaking Barriers: Promoting Interdisciplinarity in Polar Science” aims to encourage collaboration between early career scientists from varied disciplines, working in the polar and alpine regions.

Abstract submission to the conference is now open and you can submit either an oral presentation (15 minutes with 5 minutes for questions), or a flash talk (5 minutes with 2 minutes for questions). Abstracts should be written in English, no longer than 250 words, and submitted by 22 March 2019 at 23:59 GMT.

All sessions of the online conference will be recorded live and made available in video format post-conference. For more information and to submit your abstracts go to the APECS website. For questions, please contact


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