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MISA8 logoThe National Antarctic Research Centre (NARC), University of Malaya, have announced the 8th Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica (MISA8)

The Malaysian International Seminar on Antarctica (MISA) is a biennial event which gathers researchers from different countries to share findings and experiences in polar research and to strengthen existing and forge new collaborations. 

The theme this year is "Polar Regions in the Global Climate System"

DATE: 18th - 20th June

LOCATION: Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia


Seminar details

As part of MISA8 the Workshop on Tropic Antarctic Teleconnections (TATE) and Workshop on State if the Antarctic Ecosystem (AntEco) will be held on the 20th June at UPM Serdang. Information and updates on the workshop available here.

MISA8 Plenary speakers

1. Prof. Dr. Timothy Naish

Director Antarctic Research Centre, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Talk: "What does the Paris Climate Agreement Mean for Antarctica and the Southern Ocean?"

2. Prof Akiho Shibata

Polar Cooperation Research Centre (PCRC), Japan

Talk: “Future and Challenges of Antarctic Governance”

3. Dr. Gwen Fenton

Chief  Scientist, Australian Antarctic Division, Australia

Talk: To be determined

MISA8 Scientific Sessions

Session I: Policy, Governance and Social Sciences and Humanities

Session II: Biology

Session III: Polar Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry

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