20th Student Conference on Conservation Science

Event Date: 
26 Mar 2019 - 09:00 to 28 Mar 2019 - 17:00
Type: 
Member Events

SCCS is aimed at young researchers working in university departments, conservation organisations, and resourcemanagement agencies. Approximately 200 postgraduate students (and similar-stage researchers) attend the conference each year, from a broad range of disciplines in conservation, including ecology, genetics, geography, sociology and economics.

Conference Costs

The conference feeis £80 (this includes registration, carbon offset, lunches, tea and coffee, and three evening events).

Invited speakers

Dr Benis Egoh
CSIR, Pretoria

Professor Carlos Peres
University of East Anglia

Christiana Figueres
former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Professor Rhys Green
University of Cambridge

The three day event consists of around 30 short talks and 100 posters presented by young researchers. Workshops help build practical skills. Social events provide lots of opportunities to network. 

Applications will open in August 2018.