Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

 

Polar Week logo2 01The September equinox is soon approaching and that can only mean… it’s time to get ready for APECS International Polar Week!

Join us in celebrating the icy and Polar Regions of the world, and create further awareness of the science and activities being conducted in the Arctic and the Antarctic.

The APECS International Polar Week September 2019 is shaping up to be an exciting party! From the 23 to 29 September, we will be featuring some great activities organized by Polar early career researchers from around the world. This seven-day programme includes

We encourage you to share your own experiences with us using the hashtags: #PolarWeek, #ScientistsWhoSelfie, #PolarSTEAMM, #PolarArt, #PolarFilmFest. Don’t forget to seek out and help organize local events through your National Committees!

We encourage all APECS members and National Committees to organize their own activities. Let’s promote and profile all those great APECS members, mentors and educators that help us to understand better the Polar Latitudes! We would like to promote your activities, so please submit details through this form

Find out more below about the events happening around the world and how to participate. If you have any questions, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thank you for celebrating APECS International Polar Week September 2019 with us!

Conferencia Iberoamericana Online 2019

APECSIberoamThe Conferencia Iberoamericana Online aims to create a space where Polar Early Careers Researchers and Educators from Spanish-speaking countries can share their work in their native language among peers and interested public. This event is an opportunity for multidisciplinary learning and international networking breaking the barriers of language, bringing together enthusiastic people with an interest in the Polar Region and Cryosphere.

The Conferencia Iberoamericana Online will be on Thursday 26 September, 2019, starting at 19:00 GMT.

The deadline to submit abstracts is on 20 September at 23:59 GMT

See the call for abstracts (in Spanish) and more information about the conference on the conference website.

For enquiries, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Polar Week activities around the world

Find out about all activities happening around the world on our APECS International Polar Week activities page.

You are organizing an activity that is not listed yet? Just fill out the form below so we can add it to our list of events. If you do have any questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Ideas for Participating in Polar Weeks

Polar WeeksYou can find others some good suggestions for education and outreach activities in the Polar Outreach Catalogue on the APECS website or have a look at the Polar Resource Book - Polar Science and Global Climate: An International Resource for Education and Outreach. You can contact the APECS Polar Weeks Group with questions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We'd love to know what you are doing for Polar Weeks. Send pictures and stories to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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