Antarctic Science Conference

Registrations close on the 27th of January!

Register for the 2021 Antarctic Science Conference and SIRG Understanding Mountain Climate II Conference here

The Antarctic Science Conference will run from the 9th to 12th of February, showcasing the latest findings from New Zealand’s Antarctic research programme.

Antarctic Science Conference/ SIRG Porgramme

Programme

Session Themes

Presentation info

Ten-minute Pecha-Kucha style oral presentations:

Presentations should be limited to 10 slides, and automatically advance at one minute per slide. Screen format is 16 x 9 (widescreen). Our suggested format for the slides is:

Slide 1: Title, author, acknowledgements and introduction of your team and topic

Slide 2: Why is this work important? (context)

Slides 3, 4, 5: Key findings

Slide 6: Significance of the findings (what difference have you made)

Slides 7 and 8: How the findings were made (methods)

Slide 9: Addressing the theme – Connecting through Change

Slide 10: Wrap up

*Insider tip: if you finish speaking before the slide automatically advances, there will be the option to manually advance to the next slide

Three-minute ‘lightning talk’ oral presentations:

Presentations should be limited to three slides, and include what you are doing and why it matters, but the format (i.e. how long to spend on each slide) is up to you.

Our suggested format for the slides is:

Slide 1: Title, author, acknowledgements and introduction of your team and topic

Slide 2: Why is this work important?

Slide 3: Key findings or how the findings will be made (methods)

Poster presentations:

Posters are to be A0 portrait format (32.7 x 45.4 inches or 83.0 x 115.4 cm). Posters will remain on display throughout the conference with two dedicated poster sessions. Presenters will be asked to be available for questions during one of two poster sessions.