The 2018 Arctic Science Conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Science will be held October 9th in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. The meeting is being held in tandem with the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation (CRRF)’s annual meeting, which runs from October 10-12. The conference theme is Health and Shared Prosperity in the North.

The theme of the meeting reflects the idea that health, of both people and ecosystems, and prosperity, of both human and more-than-human arctic residents, are inexorably intertwined. This reality is at the core of Indigenous world views and lifeways, and increasingly, is being acknowledged by research and policy. At this conference, we seek to further advance the discussion of health and prosperity as a focal point for sustainable communities and development policies. Possible Conference topics include traditional scientific disciplines, science education, arctic social sciences, biomedical research, and artistic interpretation of health in the North. 

Please use the form below to submit an abstract for consideration in the program. If you would like to propose a panel or some other format, please contact AAAS Arctic President Phil Loring directly.

* 1. Please enter the title of your proposed talk

* 2. Please enter the names and affiliations of all authors, starting with the presenting author (max 6)

* 3. Abstract (200 words max)

* 4. Which categories best describe the topic of your contribution?

* 5. Do you need any special audio or video equipment for your presentation? (Computer and projector are provided)

* 6. Optional: provide a photo of the presenting author(s)

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* 7. Contact information (Presenting and corresponding author)

* 8. Are you also planning to attend the Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation meeting, immediately following AAAS? 

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