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Abaco Science Alliance Conference

SAVE THE DATE! The next Abaco Science Alliance Conference will be held in 2018. Read below to learn more about the 2016 conference.

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Friends of the Environment will be hosting the 7th Biennial Abaco Science Alliance Conference on January 6th – 9th, 2016. The conference goals are to: provide a forum for networking and information sharing for Abaco and Bahamas-based research projects, encourage the use of research for local education and environmental management purposes, and stimulate further research in The Bahamas. Check out the ASAC 2016 Schedule!

Researchers are invited to submit contributed papers and posters on research findings in natural history and environmental science of Abaco and The Bahamas. (ASAC Call for Abstracts and Presenters Registration). Papers and posters will be accepted based on their technical merit and contribution to our knowledge of species, populations, communities, ecological processes, management practices, conservation initiatives, education models or policy issues.

ASAC 2016 Registration Form  –  Scroll down this page to register online. Those who register online will receive a receipt by email. It will be possible to register at the door as well.

ASAC School Registration Form – all teachers/schools interested in attending ASAC should complete this form and return it to FRIENDS before December 18th, 2015.

***Conference Schedule and Field Trip TBA

Are you traveling to Abaco for the conference?

The Frank Kenyon Centre has bunk rooms! Find some roommates and consider booking with us.

Rental car options:
Rental Wheels, 242-367-4643
Sea Star Car Rentals – 242-367-4887 (located adjacent to the airport)

You can pay for Registration online:
(scroll down for the most appropriate option)

$130.00
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Full conference registration, Wednesday Jan. 6th - Friday Jan. 8th. Register for two days and save! Field trips on Saturday January 9th are optional, more details TBA.


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$75.00
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Register to attend either Thursday or Friday.


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$75.00
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Presenters registration includes full conference and conference socials. Field trips are optional; more details TBA.

For more information please email: , or call 242-367-2721.