Abaco Science Alliance Conference
Friends of the Environment hosted the 8th Biennial Abaco Science Alliance Conference on January 3rd – 6th, 2018. For more information on the conference and info on all the conference presentations, please download our ASAC Booklet. 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.
2018 Preliminary Schedule:
Wednesday January 3rd – Evening Welcome Reception and Soft Opening of The Bahamas’ first Natural History Museum
Thursday January 4th – Guest speaker, talks, posters, poster frenzy
Friday January 5th – Talks, posters
Saturday January 6th – Optional field trips
Researchers are invited to submit contributed papers and posters on research findings in natural history and environmental science of Abaco and The Bahamas. 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. Submission form here.
Community and school participation is free thanks to sponsorship by Aliv!
All teachers/schools interested in attending ASAC should complete this form before December 13th, 2017.
***Conference Schedule and Field Trip TBA
Are you traveling to Abaco for the conference?
Rental car options:
Rental Wheels, 242-367-4643
Sea Star Car Rentals – 242-367-4887 (located adjacent to the airport)
Presenters may pay for registration online:
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.