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2008 Alaska Park Science Symposium in conjunction with
Beringia Days 2008 International Conference

Schedule

The Alaskan Inupiaq dance group Paava will preform at the open cultural event on Wednesday, 15 October 2008.

The Alaskan Inupiaq dance group Pavval performed at the open cultural event on Wednesday, 15 October 2008.

The NPS 2008 Alaska Science Symposium took place from 14-16 October 2008 at the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center located in Fairbanks, Alaska. All participants had to register to participate in the conference.

 

The general schedule was as follows:
  • Tuesday, 14 October 2008 – General Sessions and Poster Session with Reception
  • Wednesday, 15 October 2008 – General Sessions and Open Public Cultural Event
  • Thursday, 16 October 2008 – General Sessions
Fee Categories:
Before 1 September 2008 After 1 September 2008
Regular (3 conference days) $150.00 $180.00
Student (3 conference days) $75.00 $90.00
One Day Pass $75.00 $90.00
One Day Student Pass - $30.00
Open Public Cultural Event Free Free

If you are planning to only attend the Poster Session and Reception with a registered participant you will be asked to pay $25 at the door. Please register for the Poster Session and Reception in advance online.

Poster Session and display

Poster size and presentation requirements: If possible, please limit your poster size to 4' x 4' (1.25 m x 1.25 m).  If you need anything in addition to this, please send an email to nps@arcus.org.

There was a poster session on Tuesday afternoon, 14 October 2008, and the posters was displayed for the full three days of the meeting. Display boards, push pins, T-pins, etc., were provided at the poster display site.

Open Reception and Public Cultural Event

An open public reception was held on Wednesday evening at 5:30 p.m., 15 October 2008 at the Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center. The Morris Thompson Cultural and Visitors Center is located at 122 First Avenue in Fairbanks, only a few blocks from the Westmark Fairbanks Hotel and Conference Center. We encourage all meeting participants to attend.