Aug. 17-24 | 2024, Pucón, Gran Hotel Enjoy

The SCAR Open Science Conference (SCAR OSC) stands as the foremost global platform for Antarctic science. It unites hundreds of researchers and other stakeholders who showcase cutting-edge advancements, shaping the trajectory of polar knowledge. The conference focuses not only on advancing our understanding of Antarctica but also on discussing its interface with critical issues like the climate crisis and its global impacts.

The SCAR Open Science Conference 2024, themed “Antarctic Science: Crossroads for a New Hope,” is scheduled for 19-23 August 2024, in Pucón, Chile. The conference comprises of a diverse programme featuring plenary lectures, mini-symposia, parallel sessions, panel discussions, posters, and various social and excursion opportunities in Pucón and its surroundings.

The conference is planned as an in-person conference with limited hybrid facilities. The opening and closing ceremony, plenary lectures and mini-symposia will be live-streamed. The Business Meetings (17-18 & 24-25 August) and Delegates Meeting will be hybrid. The Science Group Business Meetings (21 August), poster and parallel sessions will be in-person only.