Events

Events for 2017  
10th November New and future science from South Georgia and the surrounding seas
A full day event at the Aurora Cambridge, the British Antarctic Survey’s new innovation and conference centre. Presentations, by scientists who are actively involved in research, will be pitched for the membership of the Association and others who have a wide range of knowledge and expertise relevant to the Island but not all of whom are scientists. The progamme will be accompanied by an exhibition of artwork and photographic images related to South Georgia.

Painting by Bruce Pearson
Registration by 20 October 2017 please.
Registration fee for the event includes tea, coffee and lunch: £30
Drinks reception and supper at the British Antarctic Survey’s Icebreaker: £30
Registration form here.

PROGRAMME
1000-1030 Registration
1030–1055 Keynote address: Martin Collins - former Chief Executive of the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
1055-1120 What could we get from Antarctica: the potential for exploiting biodiversity: Melody Clark and Lloyd Peck - British Antarctic Survey
1120-1150 Tea/coffee
1150-1215 Methane seepage from shelf troughs off South Georgia: results from RV Meteor’s recent cruise: Katrin Linse - British Antarctic Survey
1215-1240 South Georgia whales - recovery from whaling: Jennifer Jackson - British Antarctic Survey
1240-1305 Assessing fishery impacts at South Georgia using underwater cameras: Mark Belchier and David Barnes - British Antarctic Survey
1305-1405 Lunch
1405-1430 Atmospheric Waves and Science in South Georgia and Antarctica: Alan Gadian, Barbara Brooks and Ralph Burton - National Centre for Atmospheric Science
1430-1455 Tectonic history of the Scotia Sea and South Georgia: Teal Riley - British Antarctic Survey
1455-1520 Marine plastics pollution: Claire Waluda - British Antarctic Survey
1520-1550 Tea/coffee
1550-1615 History of Antarctic Lakes: Dom Hodgson - British Antarctic Survey
1615-1640 South Georgia: a sentinel for the impact of climate change in the sub-Antarctic: Mike Pinnock - British Antarctic Survey
1640-1650 Thanks and announcements
1700-1800 Drinks and snacks reception in the exhibition area
1800-1930 Sit-down supper in the Icebreaker
EXHIBITION
Bruce Pearson: Paintings - South Georgia
David Tipling: South Georgia in monochrome
Peter Fretwell: Latest South Georgia map
Paul Rodhouse: Paintings - South Georgia

Painting by Bruce Pearson