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PAGES SSC/EXCOM meeting 2020

Dates:
23.03 - 29.03.2020  
Venue:
Cape Town, South Africa
Contact person:
M-F Loutre, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

PAGES' activities are overseen by an international Scientific Steering Committee (SSC). This is its annual in-person meeting.

*Update 12 March 2020 - meeting changed to online*

In light of the COVID-19 WHO recommendations, the PAGES SSC Meeting will now be held online at various times between 23-27 March.

Venue

Cape Town University

Description

In general, the annual SSC meeting is a closed meeting for SSC members and a few invited guests; however, anyone with a particular interest in attending parts of the meeting that could be open to the community should contact Marie-France Loutre.

In addition, the Executive Committee (EXCOM) (a subset of five SSC members) will also hold a short evening meeting during this period to decide on the approval of new working groups and workshop financial support, among other items.

Symposium

*Update 12 March 2020. The Symposium has been cancelled.*

As well as the two-day SSC meeting, the schedule will also include a one-day paleoscience symposium, titled "Using long-term data for sustainability, resilience and biodiversity conservation" open to PAGES' African paleoscience community members, to be held at the University of Cape Town. Find out more here.

Schedule

Monday 23 March - arrival
Tuesday 24 March - SSC Meeting Day 1, followed by EXCOM Meeting
Wednesday 25 March - SSC Meeting Day 2, followed by SSC Dinner
Thursday 26 March - Paleoscience symposium with presentations from SSC members and South African paleoscientists
Friday 27 and Saturday 27 March - Excursion

Further information

Contact the PAGES International Project Office (IPO): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.