University of the South Pacific
The University of the South Pacific will host the 12th Pacific Science Inter-Congress next year in Suva, Fiji. The over-arching theme of the meeting is “Science for Human Security & Sustainable Development in the Pacific Islands and Rim”.
The focus of the 12th Inter-Congress includes physical, biological, and social sciences and encompasses terrestrial, marine, atmospheric, and social/cultural subjects and approaches in the Pacific Islands and Rim region.
The Subthemes of the meeting are:
Both abstracts and session proposals are now being accepted. Interested researchers or scientists are encouraged to submit their abstract proposals by clicking here, or for session proposals here. Alternatively, prospective presenters can send their proposal to the Local Organizing Committee by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and copied to email@example.com.
The First Circular announcing the Inter-Congress is available here.
Registration rates are listed below.
Registration Fees for Fiji Inter-Congress
|Registration Type||PSA Member||Non-PSA Member||Student/Science Teachers|
|Early Bird||Standard||Early Bird||Standard||Early Bird||Standard|
|Registration Fee||FJD 550
|Accompanying Person(s) Fee||FJD 180
|Late or Onsite Registration Fee||FJD 775
8 August 2012
30 August 2012
28 February 2013
31 March 2013
30 April 2013
15 May 2013
Local Organizing Committee:
Dr. John Bythell, Professor [and] Pro Vice Chancellor (Research & International), USP [and] Director of the 12th Inter-Congress
Dr. William Aalbersberg, Professor [and] Chair of Local Scientific Committee, USP
Ms. Raijieli Bulatale, Chair of Local Secretariat, USP
Dr. Jito Vanualailai, USP representative on the PSA Executive Board
Anitelu St John Mata, Conference Planner, USP
Amerita Ravuvu, Special Projects Officer, USP
International Program Committee:
Dr. Nancy D. Lewis, PSA President [and] Director of Research, East-West Center
Dr. Chang-Hung Chou, PSA Vice President [and]
Dr. Makoto Tsuchiya, PSA Secretary-General and Treasurer [and] Professor, University of the Ryukyus
John Burke Burnett, Executive Secretary, Pacific Science Association
Dr. Marie-Lise Chanin, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique /Institut Pierre Simon Laplace
Dr. Soottiporn Chittmittrapap, National Research Council of Thailand
Dr. Valentin Sergienko, Russian Academy of Sciences - Far Eastern Branch
Dr. Jito Vanualailai, University of the South Pacific
Eric Clua, Chargé de Mission à la Recherche et la Technologie (DRRT) Polynésie française