The Australian Antarctic Division and Antarctica New Zealand will be holding the first joint Antarctic science conference in Hobart from 24–26 June 2013.

Post-conference workshops will take place on 27 and 28 June.

Titled ‘Strategic Science in Antarctica', the conference will focus on current research occurring on the icy continent and in the Southern Ocean.

Featuring a number of key note speakers, science talks, poster displays, post- conference workshops, the conference will give researchers the opportunity to collaborate and share their research.

Talks and workshops on policy, operational planning, the application process for doing research in Antarctica and science communications are also planned.

Further details will be available on the conference website as they become available.