Special Session on Belgian Research in Antarctica Organised by the “Collège Belgique”

From September 20th to October 18th, the Palais Provincial de Namur (Belgium) will be welcoming a special session on Belgian research in Antarctica in the framework of the "Collège Belgique", an initiative of the Royal Academy for Science and the Arts of Belgium to give citizens access to scientific knowledge. Over the course of the event, 12 researchers from various fields (glaciology, biology, climatology, oceanology, astrophysics and geology) will share their knowledge of Antarctica with the public.

The session - "L'Antarctique dans tous ses états: session spéciale du Collège Belgique" - will feature 6 conferences during which the public will gain better knowledge of the various studies conducted in Antarctica. All conferences will be held in French from 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm on six different dates:

Tuesday - September 20th, 2011

Tuesday - October 4th, 2011

Wednesday - October 5th, 2011

Tuesday - October 11th, 2011

Wednesday - October 12th, 2011

Tuesday - October 18th, 2011

The session will be coordinated by Dr. Annick Wilmotte, and the full programme of the event, as well as the practical details are available online on the Royal Academy's website.

Participation is free of charge. No prior registration is necessary.