Conferences and Events


Science Atlantic hosts annual academic student conferences in a number of disciplines.
Approximately 1,000 undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members attend these events each year.

Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science (MSCS) Conference

Oct. 31 to Nov. 1, 2020
Host: Saint Mary’s University
This was a virtual event

Atlantic Universities Geoscience Conference (AUGC)

Nov. 21, 2020
Host: University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
This is a virtual event

Atlantic Universities Physics and Astronomy Conference (AUPAC)

February 5 to 7, 2021
Host: Dalhousie University
This is a virtual event

Science Atlantic Environment Conference (SAEC)

Date to be determined
Virtual event

Aquaculture & Fisheries, and Biology (AFB) Conference

March 2021
Host: Cape Breton University
Virtual event

Science Atlantic Nutrition and Foods Conference (SANFC)

March 2021
Host: St. Francis Xavier
Virtual event

Psychology Conference

May 2021
Host: MUN - Grenfell
Virtual event


Date and location to be determined

Speaker Tours

Several of our science committees partner with other organizations to host annual speaker tours of notable scientists.  Each tour visits a minimum of three different post-secondary institutions in Atlantic Canada. Lectures are free and open to all interested.

Please note, due to COVID-19, all in-person speaker tours have been cancelled for the remainder of 2020. Updates will be posted when available. 

Chemistry Speaker Tour

Physics Speaker Tour

co-sponsored by the Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP)

View tour details on the CAP website

Women in Science Tour

Geology Speaker Tour

Co-sponsored by the
Atlantic Geoscience Society (AGS)