The University Magallanes together with the Chilean Society of Sea Sciences invite the XL Congress of Sciences Mar (version 2020) whose motto: “Protecting the future of ecosystems Australes ". This event will be held between the 25 and the 29 May the 2020, in the premises of the Welfare Center Teaching and Research at the University of Magallanes, in the city of Punta Arenas.

This important academic event, which it has been developed continuously for 39 years, will have as main feature the commemoration of the 500 years pass and maritime discovery of Hernando de Magallanes of the oceanic bio channel that bears his name, a global milestone of shipping between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. In this narrow Magellan, countless scientific expeditions have allowed the generation of important knowledge about marine ecosystems austral. Involving scientists hope, academic, science students the sea, ONG´s, commercial and government organizations, from various parts of Chile and other countries where the Sea Sciences have special relevance. The conference will provide participants the opportunity to update their scientific knowledge, while contributing to the training of young and new scientific researchers, as well as the dissemination of the latest advances in the development of Sea Sciences in Chile.

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For inquiries or suggestions addressed to the President of the Organizing Committee, Drag. Claudia Andrade:, and vice Maximum Frangopulos , c.c.