Fellows in Caribbean Academic Leadership
FCAL 2022 Conference
November 18, 2022

Marine Station

St. George's University

True Blue, Grenada

Learn from conservation leaders in the Caribbean and from around the world


The first annual FCAL conference took place on November 19, 2021. It included plenaries from keynote speakers actively engaged in local and global marine conservation; invited talks from regional experts and alumni from different sectors in the Caribbean; workshops on tools to enhance visual and written communication skills; and a panel where Marine, Wildlife & Conservation Biology alumni from St. George's University discussed their experiences navigating academia, NGOs, and government. The overwhelming positive feedback from attendees highlighted the need for such an event and the next one will take place on November 18, 2022. 


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Deadline: Friday, November 4, 2022 8PM

We invite students, alumni, faculty, and local and regional experts practicing conservation biology, or engaged in habitat management and environmental health to present their work. 
We invite submission of abstracts for consideration as either 12-minute presentations or 5-minute lightning talks. 

12-minute talk followed by a 3-minute question period. Original research will be prioritized. If abstract is not accepted, ensure to indicate if you would like to do a lightning talk or poster instead. 

5-minute lightening talk with a static slide followed by a 15-minute question period for all session speakers. Targeted towards a general, non-specialized audience. Great for topics that pertain to a wider audience from multiple different sectors.