See below for activities and opportunities organised by the INGSA-Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Chapter (INGSA-LAC)

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INGSA-LAC 2020 Science Advice Essay Competition – NOW OPEN

Following the success of the 2019 Science Advice Essay Competition, INGSA-LAC are once again inviting essays on the status of scientific advice to regional, provincial, municipal or national legislative and executive branches across Central America, South America and the Caribbean. 

The winners of the competition will be invited to participate in a seminar at CILAC in Buenos Aires. Up to US$700 of their travel and accommodation costs will be covered to attend.

See the competition page for more information, in English and Spanish.



Science Advice Capacity Building Symposium and Workshop – Bogotá, Colombia

The Latin America and Caribbean Chapter of INGSA, and the Colombian Academy of Physical, Exact and Natural Science held a Science Advice Capacity Building Symposium and Workshop in Bogotá, Colombia on August 22nd and 23rd, 2019.

See the event page for the workshop report and workshop resources.



INGSA-LAC Science Advice Essay Competition – WINNERS

INGSA is proud to announce the 10 winners of the 2019 INGSA Latin America and the Caribbean Science Advice Essay Competition. Thank you to everyone that submitted an essay to the competition and congratulations to all of the winners!

To see the winners and to download all their essays, see the announcement page