The University of the South Pacific, in collaboration with the Pacific Science Association, is proud to host the 12th Pacific Science Inter-Congress in Suva, Fiji from 8-12 July 2013. The main theme of the conference is “Science for Human Security & Sustainable Development in the Pacific Islands and Rim”. The focus of the 12th Inter-Congress includes physical, biological, and social sciences and encompasses terrestrial, marine, atmospheric, and social/cultural subjects and approaches in the Pacific Islands and Rim region. The Subthemes of the meeting are: * Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services, and Resilient Societies * Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Development * Food, Water, Energy, and Health Culture and Gender * Governance, Economic Development and Public Policy * Climate Change Other themes may be developed based on submission of relevant abstracts. The Inter-Congress website is now open. Registration begins on 31 July 2012.