Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP) Secretariat

Postal address:

c/o Gateway Antarctica​

University of Canterbury

Private Bag 4800

Christchurch, New Zealand 8140


Physical Address:

COMNAP Secretariat

7th Floor, Biology Building

(North end of the large car parking area off Forestry Road) 

University of Canterbury

Ilam, Christchurch, New Zealand 8140


Map of University of Canterbury area (Host of the COMNAP Secretariat)


Telephone:  +64 3 369 2169 (or from within New Zealand (03) 369 2169)
Fax: +64 3 364 2907
Email: info@comnap.aq or sec@comnap.aq​



Rescue Co-ordination Centres (with Antarctic coordination responsibility) points of contact:

COMNAP_ATOM_SAR Authorities and RCCs_27Jan20.pdf

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 Upcoming Events

Antarctic Aviation Workshop
COMNAP will convene the Antarctic Aviation Workshop.  The workshop will be hosted by the Australian Antarctic Division, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, on 30-31 July 2020.  Information on the project is available below. Specific information about the workshop will be available soon.
More Information: Antarctic Aviation Project
COMNAP Symposium 2020
"Antarctic Station Modernization: Future-proofing Infrastructure to Support Research and to Reduce Environmental Impact", Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 2 August 2020.  CALL FOR ABSTRACTS is now OPEN.  Deadline for abstract submission is 30 March 2020.
More Information: Abstract Submission Form
COMNAP AGM XXXII (2020) & SCAR Meetings
The COMNAP Annual General Meeting (AGM) XXXII 2020 will be held in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, hosted by our colleagues at the Australian Antarctic Division from 3-6 August 2020. 
More Information: COMNAP AGM XXXII (2020)