Multiple Meeting Announcements

Date: 
21 September 2012

Multiple Meeting Announcements

1. Deadline Extended: Call for Abstracts
Third International Symposium on the Arctic Research
14-17 January 2013
Tokyo, Japan

2. Agenda and Registration Available
2012 Yukon North Slope Conference
2-4 October 2012
Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

3. Reminder: Remote Regions/Northern Development Sessions
52nd Western Regional Science Association Annual Meeting
24-27 February 2013
Santa Barbara, California

4. Second Call for Papers: Arctic Frontiers
Geopolitics and Marine Production in a Changing Arctic
20-25 January 2013
Tromso, Norway

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1. Deadline Extended: Call for Abstracts
Third International Symposium on the Arctic Research
14-17 January 2013
Tokyo, Japan

The deadline to submit abstracts for the Third International Symposium
on the Arctic Research (ISAR-3) has been extended. Abstracts will now be
accepted until 24:00(JST) Thursday, 27 September 2012. The symposium
will be held 14-17 January 2013 at the National Museum of Emerging
Science and Innovation (Miraikan) in Tokyo, Japan.

The symposium is intended to detect and clarify the recent changes in
the arctic region, and to build understanding of the essential processes
behind them. The theme for ISAR-3 is "Detecting the Change in the Arctic
System and Searching the Global Influence." All colleagues, including
scientific and technical researchers, decision makers, and students are
welcome.

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations should be a maximum of 500
words (one page) and submitted as a PDF. To submit an abstract, please
go to: https://www.gakkai-web.net/gakkai/pcow/isar/ab/index.html.

Notification of acceptance will be made to participants by the middle of
October.

Extended deadline for abstract submission: 24:00 (JST) Thursday, 27
September 2012 (Japan Time/GMT+9:00).

For further information, please go to: http://www.jcar.org/isar-3/.

For questions, please contact the Japan Consortium for Arctic
Environmental Research Symposium Secretariat at jcar-office@nipr.ac.jp.

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2. Agenda and Registration Available
2012 Yukon North Slope Conference
2-4 October 2012
Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

Organizers of the 2012 Yukon North Slope Conference announce
availability of the agenda and open registration for the meeting to be
held 2-4 October 2012 in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada.

The conference is organized to facilitate improved approaches to
conservation management in the Arctic. The 2012 conference theme,
"Pathways to Arctic Innovation - Arctic Wildlife Conservation and
Co-Management Lessons Learned and Future Challenges," will focus on
wildlife conservation and management challenges, innovative solutions,
and how these interact with aboriginal resource use and rights.

To register for the conference, please go to:
https://northslope.leafsolutions.ca.

For further information about the conference and to download the agenda,
please see: http://tinyurl.com/http-YukonNorthSlopeConf2012.

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3. Reminder: Remote Regions/Northern Development Sessions
52nd Western Regional Science Association Annual Meeting
24-27 February 2013
Santa Barbara, California

The 52nd Annual Meeting of the Western Regional Science Association
(WRSA) will be held 24-27 February 2013 at Fess Parker's Doubletree
Resort in Santa Barbara, California.

The WRSA meeting includes a series of Remote Regions Northern
Development sessions to accommodate social scientists who have a special
interest in research on economic, social, political, and cultural issues
in remote, sparsely settled regions in the circumpolar north and
elsewhere. Organizers have issued a general call for papers from social
scientists doing research in northern and other remote regions.

Examples of specific topics include: the consequences of new technology;
the effects of government expenditures; the conditions for success or
failure of development projects; relations between the subsistence and
market economies; regional benefits and costs of development; economic
integration and cultural preservation; community development; changing
social patterns; Native sovereignty and federalism; migration; and
institutional change and resource governance in remote regions. Papers
on any topic consistent with the general theme are welcomed.

Organizers also welcome special sessions and are particularly interested
in sessions that address a particular theme from the perspective of a
number of countries or regions. Please contact Greg Protasel
(GP@uaa.alaska.edu) if you are interested in organizing such a session.

Information about association membership, registration, hotel
reservations, and related matters will be distributed to those
responding to the call for papers.

To submit a paper, please send a copy to Greg Protasel via email
(GP@uaa.alaska.edu) or mail to:

Department of Public Administration
College of Business and Public Policy
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, Alaska, USA 99508

Submission deadline: Thursday, 1 November 2012.

For further information, please go to: http://www.wrsa.info.

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4. Second Call for Papers: Arctic Frontiers
Geopolitics and Marine Production in a Changing Arctic
20-25 January 2013
Tromso, Norway

Organizers of the Arctic Frontiers 2013 announce a second call for
papers for the conference entitled "Geopolitics and Marine Production in
a Changing Arctic," which will be held 20-25 January 2013 in Tromso,
Norway.

The conference brings together representatives from science, politics,
and civil society to share perspectives on how upcoming challenges in
the Arctic may be addressed to ensure sustainable development. Arctic
Frontiers 2013 will focus on the current status, challenges, and future
perspectives of arctic geopolitics, security, and marine productivity.
The sessions scheduled for 20-22 January will focus on policy.

The scientific section of the conference, scheduled for 23-25 January,
will be held under three parallel sessions:

- Geopolitics in a changing arctic
- Marine harvesting in the Arctic
- Arctic marine productivity

Interested scientists are invited to submit abstracts for both oral and
poster presentations.

Abstract submission deadline: Wednesday, 24 October 2012.

For further information, including online registration, abstract
submission, and to download the complete call for papers, please go to:
http://www.arcticfrontiers.com/.

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