Multiple Meeting Announcements

Date: 
10 October 2012

Multiple Meeting Announcements

1. Open Registration and Call for Posters
10th National Student Conference on Northern Studies
1-3 November 2012
Val-d'Or, Quebec, Canada

2. Session Announcements and Calls for Abstracts
Polar Geography and Cryosphere Special Sessions
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
9-12 April 2013
Los Angeles, California

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1. Open Registration and Call for Posters
10th National Student Conference on Northern Studies
1-3 November 2012
Val-d'Or, Quebec, Canada

Organizers of the 10th National Student Conference on Northern Studies
announce a call for posters and open registration for the meeting to be
held 1-3 November 2012 at the Universite du Quebec en
Abitibi-Temiscamingue (UQAT) in Val-d'Or, Quebec, Canada.

The 2012 conference, entitled "Nikan: The Future of the North," will
include discussions on the future of the North in response to climate
change, and major socioeconomic and geopolitical issues. Presentation
topics will include northern people; the changing north; the economy,
employment, and training; public health; the biophysical environment and
natural resources; politics; and northern research.

Students enrolled in graduate and undergraduate studies at Canadian
universities are invited to submit proposals for poster presentations in
northern studies disciplines including human and social sciences, health
sciences, and natural sciences and engineering. Limited financial
assistance is available for students who are making presentations at the
conference.

Submissions for proposed posters should include the title of the poster;
name, positions, and full contact details of all authors; and an
abstract of 400 words maximum. Proposals should be submitted by email
to: sce2012@uqat.ca.

Submission deadline: Monday, 15 October 2012.

For registration information, please go to:
http://www.uqat.ca/sce2012/?lang=en&menu=registration.

For further information about the conference, please see:
http://www.uqat.ca/sce2012/?lang=en&menu=home.

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2. Session Announcements and Calls for Abstracts
Polar Geography and Cryosphere Special Sessions
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
9-12 April 2013
Los Angeles, California

The Association of American Geographers (AAG) announces the Polar
Geography and Cryosphere special sessions topics and calls for abstracts
for the 2013 AAG Annual Meetings. The meetings will be held 9-12 April
2013 in Los Angeles, California.

Polar Geography and Cryosphere special sessions include the following:

- Health and Human Development in the Arctic, organized by Andrey Petrov
(andrey.petrov@uni.edu);
- Climate Change and its Impact in the Polar Regions, organized by
Andrey Petrov (andrey.petrov@uni.edu);
- Urbanization in the Arctic, organized by Andrey Petrov
(andrey.petrov@uni.edu);
- The Greenland Ice Sheet, organized by Robert Hellstrom
(rhellstrom@bridgew.edu);
- New Advances in Cryosphere Research, organized by Robert Hellstrom
(rhellstrom@bridgew.edu);
- Cryospheric and Polar Educational/Field Experiences for Students,
organized by Robert Hellstrom (rhellstrom@bridgew.edu); and
- Polar Geography and Cryopshere poster session, organized by Andrey
Petrov (andrey.petrov@uni.edu) and Robert Hellstrom
(rhellstrom@bridgew.edu).

Other sessions will be considered if there are sufficient submissions.
Graduate students and young scholars are encouraged to apply.
Presentations with complete documentation will be considered for
publication in the journal "Polar Geography"(see:
http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/tpog20/current).

Prior to submitting an abstract to one of the sessions, please register
for the AAG annual meeting and obtain a PIN. To submit an abstract to a
session, please send the text and your PIN to the session organizer.

To register for the 2013 AAG annual meeting, please go to:
http://www.aag.org/.

Abstract submission deadline for all sessions: Wednesday, 24 October
2012.

For further information, please contact:
Robert Hellstrom
Email: rhellstrom@bridgew.edu
Phone: 508-531-2842

Timothy Heleniak
Email: timheleniak@amergeog.org
Phone: 718-624-2212

Andrey N. Petrov
Email: andrey.petrov@uni.edu
Phone: 319-273-6245

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