Multiple Meeting Announcements

Date: 
22 August 2013

Multiple Meeting Announcements

1. Call for Abstracts Extended
19th International Symposium on Polar Sciences
16-18 October 2013
Incheon, Republic of Korea

2. Call for Registration
Arctic Collaborative Environment Technical Meeting
9-10 September 2013
Fairbanks, Alaska

3. Call for Registration
5th Polar Shipping Summit
26-27 February 2014
London, United Kingdom

4. Call for Registration
Arctic Energy Summit
8-10 October 2013
Akureyri, Iceland

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1. Call for Abstracts Extended
19th International Symposium on Polar Sciences
16-18 October 2013
Incheon, Republic of Korea

Organizers of the 19th International Symposium on Polar Sciences
announce an extended call for abstracts. The conference will convene
16-18 October 2013 at the Korea Polar Research Institute in Incheon,
Republic of Korea

The International Symposium on Polar Sciences is held annually and is
intended to build better understanding and consensus on the progress and
future of polar research programs. The theme of the 2013 symposium is
"Toward Better Understanding of Climate Changes in the Arctic." The main
objectives of this symposium are to examine the causes and impacts of
rapid warming in the Arctic and to understand the potential feedback
processes observed in the atmosphere, ocean, and terrestrial ecosystems.

To submit an abstract, go to:
http://symposium.kopri.re.kr/registration.html.

Extended abstract submission deadline: Saturday, 31 August 2013.

For further information, including registration and abstract submission
instructions, the tentative schedule, links to accommodations and
transportation information, and to download the second circular, go to:
http://symposium.kopri.re.kr/overview.html.

For additional information on the symposium, go to:
http://symposium.kopri.re.kr.

For questions, contact:
Seonung (Sunny) Choi
Email: suchoi@kopri.re.kr
Phone: +82-(0)-32-770-8431

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2. Call for Registration
Arctic Collaborative Environment Technical Meeting
9-10 September 2013
Fairbanks, Alaska

Organizers announce a call for registration for the Arctic Collaborative
Environment (ACE) Technical Review and Interchange Meeting (TRIM). The
meeting will convene 9-10 September 2013 at the International Arctic
Research Center (IARC) in Fairbanks, Alaska

ACE is an internet-based, open-access, Arctic-focused, information
exploitation, environmental research, and decision-support system. It
integrates data from existing remote sensing assets, products from
existing and new environmental models, and in-situ reporting to provide
monitoring, analysis, and geo-referenced visualization based on earth
observation data and modeling.

Goals of the meeting include providing general background for the ACE
project; familiarizing users with the current system and its
capabilities, training users to utilize the system; stimulating
discussions on potential applications to support researchers, Arctic
related educational activities, and proposal opportunities; and
identifying potential new partners for collaborative investigations,
proposal opportunities, and timeframes for action.

Participation is limited to 40 individuals.

Registration deadline: Monday at 7:30 a.m. (AKST), 9 September 2013.

To register for the meeting, go to:
http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7774067445.

For further information about ACE, go to: https://ace.arsc.edu.

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3. Call for Registration
5th Polar Shipping Summit
26-27 February 2014
London, United Kingdom

Organizers of the 5th Polar Shipping Summit announce a call for
registration. The summit will convene 26-27 February 2014 in London,
United Kingdom.

The goal of the Polar Shipping Summit is to create awareness of
international commercial shipping to the North American region and
promote understanding of international polar shipping activities. The
summit will address key developments in transport and regulation in the
Arctic as well as commercial, communication, and safety issues.
Particular emphasis will be put on evaluating potential opportunities in
the region.

To download a brochure and agenda, go to:
http://tinyurl.com/PolarShippingSummit.

For further information about the summit and registration, go to:
http://www.wplgroup.com/aci/conferences/eu-mas5.asp.

For questions, please contact:
Mohammad Ahsan
Email: mahsan@acieu.net
Phone: +44(0)-207-981-2503

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4. Call for Registration
Arctic Energy Summit
8-10 October 2013
Akureyri, Iceland

Organizers of the 2013 Arctic Energy Summit announce a call for
registration. The conference will convene 8-10 October 2013 in Akureyri,
Iceland.

The summit is a multi-disciplinary forum for industry officials,
scientists, academics, policy makers, energy professionals, and
community leaders to collaborate and share leading approaches on Arctic
energy issues. The 2013 summit will explore energy extraction,
production, and transmission in the Arctic that supports the peoples of
the north, while recognizing global and regional trends and market
forces.

For further information about the summit, registration information, and
to download an agenda, go to: www.arcticenergysummit.com.

For questions, contact:
Geoffrey R. Cooper
Email: gcooper@institutenorth.org
Phone: 907-786-4663