APECS Nordic Workshop: "Connecting Early Career Researchers and Community-driven Research in the North"

Event Type: 
Conferences and Workshops
When: 
7 April 2014 to 8 April 2014
Where: 
Helsinki, Finland

The APECS Workshop "Connecting Early Career Researchers and Community-Driven Research in the North" is part of the APECS Nordic Project "Bridging Polar Early Career Researchers and Indigenous Peoples in Nordic Countries" funded in part by the Nordic Council of Ministers (Norden). The workshop will bring together key stakeholders including mentors and experts and Early Career Researchers and Indigenous peoples, youth and local expert representatives among indigenous peoples, senior scientists, key representatives of international organizations and other media. Please visit the workshop website for a draft agenda and more information! Results from the workshop will be summarized and compiled into a report and translated into Norwegian, Swedish, Russian, Sami and Danish and made available on the APESC Nordic webpage. Workshop participants are also encourage to attend parts of the Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) 2014 and the Arctic Observing Summit.
Speakers include: Gail Fondahl, PhD from UNBC , Canada, Arja Rautio, MD PhD from uni Oulu, Finland, Heidi Eriksen MD PhD, Utsjoki Health Centre, Finland, Anna Afanasyeva, Indigenous Peoples Adviser, International Barents Secretariat, Norway, and many more to be confirmed over the coming weeks.