Charting a Path to U.S.: Leadership in the Far North
Fri, 01/30/2015 to Sat, 01/31/2015
The second annual Arctic Encounter Symposium will challenge participants to tackle the shared interests and concerns of the United States and the global community as we look north to the last emerging frontier – the Arctic. Leading experts, CEO's, and thought leaders from the science, technology, maritime, and energy sectors, will gather to challenge the status quo dialogue, critically address challenges to realizing the Arctic's full potential and collaborate on solutions. Participants will include key industry leaders, policy makers, and regional stakeholders.
Every year Georange together with Nordic Publishing invite decision-makers from parliamentary committees and government agencies, authorities, experts and other interested parties from the Nordic mining and mineral industry, as well as representatives from the financial sector, to focus on today’s industry – its possibilities and increased importance for developments in trade and industry. The seminar will be arranged in conjunction with the annual Västerbotten Weeks at the Grand Hôtel in Stockholm.
For more information, please visit the conference website.
Six consecutive free public science lectures will be given by University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. in the Westmark, Fairbanks, Gold Room. January 27th, Michael West will present "The Next Big Earthquake." This is an all ages event.
The symposium will feature a session on the Communicating Ocean Sciences, keynote addresses, poster sessions, and workshops. As in past years, the main content of the symposium is organized by large marine ecosystem. The 2015 schedule will be:
Tuesday, January 20 - Gulf of Alaska;
Wednesday, January 21 - Bering Sea; and
Thursday, January 22 - Arctic Ocean.
Details of the 2015 Alaska Marine Science Symposium program will be available by mid-November. Visit the symposium website for more information.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces that a funding opportunity is available within the Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) field campaign.
NASA Terrestrial Ecology research addresses changes in Earth's carbon cycle and ecosystems using space-based observations in order to improve understanding of the structure and function of global terrestrial ecosystems, their interactions with the atmosphere and hydrosphere, and their role in the cycling of the major biogeochemical elements and water.
This workshop is designed to catalyze relationships, understandings, and collaborations between early career disciplinary researchers in the earth, atmospheric, ocean, and polar sciences and scientific discipline based education researchers (DBERs) in the geosciences. These relationships are critical for two reasons: (1) to address the foundational educational research needed on how people learn geoscience content and develop into expert geoscientists, and (2) to facilitate early career geoscientists in enhancing the broader impacts of their geoscience research.
IARPC Collaboration Teams meet on a regular basis to implement the Arctic Research Plan: FY 2013-2017. Most meetings are open to the Arctic research community. Collaboration teams facilitate communication and collaboration between Federal agencies, the academic community, industry, non-governmental organizations, and State, local and tribal groups.
Contact Sara Bowden, bowden [at] arcus [dot] org, if you would like to join this meeting.
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