Arctic Ambitions IV is Alaska's premier Arctic business conference! This unique international event brings together corporate executives and senior government officials from around the Arctic region and the world. It focuses on trade, commerce and investment and serves as an excellent networking venue to promote your business interests in the region.
For more information and to register, please use the link above.
Eran Hood (University of Alaska Southeast) and Shad O'Neel (USGS Alaska Science Center) will present "Icefield-to-Ocean Linkages Across the Aorthern Pacific Coastal Temperate Rainforest Ecosystem" on Tuesday, 10 March at 10:00am AKDT. Rates of glacier mass loss in the northern Pacific coastal temperate rainforest (PCTR) are among the highest on Earth, and changes in glacier volume and extent will impact the flow regime and chemistry of coastal rivers, as well as the nearshore marine ecosystem of the Gulf of Alaska.
Silver Spring, Maryland or Online via Webinar: 5 pm EDT
The Arctic is increasingly recognized by the United States as a strategically and environmentally important region. NOAA research supports interagency efforts to understand and manage this vast landscape.
Margaret Murie Building, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska
The Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks hosts a weekly 'Friday Life Science Hour' most Fridays during the academic year. Seminars are held from 3:00-4:00 pm AKST and are free and open to the public. The March 6, 2015 seminar is "Decision Analysis: A Vital Communication Tool for Natural Resource Management," by Mark Lindberg (UAF-IAB), Tom Paragi (ADF&G), and Angela Matz (USFWS). Abstracts, biographies and the seminar calendar are online at: www.iab.uaf.edu/events/lsss.php.
On Wednesday, March 4, 2015, Ocean Leadership’s annual Public Policy Forum will be held at the Reserve Officers Association building on Capitol Hill. This year’s theme is Predicting and Preparing for a Changing Arctic and will feature panels with experts from around the country and remarks by several Members of Congress. A draft agenda can be found here. The topics to be discussed include forecasting a changing Arctic environment, the science needs for stakeholders, and emerging issues for impacts beyond the Arctic.
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Thomas Jung, AWI, Germany
2 March 2015 at 16 CET
Webinar ID: 120-183-315
The first webinar in this series on 2 March at 16 CET with the title "Polar Weather Prediction" will introduce Professor Dr. Thomas Jung, a polar meteorologist, who is leading international efforts to improve polar weather and climate prediction.
Co-chaired by the Québec Government and the Nordic Council of Ministers, the International Symposium on Northern Development, organized in collaboration with Université Laval, will be held from February 25 to 27 2015 in Québec, at the Québec City Convention Centre.
The Symposium gathers representatives of the Nordic countries, of academia, of inhabitants from the North, including aboriginal Nations, as well as representatives from the world of business and industry, for exchanges on knowledge, experiences and visions associated on sustainable development of the North.