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.
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. February 24, Todd Brinkman will present "Changing Relationships Among Alaska Hunters, Wildlife, and Habitat." This is an all ages event.
The National Maritime Foundation (NMF) is India's premier maritime think-tank and undertakes research across the complete continuum of ocean related activities. The NMF brings forth for discussion maritime issues of importance to policy makers across the world and provides a common platform for discourse between maritime related institutions, organizations and disciplines. Towards this end, the Foundation organizes its' Annual Maritime Power Conference (AMPC) during February-March every year. The NMF invites the public to attend the event.
The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) is hosting an informational webinar entitled "ICARP III: Integrating Arctic Research—A Roadmap for the Future." This event is scheduled for Wednesday, 18 February 2015 and is open to anyone interested in learning more about the 3rd International Conference on Arctic Research Planning (ICARP III).
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. February 17, Eric Stevens will present "Weather Satellites and Alaska". This is an all ages event.