Past Events

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
When: 
Tue, 06/10/2014
Where: 
Online 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT

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.

'Diversity and State of Polar Ecosystems'
When: 
Thu, 06/05/2014 to Sat, 06/07/2014
Where: 
Wroclaw, Poland

The organizing committee of the 35th Polar Symposium announce that it will be held 5-7 June 2014. It will be convened in Wroclaw, Poland, at the Training Centre of the National Labour Inspectorate.

The 2014 symposium will be entitled 'Diversity and State of Polar Ecosystems.' Anyone interested in attending will be invited after acceptance of submitted abstracts. Organizers expect special accommodations to be available for students wishing to attend the event.

Further information will be posted online as available.

When: 
Mon, 06/02/2014 to Thu, 06/05/2014
Where: 
St. Petersburg, Russia

Conference organizers announce that the 7th International Conference on Arctic Margins (ICAM VII) will be held 2-5 June 2015. The venue for this meeting will be the A.P. Karpinsky All-Russian Geological Research Institute in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The preliminary outline of the scientific themes for ICAM VII is as follows:

Snow and Ice in Mountain Environments
When: 
Tue, 06/03/2014 to Thu, 06/05/2014
Where: 
Boone, North Carolina

The 71st Eastern Snow Conference (ESC) will be held at Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA, from 3-5 June 2014. The ESC is an international organization in Canada and the United States concerned with snow and ice, in particular the origin, precipitation, accumulation, character, melt, and runoff of snow. The scientific program is open to sessions on theoretical, experimental, and operational studies of snow, ice, and winter hydrology. This year’s general theme is SNOW AND ICE IN MOUNTAIN ENVIRONMENTS, with a complementary sub-theme of ephemeral snow.

When: 
Mon, 06/02/2014 to Wed, 06/04/2014
Where: 
Bergen, Norway

The Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research at the University of Bergen in collaboration with the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory is proud to host the 2014 Ice Sheet System Model (ISSM) Workshop. The workshop will take place at the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research at the University of Bergen, located in Bergen, Norway, from Monday, June 2nd to Wednesday, June 4th, following the IGS conference in Chamonix.

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
When: 
Wed, 06/04/2014
Where: 
Online 3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

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.

When: 
Tue, 06/03/2014
Where: 
Online: 12:00-1:30PM EDT

On behalf of the Belmont Forum, we invite you to a second researcher matching webinar on Tuesday, June 3rd, from 12pm-1:30pm Eastern Time that focuses on the breadth of end users and best practices for engagement of end users in the development and implementation of research projects. The webinar features a panel of experts representing a variety of end user perspectives and organizations. Webex details, including a link to international dialing options, are below. Slides will be shown via Webex and discussion will be handled via the international phone lines provided.

When: 
Mon, 06/02/2014
Where: 
Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

The Network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management (SCRiM) links a transdisciplinary team of climate scientists, economists, philosophers, statisticians, engineers, and policy analysts to answer the question, “What are sustainable, scientifically sound, technologically feasible, economically efficient, and ethically defensible strategies for managing the risks associated with climate change?”

When: 
Wed, 05/28/2014 to Fri, 05/30/2014
Where: 
Vancouver, British Columbia

The Institute of the North is excited to announce the Northern Regions Mining Summit, to be held May 28-30 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the Pinnacle Marriott Hotel. The Summit will address the social, cultural and economic impact and opportunity of mineral resource development for Northern peoples in Alaska, Canada and Greenland. The organizing committee hopes you will consider attending and participating in what promises to be a unique forum for exploring the relationship between responsible mineral resource development and benefits to Northern peoples.

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
When: 
Fri, 05/30/2014
Where: 
Online 3:00pm to 4:00pm EDT

Stephen Tanner, Project Manager at the National Snow & Ice Data Center, will present an in-depth overview of the Satellite Observations of Arctic Change (SOAC) website (http://nsidc.org/soac/). The SOAC site exposes NASA satellite data and research on Arctic change, in the form of maps that illustrate the changes taking place in the Arctic over time.