It is our great pleasure to host the next IGS Nordic Branch meeting in Iceland and hereby invite you all to participate. The meeting will be held between October 30th and November 1st at Hotel Dyrholaey (http://www.dyrholaey.is) which is located in the vicinity of Myrdalsjökulll ice cap covering the legendary volcano Katla in Southern Iceland (http://osm.org/go/e0wtWw?m=).
The conference on Gender Equality in the Arctic will broadly focus on the living condition of women and men throughout the Circumpolar North, addressing key issues such as access to and control over resources, representation in decision-making positions, political participation, regional development, human security, and material and cultural well-being. The purpose is to promote extensive, policy-relevant dialogue on gender equality issues in terms of current realities and future challenges and in the context of climatic and environmental changes and economic and social development.
This series of three workshops will include presentations and discussions of how coastal erosion on the North Slope of Alaska impacts local communities, potential responses to those impacts, related cultural and economic factors, and best practices for a long-term observing (LTO) network that could contribute to community planning and response.
The Arctic Circle is nonprofit and nonpartisan. Organizations, forums, think tanks, corporations and public associations around the world are invited to hold meetings within the Arctic Circle platform to advance their own missions and the broader goal of increasing collaborative decision-making without surrendering their institutional independence.
The U.S. National Science Foundation is sponsoring a workshop related to data visualization in the Polar Sciences. The workshop will focus on bridging the cyberinfrastructure/data visualization and polar communities and it is scheduled to be held in New York City at the Parsons New School for Design November 3-4, 2014.
The Northern Oil and Gas Research Forum is a biennial meeting with representation from government, industry, academia, Aboriginal groups and northerners from both Canada and the United States. The forum provides an opportunity to discuss current scientific research and future directions for northern oil and gas activities. The focus is on research that can be applied to support management and regulatory processes related to oil and gas exploration and development in the North.
Organizers at the Arctic Centre announce a call for papers for the Arctic Barents Symposium, entitled "Barents Studies: Past, Present, and Future." The symposium will be held 4-5 November 2014 in Rovaniemi, Finland.
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.
Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting
Online according to which session you are submitting an abstract for (see below)
The Polar Geography and Cryosphere Specialty Groups of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) announce a call for abstracts for the 2015 Annual Meeting of the AAG. The meeting will convene 21-25 April 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.
Note: To be included in the following sessions, please register on the AAG website then submit abstract and PIN to the session organizers.
Organizers of the following sessions invite presentations. Other sessions will be considered if there are sufficient submissions. Graduate students and young scholars are encouraged to apply.
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