Upcoming Events

When: 
Mon, 11/10/2014
Where: 
Fairbanks, Alaska

The Department of Energy is pleased to announce upcoming tribal consultations and stakeholder outreach meetings on the National Strategy for the Arctic Region (NSAR), Ten Year Plan to Accelerate Renewable Energy Deployment in the Arctic Region. For additional information on the plan, visit http://www.energy.gov/indianenergy/office-indian-energy-policy-and-programs.

When: 
Wed, 11/12/2014
Where: 
Barrow, Alaska

The Department of Energy is pleased to announce upcoming tribal consultations and stakeholder outreach meetings on the National Strategy for the Arctic Region (NSAR), Ten Year Plan to Accelerate Renewable Energy Deployment in the Arctic Region. For additional information on the plan, visit http://www.energy.gov/indianenergy/office-indian-energy-policy-and-programs.

When: 
Thu, 11/13/2014
Where: 
Madrid, Spain

The University Complutense of Madrid is pleased to announce the celebration of the first Spanish Congress on the Arctic region. The Symposium aims at creating an interdisciplinary space of discussion and debate among different Arctic scientists, policy makers and stakeholders. Including academics and representatives of both Arctic and non- Arctic research Institutes, the congress will give a general overview of the most relevant issues related with the North Pole region and derived from climate change.

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
When: 
Thu, 11/13/2014
Where: 
Online 11:00am to 12:00pm AKDT

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: 
Sun, 11/16/2014
Where: 
New Orleans, Louisiana

The 2nd Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences is to be held in conjunction with SC14, Sunday, 16 November 2014, New Orleans, LA, USA.

When: 
Mon, 11/17/2014
Where: 
Online

The NOAA Marine Debris Program provides funding to catalyze the implementation of locally-driven, community-based marine debris prevention, assessment, and removal projects that will benefit coastal habitat, waterways, and NOAA trust resources. Funding for this purpose comes through the NOAA Marine Debris Program as appropriations to the Office of Response and Restoration, National Ocean Service. The funding is, in part, administered through a grant competition with the NOAA Restoration Center’s Community-based Restoration Program.

When: 
Mon, 11/17/2014 to Tue, 11/18/2014
Where: 
Anchorage, Alaska

This is the last of three in-person meetings over the course of the year which were focused on implementation and final recommendations. Final recommendations will be reviewed and the report finalized.

All meetings are webcast live at www.AKL.tv. For more information, contact Nikoosh Carlo, Executive Director at nikoosh [dot] carlo [at] akleg [dot] gov.

When: 
Tue, 11/18/2014
Where: 
Online: 10:00 am AKDT

Jackie Grebmeier (UMCES) and Sue Moore (NOAA/Fisheries) will present a webinar for the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy (ACCAP) on "A Tale of Two Synthesis Efforts: The PacMARS and SOAR Programs".

When: 
Tue, 11/18/2014 to Wed, 11/19/2014
Where: 
Los Angeles, California

The theme for this year's Symposium will be Worldwide Chokepoints and Maritime Risks. "Chokepoint" is a common military strategy term that refers to any enclosed space, corridor, or area where large numbers of personnel and/or resources are forced to pass through, with no reasonable alternate routes. Within the maritime environment, geographical features such as a strait or canal are considered chokepoints. The event is hosted by the Homeland Security Center of the University of Southern California.

When: 
Wed, 11/19/2014
Where: 
Anchorage, Alaska

The Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS) is celebrating their 10th anniversary. The celebration will include: drinks and hors d'oeurves, short films from the AOOS Film Contest and guest speakers, and highlights from 10 years of ocean monitoring in Alaska.

When: Wednesday, November 19, 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Where: Anchorage Museum, 625 C Street, Anchorage, AK
Questions: Email Darcy Dugan at dugan [at] aoos [dot] org.