Upcoming Events

When: 
Thu, 11/20/2014 to Fri, 11/21/2014
Where: 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Indigenous people in Canada (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) experience significant health disparities on every major health indicator, including lower life expectancies and higher infant mortality rates while Indigenous peoples continue to be under-serviced for health care, and do not have the same access to healthcare providers as other Canadians.

When: 
Tue, 12/02/2014 to Thu, 12/04/2014
Where: 
Trondheim, Norway

The purpose of this Congress is to promote the conservation and sustainable use of Arctic biodiversity through dialogue among scientists, policy-makers, government officials, industry, civil society and indigenous peoples.

The goals are to:

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
When: 
Wed, 12/03/2014
Where: 
Online

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: 
Mon, 12/08/2014 to Fri, 12/12/2014
Where: 
Ottawa, Canada

The Arctic is undergoing a major transformation. Climate change and modernization are bringing important issues, including the health of Northerners, melting sea-ice, intercontinental shipping, sovereignty, resource exploitation, and the environment, to the forefront of national and international agendas. Circumpolar nations face an increased urgency to expand the observational capacity needed to formulate strategies and policies that will minimize the negative impacts and maximize the positive outcomes of this transformation.

Operational RS Applications: Opportunities, Progress and Challenges
When: 
Tue, 12/09/2014 to Fri, 12/12/2014
Where: 
Hyderabad, India

The Symposium, as one of the most important events of ISPRS Technical Commission VIII, is to provide an inter-disciplinary forum for scientists, researchers and practitioners in the field of remote sensing with the theme of the symposium on “Operational Remote Sensing Applications: Opportunities, Progress and Challenges”. The participants of the Symposium will present the latest developments and applications, discuss cutting-edge technologies, exchange research ideas, and promote international collaboration.

Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee
When: 
Thu, 12/11/2014
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: 
Mon, 12/15/2014 to Fri, 12/19/2014
Where: 
San Francisco, California

The AGU Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting more than 22,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and other leaders. For 46 years, energized and passionate Earth and space scientists from around the world gather at the AGU Fall Meeting to connect with colleagues, broaden their knowledge base, and embrace the joy of science. The 2014 meeting takes place Monday 15 – Friday 19 December 2014.

When: 
Tue, 01/13/2015
Where: 
Online

The Division of Polar Programs (PLR) and the Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) encourage proposals that will leverage the extensive National Science Foundation (NSF) investment in polar sciences and polar infrastructure for the benefit of science education in the U.S. and for the development of the next generation of polar scientists.

When: 
Sun, 01/18/2015 to Fri, 01/23/2015
Where: 
Tromso, Norway

The 9th Arctic Frontiers conference will be held in Tromsø, Norway, with the title: Climate and Energy, from Sunday 18 January to Friday 23 January 2015.

When: 
Mon, 01/19/2015 to Fri, 01/23/2015
Where: 
Anchorage, Alaska

The symposium will feature a session on the Communicating Ocean Sciences, keynote addresses, poster sessions, and workshops. As in past years, the main content of the symposium is organized by large marine ecosystem. The 2015 schedule will be:

  • Tuesday, January 20 - Gulf of Alaska;
  • Wednesday, January 21 - Bering Sea; and
  • Thursday, January 22 - Arctic Ocean.

Details of the 2015 Alaska Marine Science Symposium program will be available by mid-November. Visit the symposium website for more information.