Upcoming Events

When: 
Thu, 11/06/2014 to Fri, 11/07/2014
Where: 
Washington, DC

The regular Fall Meeting of the PRB will take place November 6-7, 2014 at the National Academies Keck Center, Room 208, in Washington, DC. The agenda will be posted in the coming weeks.

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: 
Thu, 11/13/2014 to Fri, 11/14/2014
Where: 
Anchorage, Alaska

The Alaska Arctic Policy Commission (AAPC) has more important work to do in 2014. Together we will strive to gather public input and engage with Alaskan communities, state agencies, federal partners, and the international organizations working in the Arctic.

This is the third and final meeting in 2014 to focus on implementation and final recommendations.

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: 
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.

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: