10th National Student Conference on Northern Studies

Event Type: Conferences and Workshops

When: 1 November 2012 to 3 November 2012

Where: Val-d'Or, Quebec, Canada


Nikan: The Future of the North

Organizers of the 10th National Student Conference on Northern Studies announce a call for posters and open registration for the meeting to be held 1-3 November 2012 at the Universite du Quebec en Abitibi-Temiscamingue (UQAT) in Val-d'Or, Quebec, Canada.

The 2012 conference, entitled "Nikan: The Future of the North," will include discussions on the future of the North in response to climate change, and major socioeconomic and geopolitical issues. Presentation topics will include northern people; the changing north; the economy, employment, and training; public health; the biophysical environment and natural resources; politics; and northern research.

Students enrolled in graduate and undergraduate studies at Canadian universities are invited to submit proposals for poster presentations in northern studies disciplines including human and social sciences, health sciences, and natural sciences and engineering. Limited financial assistance is available for students who are making presentations at the conference.

Submissions for proposed posters should include the title of the poster; name, positions, and full contact details of all authors; and an abstract of 400 words maximum. Proposals should be submitted by email to: sce2012 [at] uqat.ca.