2017 ARCUS Annual Meeting
The 2017 Annual Meeting was held in conjunction with the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Scheduled for Wednesday, 13 December 2017 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. (Central Time), the meeting was convened at the Hampton Inn & Suites New Orleans Convention Center (1201 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130) in the Riverside 1 Room. There was a simultaneous Zoom web-meeting to enable participation of those who couldn’t travel to New Orleans. All members and any others interested in Arctic research were invited to participate. In addition to organizational updates from ARCUS and members, the important election of the ARCUS Board of Directors took place.
2017 Arctic Research Community Reception
The 2017 Arctic Research Community Reception was held following ARCUS' Annual Meeting, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. (Central Time) on Wednesday, 13 December 2017. Members of the international Arctic research community participating in the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting were invited to join their colleagues in conversation, networking, and socializing. No ticket or reservation was required. There was no need to be registered to attend the AGU meeting to participate. The event was held at the Hampton Inn & Suites New Orleans Convention Center (1201 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130) in the Arctic Community Meeting Room (Riverside 1), which was sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
Additional support for the event was provided by the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC), the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), the U.S. Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (USAPECS), and Ice911 Research.