AAAS Session Announcement: Science in the New Arctic - The Converging of Natural and Social Sciences

Date: 
5 February 2019

Session Announcement
Science in the New Arctic - The Converging of Natural and Social Sciences
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting
14-17 February 2019
Washington, D.C.

Session date/time: Sunday, 17 February 2019, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time
Session location: Marriott Wardman Park – Thurgood Marshall Ballroom South

For more information about this session, go to:
https://aaas.confex.com/aaas/2019/meetingapp.cgi/Session/21655

For more information about the meeting, go to:
https://meetings.aaas.org/

For questions about this session, go to:
Andrey Petrov
Email: andrey.petrov [at] uni.edu


Organizers invite attendance at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting. This meeting will convene 14-17 February 2019 in Washington, D.C.

Conveners of the following session invite attendance:

SESSION: Science in the New Arctic - The Converging of Natural and Social Sciences
Conveners: Andrey Petrov and Jack Kaye

Arctic sciences are at the forefront of discovery resulting from research that engages Indigenous Knowledge and connects to policy decisions about the region. This session will bring together speakers from various disciplines representing multiple organizations to discuss recent achievements in Arctic sciences with respect to fundamental and policy-focused interdisciplinary and international research. Topics to be addressed include examples of Arctic-based research that crosses regional and disciplinary boundaries, the key methodological strengths of this research, how Arctic-based research could contribute to disciplines and research in other regions, and the role of funding agencies in advancing this exchange.

Panel participants will include:

  • Jessica Graybill, Polar Geography Editor;
  • Willie Goodwin, Alaska Waterways Safety Committee Chair;
  • Larry Hinzman, International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) President;
  • Dmitry Streletskiy, U.S. Permafrost Association President;
  • John Farrell, U.S. Arctic Research Commission (USARC) Executive Director;
  • Jack Kaye, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Associate Director; and
  • Andrey N. Petrov, International Arctic Social Science Association (IASSA) President.

For more information about this session, go to:
https://aaas.confex.com/aaas/2019/meetingapp.cgi/Session/21655

For more information about the meeting, go to:
https://meetings.aaas.org/

For questions about this session, go to:
Andrey Petrov
Email: andrey.petrov [at] uni.edu