Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) 2016

Event Type: 
Conferences and Workshops
12 March 2016 to 20 March 2016
University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska

Save the date for Arctic Science Summit Week 2016 (ASSW) and the Arctic Observing Summit (AOS): 12-18 March 2016 in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA.

The University of Alaska Fairbanks invites you to share your scientific accomplishments and join in the spirit of collaboration toward improving the coordination of Arctic research. Hundreds of scientists and policymakers from around the world will be in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA for the largest Arctic gathering of its kind in 2016.

About the Conference ASSW is an annual gathering of international scientists and policymakers who advance Arctic research. The conference promotes coordination, collaboration and cooperation in all fields of Arctic science. The Arctic Observing Summit (AOS) aims to build a common vision for sustained, long-term observations of the Arctic and serve as a forum for the planning and coordination of such measurements. The conference will include several workshops and side meetings, including the Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials Meeting. Several ancillary events will also occur, including public lectures, field trips, and outreach and student events, including the Model Arctic Council.

About the Venue The conference will be held on the beautiful University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. Fairbanks is a winter wonderland in March, with northern lights, winter recreation, and unique cultural experiences.

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