Event Type
Webinars and Virtual Events
Event Dates
9:00 am AKDT, 1:00 pm EDT

The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) will host a webinar on the Outcomes of the U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council. This webinar will be hosted via Zoom Video Conferencing and open to the public.

The United States chaired the Arctic Council from May 2015 to May 2017, culminating in the Fairbanks Ministerial on 11 May 2017 and producing results focused on science and furthering our understanding of the Arctic region. Additional initiatives focused on research needs and science based-actions, furthering our ability to conduct science and make science-based decisions. The U.S. Senior Arctic Official, Julie Gourley, will provide an overview of the highlights of the U.S. chairmanship. Project leads, Roberto Delgado, John Farrell, and Sarah Abdelrahim, will present the outcomes of select science-related chairmanship initiatives.