Event Type
Conferences and Workshops
Event Dates
2019-09-23 - 2019-09-25
Charlottesville, Virginia

The University of Virginia (UVA) in Charlottesville, VA is hosting a conference and workshop entitled “Bridging Science, Art, and Community in the New Arctic”, sponsored by the NSF Navigating the New Arctic program, with additional support from UVA’s Institute for Humanities and Global Cultures, and Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation. The UVA Environmental Resilience Institute’s Arctic CoLab is organizing the event, with assistance from the Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS).

The first day (Monday, September 23rd) of the event will feature a symposium with invited speakers on arctic environmental sciences, social sciences, art, and architecture followed by an evening arctic-themed musical performance. The following two days of the event will be half-day workshops on four interdisciplinary themes (encompassing ecosystem science, art, built-environment, design, social sciences), with participation from established practitioners, student researchers, and Arctic Youth Ambassadors. The evening of Day 2 (Tuesday, September 24th) will feature an art exhibition at an on-grounds gallery. Additional art will be exhibited throughout the symposium and workshop, at and nearby the meeting venue. A poster session will occur on the third evening (Wednesday, September 25th), with posters available for viewing throughout the event.

Registration is free and open to the public. Drinks and snacks will be provided during conference events. Travel, lodging, and meals are at attendees expense.

For questions, contact:
Howard Epstein
Email: hee2b [at] virginia.edu