Hokkaido-Alaska Cooperation Surrounding the Arctic

Event Type: Webinars and Virtual Events

When: 18 January 2022 to 19 January 2022

Where: Online: 4:00-6:30 pm AKST, 8:00-10:30 pm EST / In Japan: January 19-20 - 10:00 am - 12:30 pm JST

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Link to Symposium Webpage


The Consular Office of Japan in Anchorage will host the Arctic Online Symposium, “Hokkaido-Alaska Cooperation Surrounding the Arctic.”

The Arctic Online Symposium will focus on cooperation between Hokkaido and Alaska in various fields surrounding the Arctic Circle, and features presentations from leading scientists and Arctic leaders from the United States and Japan.

The Symposium will be held on Zoom in English, and is open to scholars, scientists, officials, university students, businesspersons and all those interested in Japan-Alaska cooperation.

Presentation topics include:

  • Geological accessibility and dinosaur research
  • Research and development activities
  • Northeast and Northwest Passages
  • Utilization of marine resources
  • Indigenous people’s perspectives

Find out more: 
Link to Symposium Webpage