Past Events

When: 
Fri, 01/15/2021
Where: 
Online: 10:00-11:00 am AKST, 2:00-3:00 pm EST

This webinar will introduce the latest National Science Foundation Navigating the New Arctic Solicitation (NNA), NSF 21-524.

Program officers will highlight major changes from the previous solicitation, review goals of the NNA program, and be available for a Q&A session.

NSF staff who will be joining include Greg Anderson, Irina Dolinskaya, Katia Kontar, Siobhán Mattison, Madeline Midyette, Kate Ruck, Colleen Strawhacker, Jielun Sun, and Jonathan Wynn.

Looking Back and Looking Forward
When: 
Fri, 01/15/2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IASSA Council has voted unanimously to postpone ICASS X from June 2020 to June 2021.

Read more here.

When: 
Mon, 01/11/2021 to Fri, 01/15/2021
Where: 
Online

Please complete the form to register for Polar Night Week 2021.

The Polar Night Week 2021 programme is available here.

Arctic Policy Study Group
When: 
Wed, 01/13/2021
Where: 
Online: 12:00-1:00 pm AKST, 4:00-5:00 pm EST

Commonwealth North is pleased to host the honorable Caroline Cochrane, Premier of the Northwest Territories, Canada. In addition to her role as premier, Ms. Cochrane serves as Minister of Executive & Indigenous Affairs, Minister Responsible for the COVID-19 Coordinating Secretariat, and Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories.

Speaking: Francisco Navarro, Madrid, Spain
When: 
Wed, 01/13/2021
Where: 
Online: 12:00 pm AKST, 4:00 pm EST

International Glaciological Society Global Seminar:

Full title: Hiatus of Mass Losses From Hurd and Johnsons Glaciers, Livingston Island, During the Regional Cooling Period 2002-2016 of the Northern Antarctic Peninsula

Speaking: Francisco Navarro, Madrid, Spain

Please register in advance for the seminars. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the seminar.

When: 
Tue, 01/12/2021
Where: 
Online: 9:00-10:30 am AKST, 1:00-2:30 pm EST

Daniel S. Hamilton and Kristina Spohr present their new book The Arctic and World Order in conversation with Mike Sfraga, Ambassador Einar Gunnarsson of Iceland, currently the Chair of Senior Arctic Officials of the Arctic Council, and fellow authors, including Wilson Fellow Lawson Brigham and Université de Montréal professor Suzanne Lalonde.

When: 
Tue, 01/12/2021
Where: 
Online: 8:00-8:30 am AKST, 12:00-12:30 pm EST

The Migration in Harmony Research Coordination Network announces their next webinar entitled Indigenous Peoples’ Decision-Making Institutions in the Arctic and Globally.

In this livestream, learn from Alexey Tsykarev on how Indigenous People's decision-making in the Arctic and globally impact language revitalization and education policies and human rights.

When: 
Mon, 01/11/2021
Where: 
Online: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm AKST, 3:00-5:00 pm EST

UPDATE: The event originally scheduled for January 11 has been postponed. The registration form will reopen when a new date and time are confirmed. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

When: 
Sat, 01/09/2021
Where: 
Online: 6:30 am AKST, 10:30 am EST

The Woodwell Climate Research Center is pleased to invite you to a very special event. Two Woodwell Climate scientists, Sue Natali and Bill Moomaw, will participate in a panel along with His Holiness the Dalai Lama and climate activist Greta Thunberg in a special free livestream event from the Mind & Life Institute. The intergenerational discussion will explore what can be done to slow, halt, or even reverse the threat of climate feedback loops before it’s too late.

When: 
Fri, 01/08/2021
Where: 

The University of Alaska Fairbanks has announced the opening of applications for its 2021 Arctic Innovator Program. The application deadline is January 8, 2021. To learn more or apply, visit the link above.

The Arctic Innovator program provides early career innovators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to spend up to two years developing their technology at a U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratory and University of Alaska Fairbanks pursuing commercialization.

The Arctic Innovator program is open to early career professionals: