Past Events

When: 
Thu, 11/07/2019 to Sun, 11/10/2019
Where: 
Woods Hole, Massachusetts

The goal of the Graduate Climate Conference (GCC) is to provide a discussion forum for graduate students undertaking research on climate and climate change in an array of disciplines throughout the physical sciences, biological sciences, social sciences, and humanities. The format is designed to encourage new climate researchers to become acquainted with the details of diverse areas of study and to place their own work in the broader context of the climate research community.

When: 
Wed, 11/06/2019 to Thu, 11/07/2019
Where: 
Hanover, Germany

An international workshop on "Understanding and Responding to Global Health Security Risks from Microbial Threats in the Arctic" will be held in Hanover, Germany.

This activity is being planned as a cooperative effort among three boards of the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine [the Polar Research Board, the Board on Life Sciences, and Board on Global Health] in partnership with the InterAcademy Partnership and the European Academies Science Advisory Council.

When: 
Tue, 11/05/2019 to Wed, 11/06/2019
Where: 
Oslo, Norway

The Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, with a location in the high Arctic and easy accessibility, represents a unique platform for high quality international research and education.

Speaker: Ambassador David Balton, Senior Fellow, Polar Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Ambassador for Oceans and Fisheries, U.S. Department of State (retired)
When: 
Mon, 11/04/2019
Where: 
Haldeman 41 (Kreindler Conference Hall), Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire: 4:30-6:00pm

David Balton served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Fisheries in the Department of State, attaining the rank of Ambassador in 2006. He coordinated U.S. foreign policy concerning oceans and fisheries, as well as issues relating to the Arctic and Antarctica, and oversaw U.S. participation in international organizations dealing with these issues. U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council (2015-2017). He also co-chaired Arctic Council Task Forces that produced the 2011 Arctic Search and Rescue Agreement and the 2013 Arctic Oil Pollution Agreement.

When: 
Sat, 11/02/2019 to Mon, 11/04/2019
Where: 
Xiamen, China

The 8th Annual World Congress of Ocean (WCO-2019) will be held in Xiamen, China. WCO-2019 intends provide an unique international platform for exchange of ideas and experiences, to facilitate the healthy development of marine industries and to promote sustainable utilization of marine resources, and involves the participation of the public and raise their awareness of marine environmental protection. It has been the most definitive and professional ocean event in China.

When: 
Wed, 10/30/2019 to Fri, 11/01/2019
Where: 
Fosshótel Reykholt, Iceland

The next IGS Nordic Branch meeting will be held at Fosshótel Reykholt, which is located in the vicinity of Langjökull ice cap (2nd largest in Iceland).

Speaker: Anna Liljedahl, University of Alaska Fairbanks
When: 
Fri, 11/01/2019
Where: 
Online: 10:00-11:00am AKDT, 2:00-3:00pm EDT

The Arctic Research Consortium of the U.S. (ARCUS) announces the next Arctic Research Seminar featuring Anna Liljedahl, Research Associate Professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF). This event will be held online via Zoom.

Registration is required for this event.

When: 
Thu, 10/31/2019
Where: 
Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, DC – 1:00-4:00pm EDT

The Arctic faces critical policy challenges on many issues including climate change response, public health and health care infrastructure, energy, environmental protection, sustainable management of the Arctic Ocean, infrastructure, Indigenous rights, and governance. These challenges require international cooperation and policy decisions that are grounded in Indigenous and local knowledge and western science and informed by Arctic residents.

Quaternary Earth System Processes and Feedbacks: Challenges for Society
When: 
Thu, 10/31/2019

The 2020 Quaternary Research Association (QRA) Annual Discussion Meeting will be held in Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom from 8-10 January with the theme ‘Quaternary Earth System processes and feedbacks: challenges for society’.

When: 
Tue, 10/29/2019
Where: 
Online: 11:00am AKDT, 3:00pm EDT

BOEM Program Officers Cathy Coon and Guillermo Auad will host this webinar on BOEM funding opportunities and welcome the research community to join, ask questions and share feedback.