Past Events

When: 
Sun, 07/03/2011 to Wed, 07/06/2011
Where: 
Tomar, Portugal

Sharing Cultures 2011 follows the path established by the previous Conference on Intangible Heritage (Sharing Cultures 2009) and aims at continuing and advancing the discussion on Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH).

Organizers welcome papers on the following topics:

- Oral traditions and expressions;
- Performing arts;
- Social practices;
- Traditional craftsmanship

Abstract submission deadline: Monday, 31 January 2011.

When: 
Tue, 06/28/2011 to Fri, 07/01/2011
Where: 
Chamonix, Mont-Blanc, France

PermaNET provides a state-of-the-art report about the effects of climatic changes to permafrost and related natural hazards, a SWOT analysis regarding the opportunities and limitations of the tested approaches for detection and monitoring of slope movements in permafrost areas, recommendations for the consideration of the effects of climate changes to permafrost and resulting natural hazards and recommendations for the consideration of permafrost in drinking water resources management.

When: 
Mon, 06/27/2011
Where: 
Melbourne, Australia

The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) is pleased to announce a forthcoming Career Development Workshop in association with the General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) in Melbourne, Australia.

Specific subjects to be addressed are:

When: 
Wed, 06/22/2011 to Sun, 06/26/2011
Where: 
Akureyri, Iceland

The Seventh Congress of the International Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS VII) will be held June 22-26, 2011 in Akureyri, Iceland. More information forthcoming.

For more information, please visit:
www.iassa.org/icass-vii

When: 
Sun, 06/19/2011 to Fri, 06/24/2011
Where: 
Maui, Hawaii

This event is part of 21st International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference (ISOPE 2011 Maui). The conference is being organized by Technical Program Committee (TPC) of the International Society of Offshore and Polar Engineers (ISOPE) with 27 cooperating organizations. Its objective is to provide a timely international forum for researchers and engineers.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.isope.org

When: 
Wed, 06/22/2011 to Fri, 06/24/2011
Where: 
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Organizers announce that the 6th Antarctic Meteorological Observational, Modeling, and Forecasting Workshop will be held 22-24 June 2011 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

Further details will be announced as they are released.

When: 
Mon, 06/20/2011 to Wed, 06/22/2011
Where: 
Washington, D.C.

This symposium addresses present and future impacts of rapid changes in Arctic Ocean sea ice cover on a wide range of maritime operations. The forum, the fourth in a series, is a key opportunity for federal entities to discuss their response to changes in both the Arctic environment and associated policies. A history of the previous meetings and a list of topics that may be discussed are both available at:
http://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/star/Ice2011.php

When: 
Sun, 06/19/2011 to Tue, 06/21/2011
Where: 
Alyeska Resort, Girdwood, Alaska

As the Northeast and the Northwest Passages become navigable, the Bering Strait will become a new choke point for international shipping. The opening of new Arctic marine transit routes presents industry and finance with significant opportunities for investment in infrastructure and commerce.

When: 
Sun, 06/19/2011 to Tue, 06/21/2011
Where: 
Akureyri, Iceland

Presenters are welcome from all around the world, in all areas of life: activists, artists, and academics. Organizers invite anyone who recognizes the need for a conversation on roots, particularly on women's cultural heritage. The main themes of the conference are:
Women's wisdom; Indigenous wisdom; and Nature and society in balance for future generations.