Past Events

Passion for Life: Emotions and Feelings in the North and Siberia
When: 
Mon, 10/24/2016 to Wed, 10/26/2016
Where: 
St. Petersburg, Russia

The Siberian Studies conference in St. Petersburg is the largest international conference for Siberian Studies researchers in Russia. It aims to increase the interest of early career scholars in Siberian native culture and emotional anthropology, and to provide a mentoring role for new scholars. The SHWG will support the participation of early career researchers from IASC countries to attend this conference in October 2016. It will provide an opportunity to discuss future project proposals.

Forty Years of Change: a seabird responds to a melting Arctic
When: 
Wed, 10/26/2016
Where: 
ARCUS DC Office - 1201 New York Avenue, NW. Fourth Floor. Washington, DC 20005 or online for live webinar

Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm (EDT)

The ARCUS Arctic Research Seminar Series brings some of the leading Arctic researchers to Washington, D.C. to share in person and via webinar the latest findings and what they mean for decision-making. The seminars are open, and will be of interest to Federal agency officials, Congressional staff, NGOs, associations, researchers, and the public.

When: 
Fri, 10/21/2016 to Sun, 10/23/2016
Where: 
Oslo, Norway

The Polar Museums Network is a new international initiative to strengthen and spread the knowledge of polar history, science and exploration. The PMN is open to all museums, institutions and individuals with an interest in the collection, preservation, research and interpretation of polar artifacts.

The PMN will be holding its inaugural conference this autumn. The conference theme is Polar Partnerships: Working together to spread the knowledge of polar history, science and exploration. The conference will feature presentations and discussion sessions.

When: 
Fri, 10/21/2016 to Sat, 10/22/2016
Where: 
Wuhan, China

Wuhan University and Beijing Normal University would like to invite you to Wuhan, China from Oct. 21 to Oct. 22, 2016 for the International Symposium on Polar Environmental Change and Public Governance. The symposium will focus on the latest result and development in theory, technology and application of polar environmental change and public governance, promoting the participants to exchange their innovative thoughts.

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When: 
Wed, 10/19/2016 to Fri, 10/21/2016
Where: 
Wood Center, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

In celebration of 100 years, the National Park Service-Alaska Region will host the Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium. The symposium will highlight how science and scholarship have shaped the past 100 years of national park management and provide a forward look at the next century of collaborative science and scholarship in Alaska's national parks. Sessions will feature research and stewardship in national parks and celebrate the partnerships essential to park management.

When: 
Thu, 10/20/2016
Where: 
Wood Center, Conference Room EF, University of Alaska Fairbanks: 9:30 am – 11:00 am AKDT

Janet Warburton of ARCUS, will be presenting on a panel session on science communication.

This session explores existing communities of practice currently engaged in research and science communication around Alaska and incorporates multiple perspectives and strategies. Please follow the link above for more information.

When: 
Thu, 10/20/2016
Where: 
Wood Center, Multi-Level Lounge, First floor, University of Alaska Fairbanks: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm AKDT

All attendees of the National Park Service Symposium are invited to visit with members of the ARCUS staff and discuss ideas about how to better connect and support Alaska, northern, and Arctic research and promote informed decision making. Please follow the link above for more information.

When: 
Wed, 10/19/2016 to Thu, 10/20/2016
Where: 
Fairbanks, Alaska

In celebration of 100 years, the National Park Service Alaska Region will host the Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium at the University of Alaska Fairbanks on October 19 – 20, 2016. The symposium will highlight how science and scholarship have shaped the past 100 years of national park management, and provide a forward look at the next century of collaborative science and scholarship in Alaska’s national parks. Sessions will feature research and stewardship in national parks and celebrate the partnerships essential to park management.

When: 
Wed, 10/19/2016
Where: 
Online: 10:00am AKDT, 2:00pm EDT

Join us for a PolarConnect event with teacher David Thesenga and the research team studying Ice Shelf Flow and Fracture Dynamics in Antarctica. Read more about the research and what David is learning here:

https://www.polartrec.com/expeditions/ice-shelf-flow-and-fracture-dynamics

This event is hosted through the PolarTREC PolarConnect program, and participants will have a chance the learn from the scientists, ask questions, and chat with others during the presentation.

with focus on ice mass loss at fronts of tidewater glaciers in Pan-Arctic scale
When: 
Sat, 10/15/2016 to Mon, 10/17/2016
Where: 
Sopot, Poland

The seminar will be hosted and financially supported by the Centre for Polar Studies - University of Silesia and Institute of Oceanology Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland under the umbrella and with support of the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC), through its Network on Arctic Glaciology, and the Committee of Polar Research Polish Academy of Sciences.

The purpose of the meeting: