The conference will bring together individuals and teams involved in the collection, processing, analysis, and use of observations in the Arctic – from academia, agencies, industry, and other organizations.
Established in 2010, and organised by the International Polar Foundation and its partners, the Arctic Futures Symposium brings together a wide variety of Arctic stakeholders for discussions on the future of the region. The 2015 symposium will look at regional development in the Circumpolar North, with a focus on various aspects of blue growth, innovation, and environmental security. There will also be a special session on the role of Arctic Council observer states and organisations. The symposium is free of charge and open to anyone interested in Arctic affairs.
Water Policy Consulting, LLC, ACCAP, and tribal environmental and climate change professionals throughout the country, together, are offering the Winter 2015-16 Policy & Climate Adaptation Mitigation and Planning for Alaska Natives webinars series. The series will demonstrate how Native Villages and other communities in Alaska can apply state, federal and tribal policies to address climate change impacts on water and subsistence resources through water resource management and protection, land and water rights, sovereignty and other resiliency and mitigation strategies.
In addition to the annual October Assemblies in Iceland, the Arctic Circle convenes smaller and more specialized forums in other countries. The Arctic Circle and Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI), with the support of the Singapore Government, will convene a forum in Singapore on November 12th, 2015.The forum in Singapore will be opened by President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for National Security and Minister for Home Affairs of Singapore.
Alaska Fire Science Consortium Joint Fire Science Program
The interagency Joint Fire Science Program (JFSP) intends to request proposals through one or more formal Funding Opportunity Notice (FON) announcements beginning approximately September 15, 2014 and remaining open through November 13, 2015. Final decisions regarding topic selection will not be made until September, 2015. However, potential topics are likely to be based on the three goals of the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy: 1. Restore and maintain resilient landscapes, 2. Create fire-adapted communities and 3. Safe and effective wildfire response.
The organizers would like to announce that registration and abstracts submission for the 1st Central European Polar Meeting are now possible. The meeting will be held from 10-13 November 2015 at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna, Austria.
The purpose of the conference is to provide a forum for policy-makers and academics to deliberate on how the security, resilience and sustainability of the globalized Arctic region and its peoples may be enhanced, and what instruments of governance may most suitably contribute.
Identifying Profitability In Arctic Shipping With Safe & Efficient Operations. ACI’s 7th Arctic Shipping Summit 2015 will focus on discussing the practical solutions necessary for the ship owners to decide whether they should invest in utilising the Northern Sea Route. The meeting will provide updates on key developments and regulations in the Arctic, as well as present expert views on possible future advances in governing the transport routes. The conference will also address how to overcome the operational challenges that exist while entering the region.
The Arctic Circle will, in addition to the annual October Assemblies in Iceland, convene smaller and more specialized forums in other countries. In cooperation with Singapore Maritime Institute and the Government of Singapore an Arctic Circle Forum will take place in Singapore on November 12th 2015.
The congress "The Arctic: opportunities and challenges deriving
from climate change" wants to be a forum for scientific, legal
and political analysis of the rapid changes ongoing in the Arctic
region as a result of global warming; as well as a space of
debate for the consideration of possible future strategies of
adaptation, governance and sustainable development in the
Counting with the participation of distinguished international