Upcoming Events

Looking Back and Looking Forward
When: 
Mon, 01/20/2020

The International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA) invites abstract submissions for the 10th International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS X). This conference will convene 15-19 June 2020 in Arkhangelsk, Russia. 20 June will be reserved for additional excursions, such as the Solovetsky Islands.

When: 
Tue, 01/21/2020 to Thu, 01/23/2020
Where: 
Anchorage, Alaska

We have a full schedule with outstanding speakers who will engage us in thinking about some of the most critical issues affecting public health in Alaska today. With keynote and workshop sessions you will have networking opportunities and come away inspired for your own work and partnerships. We also encourage you to explore the many pre- and post Summit offerings.

You can now Register Online for the 2020 Health Summit. Register by December 15 to take advantage of the Early Bird discount.

Program Officers in attendance: Karl J. Rockne (ENG/CBET) and Jonathan Wynn (GEO/EAR)
When: 
Tue, 01/21/2020
Where: 
Online: 10:00-11:00 am AKST, 2:00-3:00 pm EST

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces a series of solicitation webinars. These webinars will discuss the Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) solicitation.

During the webinars, NNA Program Officers will discuss the Navigating the New Arctic Solicitation 20-514. Each webinar session will begin with a short presentation followed by a question and answer session with the program officers.

Speakers: Shad O'Neel
When: 
Thu, 01/23/2020
Where: 
Online and in-person in Anchorage, Alaska: 10:00am AKST, 2:00pm EST

About the Talk: Coming soon! (Please check the link above for the most up-to-date information).

A webinar will be available for all talks for those who cannot make it in person. For additional details or to be added to the electronic notification list, please contact Yvette Gillies: ygillies [at] usgs.gov

Space is limited so gather in groups to view presentation.

To join the talk visit: https://gstalk.usgs.gov/82511

When: 
Fri, 01/24/2020
Where: 

The Arctic Cooperation Programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers has opened up its call for project applications for financial support in 2020 to new project proposals. Deadline for sending in proposals is 24 January 2020 (23:59 CET).

Program Officers in attendance: Jielun Sun (GEO/AGS) and Jonathan Wynn (GEO/EAR)
When: 
Fri, 01/24/2020
Where: 
Online: 10:00-11:00 am AKST, 2:00-3:00 pm EST

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces a series of solicitation webinars. These webinars will discuss the Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) solicitation.

During the webinars, NNA Program Officers will discuss the Navigating the New Arctic Solicitation 20-514. Each webinar session will begin with a short presentation followed by a question and answer session with the program officers.

When: 
Fri, 01/24/2020

The Polar Technology Conference (PTC) will take place Tuesday, 10 March 2020 to Thursday, 12 March 2020 in Boulder, Colorado.

Speaking: Rick Thoman, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy (ACCAP)
When: 
Fri, 01/24/2020
Where: 
University of Alaska Fairbanks, or online: 12:00-1:00 pm AKST, 4:00-5:00 pm EST

The tools and techniques for making monthly and season scale climate forecasts are rapidly changing, with the potential to provide useful forecasts at the month and longer range. We will review recent climate conditions around Alaska, review some forecast tools and finish up the Climate Prediction Center’s forecast for the coming months. Feel free to bring your lunch and join the gathering in person or online to learn more about Alaska climate and weather.

Available online or in-person at: Room 407 in the Akasofu Building on the UAF Campus in Fairbanks.

When: 
Sat, 01/25/2020

The Sixth International Summer School in Glaciology organized by the University of Alaska, Fairbanks (UAF), will be held in McCarthy, central Alaska, from 6 to 16 June 2020.

Power of Knowledge
When: 
Sun, 01/26/2020 to Thu, 01/30/2020
Where: 
Tromsø, Norway

Arctic Frontiers Science 2020 will address the following themes:

  • Arctic Food Security
  • Knowledge-based development in the Arctic
  • Disruptive technologies
  • Local or Global Arctic? Multi-scaled considerations of connections and remoteness in climate-impacted communities

On behalf of the Arctic Frontiers Science Committees, we have great pleasure in inviting you to submit one or more abstracts to any of the four themes.