Upcoming Events

Convergence at the Poles
When: 
Sun, 05/16/2021 to Fri, 05/21/2021
Where: 
University of Alaska Fairbanks

This conference was originally scheduled to take place 14-18 September 2020, and then 16-21 May 2021, but has been postponed again due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The new dates are 13-17 September 2021.

Towards an Understanding and Assessment of Human Impact on Coastal Marine Environments
When: 
Mon, 05/17/2021 to Fri, 05/21/2021
Where: 
Online

Note: The 52nd Liège Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics was originally scheduled for May 2020, but was postponed to May 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Considering the situation with the COVID-19 outbreak, the Scientific Committee has decided to move to a full virtual event that will be organized each day from 1:30-6:00PM.

When: 
Mon, 05/17/2021 to Tue, 05/18/2021
Where: 
Online

From climate change adaptation to broadband connectivity to the rights of Indigenous peoples, Arctic youth leaders’ policy issues are Arctic policy issues. Over two half-days, The Arctic in 25 Years symposium will gather emerging Arctic leaders to inform and influence potential Arctic policy for the next generation. Panelists represent all eight Arctic countries, as well as Indigenous peoples who live there.

Art Exploration of the Arctic: Polar Regions in Culture, Art and Philosophy
When: 
Tue, 05/18/2021 to Wed, 05/19/2021
Where: 
St. Petersburg & Online

The next Polar readings (2021) will be devoted to the issues of artistic and philosophical understanding of the Arctic and Antarctic, identifying and forming the meanings that characterize and shape our understanding of the Polar regions.

Specialists, researchers of the Arctic and Antarctic from research institutes, archives, museums, libraries, representatives of state and public organizations are invited to participate in the conference.

When: 
Thu, 05/20/2021 to Sun, 05/23/2021
Where: 
University of Alaska Fairbanks and online

Join the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the National Weather Service for two events showcasing Arctic research. Meet scientists through virtual flash talks or explore the UAF campus via a socially distanced scavenger hunt.

Arctic Research Flash Talks

Flash talks are short, snappy presentations by scientists and students about unique and fascinating research in climate science, geoscience, fisheries, social science and more. Held virtually via Facebook or Zoom on May 20, 4-6 p.m.

Speaking: Rick Thoman, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy (ACCAP)
When: 
Fri, 05/21/2021
Where: 
Online: 12:00-1:00 pm AKDT, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT

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 June and the summer season. Join the gathering online to learn more about Alaska climate and weather.

Please follow the link above to register.

When: 
Fri, 05/21/2021
Where: 
Online: 7:00-7:30 am AKDT, 11:00-11:30 am EDT

In recent years, women researchers, scientists, knowledge holders, and local champions have elevated their visibility and empowered their voices across the world. The polar regions are no exception.

Responding to Climate Crisis
When: 
Sun, 05/23/2021

The Korea Polar Research Institute is pleased to invite you to the 26th International Symposium on Polar Sciences (ISPS2021) which will take place in Incheon from September 27 to 29, 2021.

The symposium aims to bring together polar scientists and engineers with diverse background to share their research findings and explore further research opportunities at the international level. With “Responding to Climate Crisis” as its overarching theme, ISPS2021 invites researchers to discuss how polar science and technology can contribute to our understanding of climate change.

From Past to Present
When: 
Mon, 05/24/2021 to Fri, 05/28/2021
Where: 
University of Pisa, Italy

This meeting was originally scheduled for 28th September - 2nd October 2020, but was postponed to 24-28 May 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The new registration, abstract submission and fee payment deadline is 1st March, 2021.

When: 
Wed, 05/26/2021 to Thu, 05/27/2021
Where: 
Online

Due to an uncertain opening of non-assigned personnel at HQ U.S. Coast Guard, ADAC will conduct the Center’s Program Year 7 Annual meeting, focused on U.S. Coast Guard Project Champions, key stakeholders and the community of Arctic science and technology researchers. Included in the Program Year 7 Annual meeting are planned guest speakers from HQ U.S. Coast Guard, DHS S&T and senior Arctic Research leadership in Washington D.C.