Upcoming Events

Animal Health – Human Health – Environmental Health
When: 
Wed, 03/11/2020 to Sat, 03/14/2020
Where: 
University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Center for One Health Research will partner with the U.S. Department of State to host the international conference, One Health, One Future. This event is expected to be the largest circumpolar One Health conference held in the United States in 2020, with participation anticipated from across the Arctic region.

When: 
Fri, 03/13/2020
Where: 
Tvärminne Zoological Station, 120km southwest of Helsinki, Finland

The 2nd Symposium on Polar Microbes and Viruses will take place at Tvärminne Zoological Station, 120km southwest of Helsinki, Finland, Monday May 4 to Thursday May 7, 2020.

When: 
Wed, 03/18/2020 to Thu, 03/19/2020
Where: 
Bodø, Norway

Since 2007, the High North Dialogue conference series have brought together leaders of the High North – present and future – to discuss the dimensions of the changes taking place in the Arctic. Set in Bodø – the second largest community in North Norway and European Capital of Culture 2024 – the High North Dialogue 2020 will provide you with a different perspective on the future of the High North.

Speaking: Rick Thoman, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy (ACCAP)
When: 
Fri, 03/20/2020
Where: 
University of Alaska Fairbanks, or 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 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: 
Fri, 03/20/2020
Where: 
Online: 9:00-10:00 am AKDT, 1:00-2:00 pm EDT

NSF Polar Programs Officers Roberto Delgado and Colleen Strawhacker will host this webinar on NSF funding opportunities, including RAPID and RCN, and welcome the research community to join, ask questions and share feedback.

More information about the topics to be covered in this webinar:

  • NSF Grants Resource Center
  • Research Coordination Networks (RCNs)
  • Rapid Response Research (RAPID) Proposals

Please see the NSF agency page for more info about NSF funding opportunities.

When: 
Sat, 03/21/2020

The International Glaciological Society will hold an International Symposium on ‘Ice Streams and Outlet Glaciers’ in 2020. The symposium will be hosted by the Department of Geography, Durham University, Durham, UK on 19–24 July 2020.

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When: 
Wed, 03/25/2020 to Thu, 03/26/2020
Where: 
Geneva, Switzerland

The exchange will look at securing a sustainable future for maritime commerce in the Arctic, understanding the importance of Arctic routes, the challenges and solutions for oil and gas exploration, production and transportation, whilst developing international relations and collaboration with government officials, executives, managers, scientists, engineers, and investors.

When: 
Fri, 03/27/2020 to Thu, 04/02/2020
Where: 
Akureyri, Iceland

Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) is an annual gathering of international organizations involved in Arctic research. It is designed to strengthen collaborations across academia, government agencies, local communities, industry, non-governmental organizations and other Arctic stakeholders.

Gendered Field Work Conditions, Epistemologies and Legacies
When: 
Sun, 03/29/2020 to Mon, 03/30/2020
Where: 
Akureyri, Iceland

The IASC Social Sciences and Humanities Working Group (WG), together with IASC’s Cryosphere, Marine, and Terrestrial WGs, invites you to a unique cross-disciplinary workshop attempting to bring together the natural sciences, the social sciences and the humanities in order to discuss and reflect on the gendered nature of Polar research.

The workshop will combine three strands of debate that have thus far not been discussed systematically:

Observing for Action
When: 
Tue, 03/31/2020 to Thu, 04/02/2020
Where: 
Akureyri, Iceland

The 5th biennial AOS will be held as part of the Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) (27 March – 2 April). The theme of AOS 2020 is "Observing for Action".