Upcoming Events

"Good Government, Alaskans Decide"
When: 
Thu, 10/15/2020 to Sat, 10/17/2020

Update: the convention will now be held virtually.


The annual convention serves as the principal forum and voice for the Alaska Native community in addressing critical issues of public policy and government. The convention convenes thousands of official delegates and participants from membership organizations across the state.

Ice Core Science at the three Poles
When: 
Sun, 10/18/2020 to Fri, 10/23/2020
Where: 
Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Due to the current COVID-19 virus situation and the strong uncertainty of its worldwide development the local organizing committee has decided to postpone the 3rd IPICS Open Science Conference "Ice Core Science at the three Poles" scheduled for 18-23 October 2020 in Crans-Montana, Switzerland until October next year.

When: 
Mon, 10/19/2020 to Fri, 10/23/2020
Where: 
Santa Barbara, California

The Arctic Data Center has announced a call for applications for a data science training workshop for Arctic researchers.

When: 
Mon, 10/19/2020 to Sat, 10/24/2020
Where: 
Online

The largest multidisciplinary and multicultural STEM diversity event in the country, the SACNAS conference serves to equip, empower, and energize participants for their academic and professional paths in STEM.

The virtual conference brings you a unique blend of STEM, culture, and community in an online space where you can bring your whole self to STEM.

The conference will feature a rich agenda including virtual:

When: 
Tue, 10/20/2020 to Thu, 10/22/2020
Where: 
Toulouse, France and Montréal, Canada

This workshop aims to build on a series of successful workshops by the IICWG Data Assimilation Working Group to advance international capabilities for sea ice prediction on timescales from hours to a season. The focus of the workshop is to discuss cross-cutting issues in sea ice modelling and assimilation and how deficiencies of current systems can be more efficiently diagnosed and addressed.

General topics considered appropriate for this workshop include:

When: 
Tue, 10/20/2020 to Fri, 10/23/2020
Where: 
Seattle, Washington

Workhop postponed to Summer 2021- please email uscpo [at] usclivar.org for more information

New Perspectives on the World's Most Challenging Arena for Maritime Commerce
When: 
Tue, 10/27/2020 to Fri, 10/30/2020
Where: 
Online

COVID-19 Update:

Our annual Arctic Shipping Forum Helsinki and Arctic Shipping North America conferences have moved online. We look forward to bringing together the who's who of the Arctic shipping industry in this new virtual format to learn, connect and move forward together.


Developing technological capabilities. Improving emergency response. Securing a sustainable future for shipping in the Arctic.

Follow the link above for more information.

When: 
Wed, 10/28/2020 to Fri, 10/30/2020
Where: 
Copenhagen, Denmark

More information will follow on registration, abstract submission and schedule.

Please keep an eye on the IGS website (link above).

The meeting is hosted by the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, and will include a conference dinner. We look forward to welcoming you in Copenhagen.

Local organising committee: Nanna B. Karlsson (GEUS), Andreas Ahlstrøm (GEUS), Louise S. Sørensen (DTU), Christine S. Hvidberg (U CPH) and Ruth Mottram (DMI)

When: 
Wed, 10/28/2020 to Fri, 10/30/2020
Where: 
Online

The event will be held online on 28-30 October 2020. Additional information on the virtual event will be provided in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!


This workshop aims at assessing the latest advancement in the use of EO technology for Polar science, exploring the main challenges and opportunities for the coming decade and consulting with the community to contribute to define a common scientific agenda for the future.

When: 
Wed, 10/28/2020 to Thu, 10/29/2020
Where: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Rescheduled from March 25th - 26th, 2020.
The 7th Annual Arctic Exchange will now take place on 28th – 29th October 2020.