Upcoming Events

Enhance understanding and prediction capability on Arctic environmental and social systems and its global impact
When: 
Wed, 02/17/2021
Where: 
Online: 4:00-6:00 am AKST, 8:00-10:00 am EST, 1:00-3:00 pm UTC

This webinar series is designed to increase transparency of the Arctic Science Ministerial science process and to provide additional opportunities for scientists, Indigenous Peoples and Arctic research stakeholders to further engage with the science and proposed actions leading up to the Third Arctic Science Ministerial in Tokyo, Japan in May 2021. The webinar series is a joint cooperation between the ASM3 Organizers in Iceland and Japan and the European Polar Board.

Polar Regions, Climate Change and Society
When: 
Sun, 02/28/2021 to Thu, 03/04/2021
Where: 
Potsdam, Germany

Note: The 28th International Polar Conference was originally scheduled for 6 September to 11 September 2020 in Cologne, Germany, but was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


The 28th International Polar Conference of the Germany Society of Polar Research had to be postponed and will now be held in Potsdam, 28 Feb – 04 March 2021.

From Past to Present
When: 
Mon, 03/01/2021

This meeting was originally scheduled for 28th September - 2nd October 2020 at the University of Pisa, Italy, 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: 
Tue, 03/02/2021 to Thu, 03/04/2021
Where: 
Reykjavík, Iceland

The International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region was originally scheduled to be held 28-30 September 2020, but will now be held 2-4 March 2021 at the Hilton Reykjavik Nordica Hotel, (https://www.hilton.is/) Reykjavik, Iceland.


The Government of Iceland in collaboration with the Nordic Council of Ministers is hosting an International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region in April 2020 in connection with the Icelandic Chairmanship of the Arctic Council.

Sustainable development; Evaluation of vulnerability and resilience; Application of knowledge
When: 
Wed, 03/17/2021
Where: 
Online: 5:00-7:00 am AKDT, 9:00-11:00 am EDT, 1:00-3:00 pm UTC

This webinar series is designed to increase transparency of the Arctic Science Ministerial science process and to provide additional opportunities for scientists, Indigenous Peoples and Arctic research stakeholders to further engage with the science and proposed actions leading up to the Third Arctic Science Ministerial in Tokyo, Japan in May 2021. The webinar series is a joint cooperation between the ASM3 Organizers in Iceland and Japan and the European Polar Board.

The Arctic: Regional Changes, Global Impacts
When: 
Fri, 03/19/2021 to Fri, 03/26/2021
Where: 
Lisboa, Portugal

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.

When: 
Sat, 03/20/2021 to Fri, 03/26/2021
Where: 
Lisbon, Portugal

Forum of Arctic Research Operators (FARO) is a country membership organization that promotes dialogue on logistics and operational support for scientific research in the Arctic.

FARO facilitates information exchange, establishment of cooperation and development of new ideas among national operators of ships, stations and aircrafts in the Arctic. FARO enables countries to optimize logistics and operational support for scientific research in the Arctic.

When: 
Tue, 03/23/2021 to Wed, 03/24/2021
Where: 
Orono, Maine

The U.S. Arctic Research Commission (USARC) will host its 113th public meeting on March 24, 2020 at the University of Maine from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Buchanan Alumni House.

The USARC meeting in Orono, the first ever held in the state, will focus on Arctic research conducted by scientists in Maine and the region, and how the federal government can help advance that work in support of national priorities. The meeting will inform the Commission’s next report to the White House and Congress, “Report on Goals and Objectives for Arctic Research 2021–2022.”

When: 
Mon, 03/29/2021 to Thu, 04/01/2021
Where: 
Höfn, Iceland

Save the date for the Polar Educators International Workshop that will take place in Höfn, Iceland. The link above will eventually have more information for this workshop.

Capacity building; Education; Networking; Resilience – prepare the next generation
When: 
Wed, 04/07/2021
Where: 
Online: 5:00-7:00 am AKDT, 9:00-11:00 am EDT, 1:00-3:00 pm UTC

This webinar series is designed to increase transparency of the Arctic Science Ministerial science process and to provide additional opportunities for scientists, Indigenous Peoples and Arctic research stakeholders to further engage with the science and proposed actions leading up to the Third Arctic Science Ministerial in Tokyo, Japan in May 2021. The webinar series is a joint cooperation between the ASM3 Organizers in Iceland and Japan and the European Polar Board.