Upcoming Events

When: 
Thu, 09/29/2016 to Fri, 09/30/2016
Where: 
Unalaska, Alaska
When: 
Tue, 10/04/2016 to Thu, 10/06/2016
Where: 
Portland, Maine
When: 
Tue, 10/18/2016
Where: 
Online

The National Science Foundation (NSF) invites investigators at U.S. organizations to submit proposals to conduct research about the Arctic. Arctic research includes field and modeling studies, data analysis, and synthesis about the arctic region.

When: 
Wed, 10/19/2016 to Thu, 10/20/2016
Where: 
Fairbanks, Alaska

In celebration of 100 years, the National Park Service Alaska Region will host the Centennial Science and Stewardship Symposium at the University of Alaska Fairbanks on October 19 – 20, 2016. The symposium will highlight how science and scholarship have shaped the past 100 years of national park management, and provide a forward look at the next century of collaborative science and scholarship in Alaska’s national parks. Sessions will feature research and stewardship in national parks and celebrate the partnerships essential to park management.

Passion for Life: Emotions and Feelings in the North and Siberia
When: 
Mon, 10/24/2016 to Wed, 10/26/2016
Where: 
St. Petersburg, Russia

The Siberian Studies conference in St. Petersburg is the largest international conference for Siberian Studies researchers in Russia. It aims to increase the interest of early career scholars in Siberian native culture and emotional anthropology, and to provide a mentoring role for new scholars. The SHWG will support the participation of early career researchers from IASC countries to attend this conference in October 2016. It will provide an opportunity to discuss future project proposals.

Innovation, Integration, Cooperation, and Sustainability
When: 
Fri, 11/04/2016 to Sun, 11/06/2016
Where: 
Qingdao, China

Introduction to Qingdao WCO-2016

The main theme of WCO-2016 is Innovation, Integration, Cooperation and Sustainability. Ocean is the common heritage of mankind. We need to protect and conserve it for posterity and sustenance. We believe the WCO-2016 will bring about enormous benefits as well as open up a new and broader pathway for information and experience exchange between China and the rest of the world.

When: 
Thu, 12/01/2016
Where: 

After almost fifty-five years, the Antarctic Treaty continues to shine as a rare beacon of international cooperation. To celebrate this milestone of peace in our civilization with hope and inspiration for future generations – ANTARCTICA DAY is recognized to be December 1st -the day when the Antarctic Treaty was signed in 1959. As an annual event, Antarctica Day encourages participation from around the world.

When: 
Sun, 02/12/2017 to Fri, 02/17/2017
Where: 
Wellington, New Zealand
When: 
Tue, 05/09/2017 to Fri, 05/12/2017
Where: 
Anchorage, Alaska

This symposium examines impacts of the environment, especially climate change and variability, on the dynamics of arctic and subarctic species of commercial, subsistence and ecological importance. We will focus on the effects of warming, loss of sea ice, ocean acidification and oceanographic variability on the distribution, phenology, life history, population dynamics and interactions of species and how a better understanding of these effects can inform the assessment and management of fish and shellfish populations in a changing ocean.

Coming in from the Cold: Microbial Roles in the Warming Cryosphere
When: 
Wed, 08/09/2017 to Sat, 08/12/2017
Where: 
Nuuk, Greenland

Increasing focus on the Arctic region due to climate change and natural resources such as oil and minerals has made Greenland a hot topic recently and it is of course an excellent place to meet and discuss polar and alpine microbiology.

The theme of PAM 2017 will be: Coming in from the Cold: Microbial Roles in the Warming Cryosphere