NB! New abstract submission deadline is 6 October 2020
Arctic Frontiers Science conference is traditionally international and multidisciplinary, bringing together social sciences, humanities, physical and life sciences. The Arctic Frontiers Science is focusing on both fundamental and solution-oriented research with strong impact, which addresses growing societal challenges and needs in the Arctic region. Arctic Frontiers Science is developed with the guidance of the Strategic Science Committee of Arctic Frontiers.
Arctic Frontiers Science 2021 will take place on 1-4 February 2021. We will organise six science sessions originally proposed by Arctic Frontiers partner institutions:
- Session 1. Arctic health and social inequalities in health
- Session 2. Who gets to tell the Arctic stories
- Session 3. Valuing the digital ocean
- Session 4. Small and medium sized enterprises’ (SME) strategies for social sustainability in the High-North
- Session 5. The coupled Arctic system: Improved understanding from recent international campaigns
- Session 6. Advanced prediction capabilities for the Arctic and beyond
- Late May 2020: Final call for abstracts is ready and advertised
- Beginning of July 2020: Online abstract submission system is open
- 6 October 2020: Extended abstract submission deadline
- 26 October 2020: Abstract acceptance notification
- Mid-November 2020: Tentative program is available online
Latest updates about Arctic Frontiers Science 2021 planning will be published on this page. We look forward to welcoming you at Arctic Frontiers 2021!
Alexey Pavlov email +47 948 45 342
Session 1. Arctic health and social inequalities in health
Session description: The Arctic region includes eight countries inhabited by indigenous and non-indigenous populations. The indigenous populations often represent minority groups in…
Session 2. Who gets to tell the Arctic stories?
Session description: Today there is a growing academic, political and economic interest in the Arctic, including geographical areas inhabited by Indigenous peoples.…
Session 3. Valuing the digital ocean
Session description: A wide range of economic and government sectors are investing effort to understand the added management aspects related to the…
Session 4. Small and medium sized enterprises’ (SME) strategies for social sustainability in the High-North
Session description: Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) constitute the bedrocks of many northern communities. While local communities rely on Northern SMEs,…
Session 5. The coupled Arctic system: Improved understanding from recent international campaigns
Session description: The Arctic is a sentinel of global climate change, warming at least twice as fast as the rest of the…
Session 6. Advanced prediction capabilities for the Arctic and beyond
Session description: Rapid climate and environmental changes, and an increasing human presence in the Arctic due to socio-economic opportunities, have all triggered…
Arctic Frontiers 2021
Arctic Frontiers is a meeting place to meet and discuss the most pressing issues facing the Arctic. Decision makers, scientists, indigenous peoples,…
Arctic Frontiers plenary program will have five main sessions with the following working titles: Building Bridges, Ocean meets Coast, Wellbeing and Societal Health, Business Solutions and Building the Future.
Arctic Frontiers Young brings together an international community of young scientists, students and young professionals to share knowledge and new perspectives on development in the High North.
Arctic Frontiers Arena represents a wide range of activities taking place throughout the year.