Improved safety and environmentally sound operations in the Arctic Ocean - How to move forward?
Organised by the EU Arctic Cluster

Lunch event organised by the EU Arctic Cluster

Program

12:30 Introduction

12:35

  • Topic 1: How can improved operational weather and ocean (including sea ice) as well as climate forecast support for safer operations in the Arctic?
  • Topic 2: Is co-developing new services, products and technologies for safe operations and improved joint monitoring in the Arctic Ocean the way forward for improving cooperation between ship operators, research institutions and local communities?
  • Topic 3: How can we reduce the overall environmental footprint and prevent negative environmental impacts in the Arctic?

12:55 Parallel roundtable discussions on the three topics

13:45 Conclusions - feedback from roundtable discussions

Facilitators

  • Halldór Jóhannsson, Director of Arctic Portal, Iceland - He is the lead of the communication group of the EU Arctic Cluster. He is involved in the projects APPLICATE, ARICE, Nunataryuk, and EPB.
  • Stein Sandven, Senior scientist at the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center, Norway - He coordinates the INTAROS project. He chaired the ArcticROOS during 11 years. He teaches the course ‘Shipping in the Arctic’ at the University Center in Svalbard.

Speakers

  • Jens Peter Holst-Andersen, Chair of the Arctic Council Working Group EPPR (Emergency Prevention, Preparedness, and Response), Denmark - Naval officer in the Royal Danish navy. He is working at the Ministry of Defence and focuses on emergency responses related to search and rescue (SAR) and environmental protection.
  • Øivin Aarnes, Norway Principal Specialist with DNV GL.  For the past 20 years, he has been working in the field of environmental science and sustainability. He is involved in the Blue-Action and INTAROS projects. His risk assessment tool for the safety of shipping operations in the Arctic can be expanded to various types of users.
  • Kikki Kleiven, Associate professor at the University of Bergen and the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Change. She is a marine geologist and expert in paleoceanography. Kikki has worked with the Norwegian ministry of climate and environment and the Norwegian Environment Agency arranging and giving popular lecture campaigns on climate and environment.

Organised by the EU Arctic Cluster

For more information about this side event contact Maria Varteressian, Manager, Arctic Frontiers Arena, maria@arcticfrontiers.com

 

Arena Arena

Wednesday 23rd January 2019

12:30 - 14:00

Clarion Hotel The Edge - Edge 11th floor (Skybar)

Add to Calendar 2019-01-23 12:30 2019-01-23 14:00 Europe/Oslo Improved safety and environmentally sound operations in the Arctic Ocean - How to move forward?
Organised by the EU Arctic Cluster
Lunch event organised by the EU Arctic Cluster Program 12:30 Introduction 12:35 Topic 1: How can improved operational weather and ocean (including sea ice) as well as climate forecast support for safer operations in the Arctic? Topic 2: Is co-developing new services, products and technologies for safe operations and improved joint monitoring in the Arctic Ocean the way forward for improving cooperation between ship operators, research institutions and local communities? Topic 3: How can we reduce the overall environmental footprint and prevent negative environmental impacts in the Arctic? 12:55 Parallel roundtable discussions on the three topics13:45 Conclusions - feedback from roundtable discussions� Facilitators Halldór Jóhannsson, Director of Arctic Portal, Iceland - He is� the lead of the communication group of the EU Arctic Cluster. He is involved in the projects APPLICATE, ARICE, Nunataryuk, and EPB. Stein Sandven, Senior scientist at the Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center, Norway - He coordinates the INTAROS project. He chaired the ArcticROOS during 11 years. He teaches the course ‘Shipping in the Arctic’ at the University Center in Svalbard. Speakers� Jens Peter Holst-Andersen, Chair of the Arctic Council Working Group EPPR (Emergency Prevention, Preparedness, and Response), Denmark - Naval officer in the Royal Danish navy. He is working at the Ministry of Defence and focuses on emergency responses related to search and rescue (SAR) and environmental protection. Øivin Aarnes, Norway Principal Specialist with DNV GL.  For the past 20 years, he has been working in the field of environmental science and sustainability. He is involved in the Blue-Action and INTAROS projects. His risk assessment tool for the safety of shipping operations in the Arctic can be expanded to various types of users. Kikki Kleiven, Associate professor at the University of Bergen and the Bjerknes Centre for Climate Change. She is a marine geologist and expert in paleoceanography. Kikki has worked with the Norwegian ministry of climate and environment and the Norwegian Environment Agency arranging and giving popular lecture campaigns on climate and environment. Organised by the EU Arctic ClusterFor more information about this side event contact Maria Varteressian, Manager, Arctic Frontiers Arena, maria@arcticfrontiers.com   Clarion Hotel The Edge - Edge 11th floor (Skybar)

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