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Arctic Frontiers speaks at Arctic Days in Moscow

This week Salve Dahle (Akvaplan-niva) takes part in a prestigious panel at a digital version of the conference “Arctic and Antarctic Days in Moscow” November 25-27 (http://arctic-days.ru/en/)and gives a talk at the International Scientific Congress “Open Arctic and Antarctic.” 

Program and panel participants

International Scientific Congress: OPEN ARCTIC AND ANTARCTIC
Date and time: November 25, 14:30–16:30 (Norwegian time)

Topic:
Scientific priorities in the study and development of the Arctic. The Global Importance of Science as a Tool of Public Diplomacy in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Organizers:
Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU), Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI)

Moderator: Arina Sharapova, TV presenter, Channel One

Topics for discussion

Arctic and Antarctic are two polar regions of the planet in terms of geography. However, the similarity of their biospheres is in fragility, vulnerability, and in their immediate response to the climate change. Global warming has long been the focus of attention not only for scientists, but also for politicians, economists, and public figures. What global challenges have the two most mysterious poles in store for us? Can science become an effective instrument of international interaction in order to cope with them?

Key-Speakers:

1. Igor Shumakov, Head of the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring (Roshydromet)

2.Terence V. Callaghan (Terry Callaghan), Nobel Prize Laureate (Member and Expert in the Main Committee on Climate Change – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)), British Scientist, Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Professor of Arctic Ecology at the University of Sheffield (UK) and Tomsk State University

Topic: «Scientific cooperation to understand and protect the Arctic: Improving dialogue between indigenous peoples and authorities»

Other speakers:

3. Lars Kullerud, President University of the Arctic (UArtic) (Norway)

4. Halldor Johannsson, CEO of the Arctic Portal (Iceland)

5. Volker Rachold, Head of the German Arctic Bureau, Alfred-Wegener-Institute (Germany)

6. Salve Dahle, Chairman of the Organizing Committee and Founder of «Arctic Frontiers»
Topic: Building platforms for cooperation in the Arctic

7. Elena Kudryashova, Dr. Phil, Professor, Rector of M.V. Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU).

8. Igor Ashik, Deputy Director of Scientific Work at State Scientific Center of the Russian Federation the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI) (Saint- Petersburg)

9. Andrey Petrov, President of the International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA), Professor at the University of Northern Iowa (USA)

10. Vladimir Sokolov, Polar Explorer, Head of the high-latitude Arctic Expedition of the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (St. Petersburg)

11. Marina Kalinina, Rector’s Advisor on International Cooperation at the M.V. Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU), Vice President of the University of the Arctic

12. Stanislav Urzhumtsev, Director of the Department of Hydrometeorology, Research of the Arctic, Antarctic and World Ocean of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia

Participants:

Representatives of the working groups of the Arctic Council, leading international scientists and researchers of the Arctic and Antarctic

Live streaming here: https://www.kommersant.ru/arctic_days