(Photo: Getty Images) Icelandic landscape The Day of the Arctic will be held by the Icelandic – Arctic organizations on 14th of November 2013. The event will promote environmental, international research, political, legal and economic cooperation between Iceland and the Arctic nations.

The event will also create the platform for the discussion about problems and prospects of current development of the Arctic Region.

Alongside lectures and panel discussions, the Day of the Arctic will open a large scale platform for Arctic related commercial companies to present their northern operations.

The Day of the Arctic will be organized jointly by the Icelandic – Arctic Cooperation Network,Stefansson Arctic Institute and RANNIS.

Those to wish to contribute to the panel discussion or the poster session are requested to sumbit their abstracts until 12th of July 2013 to Embla Eir Oddsottir.

More information about the event is available in Icelandic on the webpage. For any specific inquiries, please contact Thorsteinn Gunnarsson on e - mail or tel: 00354 515 5800.

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