On 25 and 26 September 2014 the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea, Tromsø, will host a conference on the legal issues associated with the developments and use of energy resources in the Arctic. The conference aims to bring together scholars, graduate students, practitioners, representatives of the energy industry, non-governmental organizations and indigenous peoples to discuss a range of legal issues associated with the development and use of energy resources in the Arctic.
The conference will take place in Auditorium 3 of the Faculty of Law, University of Tromsø, and has a registration fee of 1250 NOK (which covers the costs of the conference dinner and two lunches).
The topics discussed will include:
- Arctic hydrocarbon leasing regimes and strategic environmental issues
- Offshore oil and gas activities: compensation and liability issues
- Human rights and arctic energy developments
- Cooperative arrangements for energy developments in the Barents Sea
- Governance issues and arctic energy
- Investment and competition Law issues affecting arctic energy developments
Else Berit Eikeland, Member of the Arctic Council - Senior Arctic Official, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Professor Timo Koivurova—Arctic Centre/University of Lapland
Dr. Anatole Boute—University of Aberdeen
The conference has a registration fee of 1250 NOK which covers the costs of the conference
dinner and two lunches. Reservation of accommodation, at conference rate, is available until
Information about the hotel can be found here:
A registration form is available here: www.uit.no/lawofthesea.
Information about the University of Tromsø and the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the
Sea can be found here: www.uit.no and www.uit.no/lawofthesea.
Information about Tromsø and travel can be found here: http://www.visittromso.no/en/.
For more information on the conference and registration please contact