arctic_frontiersThe Arctic Frontiers (AFT) conference is a central arena for discussions of Arctic issues. The conference brings together representatives from science, politics, and civil society to share perspectives on how upcoming challenges in the Arctic may be addressed to ensure sustainable development.

Arctic Frontiers (AFT) holds its 6th annual conference in Tromsø from 22-27 January 2012, Norway, with the title "Energies of the High North". Arctic Frontiers 2012 will discuss the global energy outlook, and assess the potential of traditional and renewable energy resources in the North.

Arctic Frontiers is composed of a policy section and a scientific section. This call for papers addresses only the scientific section from January 25th to January 27th 2012. The parallel sessions address 4 connected, interwoven and interdisciplinary themes:

  1. Arctic Geology, Hydrocarbon Reservoirs & Gas Hydrates
  2. Technological development & Environmental challenges
  3. Social, political and economic aspects of energy projects in the High North
  4. Renewable and Alternative Energy

Interested scientists are invited to submit abstracts to one of these four sessions for both oral and poster presentations. Deadline for submission of abstracts: October 24th 2011

For more information, download the complete Call for Papers and the abstract submission form on the AFT homepage

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