The IPY 2012 Conference From Knowledge to Action is taking place in Montreal, Canada April 22-27, 2012 and will be one of the largest and most important scientific conferences for polar science and climate change, impacts and adaptation. The Call for Abstracts for oral and poster presentations is now open.

Conference organizers invites to submit abstracts on the latest polar science, as well as the application of polar research findings, policy implications and how to take polar knowledge to action.

The Conference program is available at

The Call for Abstracts closes September 30, 2011.

Conference Website Launched

The IPY 2012 conference website is up and running and features the latest information on the development of the Conference program, as well as indepth articles and highlights of polar science news from around the world on our Conference Twitter page (IPY2012).

Further Information

News Feeds

Arctic Portal


Interactive Data Map

Arctic Portal Maps

Arctic Portal Publications