Call for Papers and Conference announcement - Conference 'In the Spirit of Rovaniemi Process' 2-4 December 2013, Rovaniemi, Finland
The City of Rovaniemi and Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland would like to invite scholars and practitioners interested in presenting in the Conference: ''In the Spirit of Rovaniemi Process'' to submit abstracts to one of the scientific sessions. In addition, the papers should address at least one of the three cross-cutting themes. PhD students are welcome to present a poster referring to one of the sessions and addressing cross-cutting themes.
The deadline for posters and papers is 5th of May 2013. All participants interested in presenting at the conference shall send their abstracts (max. 250 words) to: Detailed information about the submission of the abstract is available here.
''In the Spirit of Rovaniemi Process: Arctic Cities, Global Processes and Local Realities'' is an international conference that will take place in Rovaniemi, northern Finland, 2 – 4 December 2013.
The conference is organized jointly by the City of Rovaniemi and the Arctic Centre of the University of Lapland, Finland with the scientific lead Professor Timo Koivurova from the Arctic Centre from the University of Lapland.
The goal of the conference is to present the latest research scientific knowledge about the global processes as they become local realities. Even if the Conference is scientific in orientation, it aims to bridge science and knowledge into action by bringing top scholars to share their research results, and to organize joint discussion with the leaders of the Arctic Cities. Conference includes special plenary panel on "Arctic Cities in the Spirit of Rovaniemi Process".