(Photo: UAF) The campusThe 16th meeting of the Council of University of the Arctic will take place at the University of Alaska, Firebanks (UAF), June 3-5th, 2013.

Hosted by the University of Alaska Fairbanks, this year's Council meeting will run from Monday, June 3rd through to Wednesday, June 5th, with an optional day trip to Denali National Park on June 6th (see Council 2013 – Preliminary program).

Besides regular Council business, the 2013 Council meeting program will include a "UArctic Today - Introduction to UArctic" session which should be of particular interest to new members and new delegates; a couple of sessions to review and discuss the draft UArctic Strategic Plan 2020; side-meetings for Council Committees and Program Teams, as well as for North2north coordinators and partners (these meetings are by invitation only); and a members Networking session.

To complete registration, access the UAF's website. The information on the meeting venue, accommodation, travel arrangements and ideas for the things to do in interior Alaska are all available here.

Fairbanks serves as the hub city for Alaska's interior and a gateway to Arctic Alaska. Home to approximately 100,000 residents, Fairbanks has a diverse economy that includes mining, military, tourism, the University of Alaska Fairbanks and regional offices for state and federal agencies. The people of Fairbanks are known for their friendliness, self-sufficiency, dedication to community and pride in Alaska.

Please, consult the Council's website for more information.

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