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Below you will find plenary and breakout sessions that IACN and IACN members organized for the Arctic Circle Assembly 2021

 

Tuesday, 12th October 2021:

Pre-Event occurring from 13:00-14:30
THE NANSEN PROFESSORSHIP SEMINAR GLOBALARCTIC PROJECT
Organized by: The University of Akureyri, Iceland
Location: University of Akureyri, Room - M101
For more information on streaming the event click here.

 

Wednesday, 13th October 2021:

Pre-Event occurring from 13:00-17:00
CARBON DIOXIDE CAPTURE AND REMOVAL FROM AIR AND INDUSTRIAL & ENERGY PRODUCTION FACILITIES
Organized by: School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Engineering Research Institute, University of Iceland
Location: University Aula, Main Building, University of Iceland
For more information on streaming the event click here.

 

Thursday, 14th October 2021:

10:15 – 11:15
ASIAN-ARCTIC SCIENCE DIPLOMACY
Organized by: University of Iceland
Location: Ríma A, Harpa Ground Floor

10:15-11:15
THE ARCTIC COUNCIL: SNAPSHOT OF A SUCESS STORY
Organized by: The Working Groups of the Arctic Council including: 
Icelandic Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna - CAFF; Protection of the Marine Arctic Environment - PAME
Location: Háaloft, Harpa Eighth Level

11:20 – 12:15
CLIMATE-NEUTRAL EUROPE: THE ROLE OF RENEWABLE ENERGIES IN THE ARCTIC
Organized by: Reykjavik University, Iceland; Energy Institute at the Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU)
Location: Esja, Harpa Fifth Level

19:00 – 19:55 
INTERNATIONAL ARCTIC RESEARCH AND EDUCATION COLLABORATION WITH ICELANDIC PARTNERS
Organized by: The Icelandic Centre for Research – Rannís; The Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network – IACN; International Arctic Science Committee – IASC; Stefansson Arctic Institute
Location: Silfurberg, Harpa Second Level

21:00 – 22:00
NETWORKING RECEPTION FOR THE ARCTIC KNOWLEDGE COMMUNITY IN HONOUR OF DR. ÞORSTEINN GUNNARSSON
Organized by: The Icelandic Centre for Research – Rannís; The University of Akureyri; The Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network – IACN; International Arctic Science Committee – IASC; Stefansson Arctic Institute
Location: Björtuloft, Harpa Fifth Level

 

Friday, 15th October 2021:

08:45 – 09:40
THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE ARCTIC: THE IMPORTANCE OF AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH
Organized by: University of Iceland
Location: Skarðsheiði, Harpa Third Level

09:45 – 10:40 
POLAR LAW: ARCTIC VOICES IN EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES
Organized by: University of Akureyri, Iceland
Location: Háaloft, Harpa Eighth Level

09:45 – 10:40
TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE IN THE ARCTIC: THE WAY FORWARD – PARTNERSHIPS
Organized by: UiT - The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø; Maine North Atlantic Institute, University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME, USA; Reykjavik University, Iceland; New England Ocean Cluster, Portland, Maine, USA
Location: Akrafjall, Harpa Fourth Level

PLENARY SESSION 13:25 – 13:50
GREENLAND AND ICELAND IN THE NEW ARCTIC: THE REPORT COMMISSIONED BY THE ICELANDIC FOREIGN MINISTER
Organized in collaboration with the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Location: Silfurberg Hall, Harpa Second Level

 

Saturday, 16th October 2021:

10:00 – 10:55
YOUTH AND MENTAL HEALTH
Organized by: University of Akureyri, Iceland; Bergið Headspace
Location: Akrafjall, Harpa Fourth Level

10:00 – 10:55
10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NORWEGIAN-ICELANDIC RESEARCH AGREEMENT
Organized by: Norwegian Embassy in Iceland; The Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Location: Esja, Harpa Fifth Level

10:00 – 10:55
A CARBON NEUTRAL ARCTIC: HOW MICRO-PROJECTS ARE LEADING THE WAY
Organized by: Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network - IACN; Vistorka
Location: Ríma B, Harpa Ground Floor

11:05 – 12:00
INNOVATION FOR A NEW ARCTIC
Organized by: University of Iceland
Location: Ríma B, Harpa Ground Floor

11:05 – 12:00
GREENLAND-ICELAND RESEARCHERS MEET AND GREET
Organized by: Greenland Research Council; Rannís
Location: Akrafjall, Harpa Fourth Level

PLENARY SESSION 13:40 - 14:20 
EMERGING ARCTIC SECURITY CONCERNS - GREENLAND AND ICELAND
Organized in collaboration with the Centre for Arctic Studies - University of Iceland
Location: Silfurberg Hall, Harpa Second Level

17:30 – 18:25
TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE IN THE ARCTIC: GRADUATE STUDENT CROSS DISCIPLINARY COHORT
Organized by: UiT - The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway; Maine North Atlantic Institute, University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine, USA; Reykjavík University, Iceland; University of Akureyri, Iceland; New England Ocean Cluster, Portland, Maine, USA
Location: Ríma A, Harpa Ground Floor