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Arctic Circle 2019 - Shanghai China

The Final Program of the 2019 Arctic Circle China Forum, is now available. The Forum will be held 10 – 11 May in Shanghai. The Program lists over 150 speakers from Asia, Europe and North America in 25 sessions on topics including the Polar Silk Road, science and innovation, oceans, transport, energy and governance.

Many interesting plenary and breakout session will be organized both days. Arctic Portal is organizing a breakout session with the Polar Research Institution of China (PRIC) on Friday the 10th of May (16:00-17:30) called ARCTIC SCIENCE OUTREACH AND CULTURAL COMMUNICATION. The moderators of the session will be Halldor Johannsson, Executive Director, Arctic Portal and Xin Ge, Associate Researcher, Shanghai Science and Technology Museum.


Speakers at the session are:

  • Anders Oskal, Secretary General, Association of World Reindeer Herders (WRH); Executive Director, International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry (ICR)
  • Ziyu Ma, Editor and Data Analyst, Hong Kong
  • Song Xian, Vice Director, Research Center on Science Communication and Development, Shanghai Science & Technology Museum, China: How to Make a Popular Polar Science Exhibition
  • Halldor Johannsson, Executive Director of the Arctic Portal: Arctic Science Dissemination and Global Public Knowledge
  • Chen Haibo, Vice Director of Committee on Education and Culture, Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) Shanghai Committee; Assessment expert of China National Arts Fund: Art & Arctic
  • Wang Xuyuan, Artist

The program of the Forum