- Future of Northern Cooperation: Legal and Political Issues
Dr. Natalia Loukacheva, Polar Law Program, University of Akureyri.
- Economies in the North
Dr. Lee Huskey, Department of Economics, University of Alaska Anchorage and Zaneta Ozolina, Head of Department of Political Science, University of Latvia.
- Energy Issues
Academic Director Dr. Björn Gunnarsson, School of Renewable Energy Science and Peter G. Johnson, PhD, Arctic Scientist, Ottawa.
- Northern Sea Routes
Ragnar Baldursson, Senior Arctic Official of Iceland and Steven Bigras, Executive Director Canadian Polar Commission.
- Climate Change - Northern Security/ies
Dr. Lassi Heininen, University of Lapland and Susan A. Crate, Assistant Professor, George Mason University, Fairfax.