Finland-Canada Arctic Research Cooperation Workshop


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The Finnish National Committee of Arctic and Antarctic Research
in cooperation with the Embassy of Canada to Finland and Polar Knowledge Canada, are organizing a bilateral

Workshop on Canada - Finland Arctic Research Cooperation

Time: Tuesday 14th November, 2017: 09:30 - 15:00
Venue: Arktikum House, Rovaniemi, Finland

The workshop is free of charge and open for all interested participants.
Please note that the workshop is also a side event of the bi-annual Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference, Nov. 15-16, 2017.

The programme consists of an opening session followed by thematic presentations/workshops.

Confirmed speakers (more speakers tbc)

Andrée N. Cooligan, Ambassador to Finland, Embassy of Canada to Finland
Paula Kankaanpää, Director of the Marine Research Centre, Finnish Environment Institute SYKE and Chair of The Finnish National Committee of Arctic and Antarctic Research
David Scott, President and CEO, Polar Knowledge Canada
David Hik, Professor, University of Alberta
Stephen Mooney, Director, Cold Climate Innovation, Yukon Research Centre

Collaboration themes (both Finnish and Canadian presentations for each topic, and subsequent break-out discussions)

-Arctic terrestrial ecology
-Arctic marine science and technology
-Sustainable natural resource extraction
-Clean energy and infrastructure

More information about the event and speakers coming soon!
Registration opens at the beginning of September



Contact information


Chair, Paula Kankaanpää
The Finnish National Committee of Arctic and Antarctic Research
Finnish Environment Institute
paula.kankaanpaa[at]ymparisto.fi

Secretary, Anne Raja-Hanhela
The Finnish National Committee of Arctic and Antarctic Research
Arctic Centre, University of Lapland
anne.raja-hanhela[at]ulapland.fi


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