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

Workshop on Finland - Canada Arctic Research Cooperation in the Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference

Time: Tuesday 14th November, 2017 at 09:00 - 15:00
Venue: Arktikum, (room Arctica), Pohjoisranta 4, Rovaniemi, Finland

The workshop is free of charge and open for all interested participants.

Due to limited seating please register by 3rd of November via email to anne.raja-hanhela(at)ulapland.fi
Places will be allocated in order of registration. Please note that the workshop is also part of the bi-annual Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Conference, Nov. 14-16, 2017. Participation to the conference requires separate registration

Program

(changes possible)

Section 1: 09.00 - 10.30

Welcoming

Timo Koivurova
, Director, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland
Andrée N. Cooligan, Ambassador to Finland, Embassy of Canada to Finland

Paula Kankaanpää, Director, Marine Research Centre, Finnish Environment Institute
The Finnish National Committee of Arctic and Antarctic Research

David Scott, President and CEO, Polar Knowledge Canada
Polar Knowledge Canada (POLAR) and the Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS)

David Hik, Professor, University of Alberta
Canadian Arctic Global Change Research

Atte Korhola, Professor in Arctic Global Change, University of Helsinki
Finnish Arctic Global Change Research

10.30 - 10.45 Coffee Break

Section 2: 10.45 - 12.15

Brian Veitch, Memorial University of Newfoundland
LRF Research Centre: Arctic Shipping and Operations

Juha Flinkman, HRD Manager, Finnish Environment Institute, Marine Center
Finnish Arctic Research Vessel Aranda
Hermanni Kaartokallio, ‎Development Manager, Finnish Environment Institute, Marine Center
Finnish Arctic and Cold Climate Marine Research

Stephen Mooney, Director, Cold Climate Innovation, Yukon Research Centre

Pentti Kujala, Professor, Aalto University, School of Engineering
Arctic Engineering

12.15 - 13.15 Lunch (own expense)

Section 3: 13.15 - 14.00

Greg Poelzer, Professor, School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan
Renewable Energy

Tommi Kauppila, Research Professor, Geological Survey of Finland
Finnish Arctic Geological Research

Section 4: 14.00 - 15.00

Discussion and closing

 

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