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International Conference on Arctic Science: Bringing Knowledge to Action

Category: Conference

Organizers announce a call for abstracts for a conference entitled "International Conference on Arctic Science: Bringing Knowledge to Action," organized by the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program (AMAP). The conference will be held from 24-27 April 2017 in Reston, Virginia.

This conference builds on a previous conference from 2011 entitled "Arctic Messenger of Change Conference." The 2017 conference will provide updated scientific, decision-making, and policy-relevant information across a broad array of different Arctic issues and related scientific disciplines.

The topics that will be addressed are:
-The Arctic Cryosphere;
-Pollution in the Arctic;
-Human Health Aspects of Pollution and Climate Change;
-Global and Arctic Systems Feedback Mechanisms;
-Resilience within Arctic Ecosystems;
-Science and Policy Making; and
-Socio-Economic Drivers and Impacts of Arctic Change.

Interested participants are invited to submit abstracts on research and findings relevant to the topics identified above including reports from observational, process-based research, and experimental and modeling studies or past, present, and future change in the Arctic.

To submit an abstract for either an oral or poster presentation (550 word maximum), send the abstract by email to:

Abstract Submission Deadline: 1 December 2016.

For more information click on the "first announcement" pdf, at:

The registration deadline is April 24, 2017. To register for this conference, go to:

For questions, contact:

When: Monday 24 April, 2017 8:00 am EDT - Thursday 27 April, 2017 5:00 pm EDT
Where: Reston, Virginia
  1. AMAP
  2. Arctic change
  3. Arctic ecosystems
  4. Arctic Science
  5. cryosphere
  6. pollution
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