Knowledge is essential for people living and operating in the Arctic. As scientific knowledge has expanded and become widely available, it plays a central role in our stewardship of the region. Arctic countries, communities and businesses aspire to have knowledge-driven policies and strategies to guide the sustainable development of the Arctic.
At Arctic Frontiers 2020, knowledge – our most valuable resource – will be in focus. We will examine climate change and the oceans in the Arctic, ask about the resilience and adaptability of communities in the region, and discuss best practices for business, technology, and policy development. We will also explore how our current knowledge shape the ways we cooperate and how political stability and sustainability can be maintained in the North.
In 2020, the Arctic Frontiers plenary program will have five main sessions:
The State of the Arctic
Powered by knowledge
Resilient Arctic communities
Sustainable Arctic ocean
Future Arctic Business
The program will be updated as new events and speakers are confirmed.
The Arctic Frontiers secretariat is hosted by Akvaplan-niva located at the Fram Centre in Tromsø, Norway. The secretariat is responsible for day to day operations and for the organisation of the annual conference, and reports to the steering committee.