The UArctic Congress is an integral part of Finland’s Arctic Council chairmanship program, and open to scientists, students, policy makers, businesses and all other interested stakeholders. The science section will focus on the themes and priorities of the Finnish chairmanship, including the goals of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, supporting gender equality, and the Paris Agreement under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

We welcome proposals for sessions which can be comprised of different forms including dialogues and discussions. Any innovative or new ways of arranging sessions are welcomed. In general the sessions run for 90 minutes and can have several conveners, however we need one designated primary convener who will also be the main contact person.

The themes of the science section are:

  1. Environmental protection
  2. Connectivity
  3. Meteorological cooperation
  4. Education

Proposals are to be submitted ONLY via our online submission form. Please note that you will have to register to the system. The registration will allow you to go back to your submission and also to evaluate and accept/decline abstracts in the later stage if your session is accepted to the Congress.

The deadline for session proposals is September 30, 2017.