Arctic Futures 2013 Programme Now Available

The programme for Arctic Futures Symposium 2013 which takes place in Brussels this 16 and 17 of October is now available to download. European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Maria Damanaki, Vice-President of the European Parliament Isabelle Durant and Belgium’s deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders headline next week Brussels’ premier gathering on Arctic issues.

Hannu Halinen, Finland’s Ambassador to the Arctic Council, will discuss his country’s plan to lead the way towards a sustainable Arctic, while Peter Wadhams of Cambridge University will help explain future sea ice predictions.
President of the Canadian Climate Forum, Gordon McBean will address the need to close the divide between the scientific community and policymakers on climate issues, while Agneta Fransson of the Norwegian Polar Institute will look at Arctic Ocean acidification and its impacts on marine ecosystems.

For the full speaker list, and to download the programme, please visit the Arctic Futures Symposium page.