The Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) is an initiative of IASC. The purpose of the summit is to provide opportunities for coordination, collaboration and cooperation in all areas of Arctic science, and to combine science and management meetings to save on travel and time. The ASSW also offers insight into Arctic research undertaken by the host country.
A Science Symposium is organized as part of the ASSW every other year. These three day symposia create a platform for exchanging knowledge, cross fertilization and collaboration and attracts scientists, students, policy makers and other professionals from all over the world.
The ASSW is organized by in cooperation with:
» Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS)
» Forum of Arctic Research Operators (FARO)
» European Polar Board (EPB)
» Pacific Arctic Group (PAG)
» International Permafrost Association (IPA)
» Ny-Ålesund Science Managers Committee (NySMAC)
» International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA)