The University of the Arctic welcomes scientific abstracts for the first ever UArctic Congress. The Call for Abstracts is open until March 31, 2016.
Hosted by Saint Petersburg State University, the Science Section of the UArctic Congress will take place in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in September 13-16.
We now invite abstracts for sessions under the following themes:
·         Vulnerability of Arctic Environments
·         Vulnerability of Arctic Societies
·         Local and Traditional Knowledge
·         Building Long-Term Human Capacity
·         New Markets for the Arctic, Including Trade, Tourism and Transportation
The first ever UArctic Congress will feature Science and Meeting Sections, including:
Acclaimed keynote speakers and scientific experts presenting their latest research
Parallel sessions on an array of Arctic science, policy and education topics
Formal meetings for representatives of the Board of UArctic, Council of UArctic, Rectors’ Forum, and UArctic Thematic Networks
Side-meetings to foster contacts and enhance networking
Opportunities for promoting and marketing your organization and activities
UArctic Student Forum with workshops
Cultural and Social program like no other
Congress information, full session descriptions, abstract submission details, and an online submission form are available at
Abstract submission deadline: March 31, 2016
Acceptance of abstracts: End of April, 2016

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