Exploring the Northern Dimension

All aboard to the Arctic! Current Policy and Operational Issues in Arctic Shipping Safety and Environmental Protection

Regional development and politics
Tuesday, 20th March 2018 08:45 - 16:30

Place: Thon Hotel EU, Rue de la Loi 75, B-1040 Brussels, Belgium

With Arctic waters becoming more accessible for shipping due to global warming, ship traffic in the Arctic regions is increasing. Given the sensitivity of and the increasing pressures on the Arctic ecosystem, there is a need for policies, technologies, and operational practices ensuring the safety of navigation while minimizing environmental impacts.

This half-day seminar brings together policy makers, industry, and academia, to discuss current issues in Arctic maritime shipping policy and operations. Keynote speeches by leading experts are followed by a moderated discussion. After the seminar, a poster session is organized where researchers from academia and experts from industry showcase their work. The seminar is organized by Aalto University and Northern Dimension Institute.

Please see the preliminary programme here.

In the afternoon, a poster session is organized, to facilitate further discussion and networking. We kindly invite you to showcase your work, and welcome poster proposals for this session.

The event is free of charge but prior registration is needed. Please register for the event and make poster proposals via this link.

Deadlines: Poster proposal: 28 February 2018
Registration: 13 March 2018

Welcome to the Seminar!


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  • Tuesday, 20th March 2018 08:45 - 16:30

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