International conference on research cooperation in the arctic in Arkhangelsk

The conference “Integrated Research and Cooperation in the Arctic: Collaboration between Universities, Academic and Industrial Scientific Organizations” will be held on 26-27 February 2015 at Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU), Arkhangelsk.

The conference goal is to provide a platform for discussion of integrated research in the Arctic aimed at accomplishment of a wide range of scientific and social tasks favouring the Arctic territories. Key topics of the conference are environmental monitoring and climate change in the Arctic; knowledge and technology transfer in the development of the Arctic territories; and challenges of monitoring and forecasting social and economic situation of the Arctic territories.

The conference is organised by Russian Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations; Russian Geographical Society; Russian Agency for Hydrometeorology Roshydromet; Government of the Arkhangelsk Region; and Northern Arctic Federal University (NArFU).

The conference programme is under way and will be published later on.

Participants: Researchers, teachers, authorities, business, students, media and other interested parties. Conference’s working languages are Russian and English.

NArFU is now looking for foreign participants. Foreign participants are also invited to participate distantly with video-recorded and online presentations.

Registration deadline is 30 January 2015. The participation fee is 1500 RUB and will be paid upon arrival.

Conference announcement (including registration form).

If you are interested or you have any questions, please contact Svetlana Pirogova, Head of NArFU Communications and International Protocol Unit at s.pirogova(a)

Looking forward to seeing you in Arkhangelsk!

NArFU is co-coordinator of NDI in 2014-2015.