Call for Abstracts to UArctic Congress 2016 Science Section

Hosted by Saint Petersburg State University, the Science Section of the UArctic Congress will take place in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in September 13-16.

The University of the Arctic welcomes scientific abstracts for the first ever UArctic Congress. The Call for Abstracts is open until March 31, 2016.


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


Published Feb. 22, 2016 10:41 AM - Last modified Feb. 22, 2016 10:41 AM