The Arctic Academy programme (ARKTIKO) organized a seminar Responsible Development of the Arctic on Tuesday 10 May 2016 in The Academy of Finland (Hakaniemenranta 6, Helsinki).
In the seminar Arctic research, Nordic cooperation and the role of research when building a vital future for the Arctic were presented from four fresh vantage points. Speakers were highly esteemed researchers of their fields:
Greenhouse Gas Related Climate Feedbacks from Arctic Ecosystems
Torben R. Christensen
Professor, Lund University
Framing Political Cooperation Across the Circumpolar Arctic
Richard C. Powell
Associate Professor, University of Oxford
Overcoming Institutional Obstacles for Sustainable Use of Natural Resources in the Arctic
Professor, University of Lapland
Climate-change Effects of the Epidemology of Infectious Diseases and the Impacts on Northern Societies
Professor, Umeå University
The seminar was targeted to scientific community, decision makers, end-users of research, and other stakeholders.
Programme Manager Tuula Aarnio, tel. 029 533 5146
Programme Manager Mikko Ylikangas, tel. 029 533 5143
Project Officer Sanna Hytönen, tel. 029 533 5032
The seminar was part of the Education and Research Sector Programme of the Finnish Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2016. The seminar was also part of the annual seminar of the ARKTIKO-programme.