Dalhousie Arctic Research Symposium

On Wednesday, November 20, Dal will host an Arctic Research Symposium to encourage capacity building, foster collaboration and discuss pressing
issues related to research in the Arctic region. The aim of the symposium is to bring together researchers and graduate students working in the Arctic space.

The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00
p.m. on campus and will feature keynote presentations from Dr. Aaron Dotson,
Interim Vice Provost Research at the University of Alaska Anchorage and Dr. Vanessa Hiratsuka, Senior Researcher with the Southcentral Foundation in Anchorage. There will be three
panels exploring the themes of Natural Science and Resources, Governance and Sovereignty
and Community Engagement, as well as a student poster session.

Researchers and students are asked to RSVP by
November 14.

Contact information:

Maureen Keough
Manager
Research Awards and Special Projects
mkeough@dal.ca

Laura Hynes-Jenkins
Government Relations Advisor
Laura.Hynes.Jenkins@dal.ca

Category

Conferences

Time

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Location

Council Chambers, Dalhousie Student Union Building

Cost

Free

Additional Information

AGENDA

9:00 a.m.-9:10 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:10 a.m.-10:10 a.m. Keynote presentation #1: Dr. Aaron Dotson

10:10 a.m.-10:25 a.m. Morning break

10:25 a.m.-11:10 a.m. Panel #1: Natural Sciences & Resources

11:10 a.m.- 11:25 a.m. Presentation: OFI, Anya Waite, AVP Research (Ocean)

11:25 a.m.-12:10 p.m. Panel #2: Governance & Sovereignty

12:10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch and poster session

1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Keynote presentation #2: Dr. Vanessa Hiratsuka

2:30 p.m.-2:40 p.m. Afternoon break

2:40 p.m.-3:25 p.m. Panel #3: Community Engagement

3:25 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

Contact

linda.ruhloff@dal.ca