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Arctic Futures Symposium 2021
From Monday 06 December 2021
To Tuesday 07 December 2021
Location Brussels, Belgium and Online

The International Polar Foundation and its many Arctic stakeholder partners would like to cordially invite you to take part in the 12th edition of the Arctic Futures Symposium on December 6th and 7th both in-person in Brussels, Belgium, and online.

For those interested in attending in-person, the venue will be the Martin's Brussels EU Hotel, located at Boulevard Charlemagne / Karel de Grootstraat 80, 1000 Brussels.

It will also be possible to join the event online. The link to join online will be sent to all registered participants.

This year’s symposium will focus on:

  • Arctic governance issues

  • Youth, demographics and labour force

  • Soft security issues related to climate change impacts

  • Sustainable entrepreneurship and business development

The Arctic Futures Symposium promises to deliver lively discussions on Arctic issues.

You may register for the symposium on the Arctic Futures Symposium website.

You may also take have a look at the confirmed speakers and draft outline of the programme.

Please note that if you wish to attend the symposium in-person, you will be required to present a COVID-safe ticket before you are allowed to enter. More details can be found on the symposium website.

As space is limited at the venue, please only register as going "in-person" if you intend to be present at the event.
Please don't hesitate to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions about the event, or if you have difficulties registering.

You are welcome to forward this invitation to those in your network of professional contacts who may be interested in Arctic issues.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Arctic Futures Symposium in December!


Arctic Futures Symposium 2021 Partners:

The International Polar Foundation 
The Mission of Norway to the European Union
The North Norway European Office
The North Sweden European Office
The Mission of Canada to the European Union
The Greenland Representation to the European Union
The Mission of the Faroes to the European Union
The Wilson Center Polar Institute
The Québec Government Office in Brussels
Arctic Consensus
The East and North Finland EU Office
The Permanent Representation of Finland to the European Union
The Mission of Iceland to the European Union

Monday 06 December 2021

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