- Human and Social
Anthony Speca has lived and worked in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States, and his career has ranged over public policy, the financial markets, business strategy and academia. He was head of the Fiscal and Economic Policy section of the Nunavut Department of Finance, where he helped manage Nunavut's fiscal relationship with Ottawa and served on the core team preparing Nunavut for devolution negotiations. He is especially interested in the North as an economic place, and how it is situated within the wider Canadian and global economies. Currently, Anthony is based in the United Kingdom, where he writes and consults on Arctic issues. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Toronto.
- Mentor Panels
These panels are held at major international conferences and are coordinated by
APECS members. Participation involves a 2-3 hour commitment on the day
of the panel meeting.
- Career Development Presentations
Short presentations at conferences/workshops with a question/answer period.
- One-on-One Mentoring
Email correspondence with APECS members regarding career advice (including
alternative careers in polar/cryospheric issues), research skills, data
management and occasional research-specific discussions/questions.
- Participation in live online discussions
This will be advertised to all APECS members and will be facilitated by an
APECS Council or Executive Committee Member. Transcripts will be
posted online for future reference.
- Helping to improve presentation and communication skills
- In-person meetings/conferences/seminars
- Online seminars
- Telephone/Skype conversations
- Email Exchange
- Northern Research Forum Assemblies
- International Arctic Social Sciences Assn
- Arctic Frontiers