Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


The International Polar Foundation and its many Arctic stakeholder partners would like to cordially invite you to take part in the 10th annual Arctic Futures Symposium, which will be held at the Residence PalaceRue de la Loi / Wetstraat 155, in Brussels' EU Quarter on the 25th of November, from 9:00 am until 7:00 pm. Every year, the Arctic Futures Symposium creates discussions and exchanges between Arctic stakeholders from different backgrounds and perspectives over key challenges and issues the Arctic is facing.

The focus of this year's symposium will be Addressing the Challenges of a New Decade in the Arctic.

The symposium will feature panel discussions that cover a number of key topics chosen by Arctic stakeholder partners including:

- What is on the horizon for the Arctic Council in the coming years
- Arctic safety and security
- Gender considerations in the Arctic
- The Arctic labour force and demographics
- The sustainable Arctic bio-economy

The symposium promises to deliver lively discussions on each of topics topics.

A draft programme is available on the symposium website. There you can also find a list of confirmed speakers and moderators.

The event is free of charge and open to all.

However, if you would like to attend the event, registration is required, as it helps the event managers to better plan the logistics of the event and meet participants' needs.

As seats are limited, it is highly recommended that you register in order to guarantee a seat will be available for you.

If you have any trouble registering, or if you have any questions regarding the symposium, please don't hesitate to contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or at +32 2 520 34 40.

Thank you for your attention. We look forwards to seeing many of you at the symposium this year!

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