Conférence polaire au Canada – Communities of change!

Conférence polaire intitulée « Communities of change – Building an IPY Legacy », du 2 au 5 octobre 2009 – à Whitehorse, Yukon au Canada.  


« … This October, Yukon College in Whitehorse is pleased to host the 9th ACUNS International Student Conference on Northern Studies and Polar Regions Communities of Change – Building an IPY Legacy – in partnership with the Association of Canadian Universities for Northern Studies (ACUNS).

This special event marks several “firsts” for an ACUNS Student Conference. It is the first time the conference will be hosted north of 60 and is the first to highlight an international focus that includes both Polar Regions.

Communities of Change – Building an IPY Legacy will give you – students and young researchers – the opportunity to develop professional experience, exchange ideas and connect with established scholars, government partners, northern community stakeholders, national and international contacts.

This conference will highlight International Polar Year (IPY) activities and changes to human and other communities as a result of factors such as climate change, increased development and changes in scientific culture.

We anticipate that 200 delegates from around the world will attend this important conference. Communities of Change – Building an IPY Legacy will consist of plenary talks, student presentations, discussion sessions and a dynamic roster of speakers and panelists.

The final session will address the present and future challenges facing polar research… further info >> «  »