Institute of the North Events
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October 30-November 1, 2017 // Montreal
Arctic Shipping Forum North America is the largest event in North America dedicated entirely to the Arctic shipping industry. With over 50 expert speakers and more than 150 industry professionals in attendance, it’s a key hub for discussing the issues that affect the present and future of shipping in the far north. Key issues to be discussed in 2017 include the impact of entry-into-force of the polar code, the latest ship & propulsion designs for ice-going vessels, and the emergence of cruise expeditions to Arctic waters. As a member of Institute of the North, you’re entitled to a 20% discount off the standard booking price!
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October 11-13, 2017 // Dena’ina Center * Anchorage, Alaska
The United States is hosting the 5th Northern Oil and Gas Research Forum to feature current research and highlight information needs for management of petroleum activities in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, North Slope and Mackenzie Valley. The Forum provides an opportunity to discuss current and future priorities for environmental, social, engineering and other research in the North. Forum participants represent a cross-section of disciplines, from federal, territorial, and state governments, Indigenous organizations, industry, academia and environmental non-governmental organizations. Participants will discuss activities and research, community engagement, and partnerships.