Institute of the North Events

Meaningful Engagement of Indigenous Peoples within an Environmental Impact Assessment 

November 27 – 29, 2017 // Utqiaġvik/Barrow, Alaska 
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2017 Alaska Dialogue:  On the Commons

November 4-5, 2017 // Hotel Alyeska in Girdwood, Alaska
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ANILCA Training

November 7-8, 2017 // Campbell Science Center in Anchorage, Alaska
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Featured Partner Events

Arctic Shipping North America

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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U.S.-Canada Northern Oil & Gas Research Forum

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.

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6th Annual Arctic Exchange

September 27, 2018 // Amsterdam

Now into its 6Th year The Arctic Exchange brings a revolutionary concept in networking and business information delivery – one that is designed to meet the Arctic’s business objectives by promoting cooperation, coordination, and interaction. It is fast becoming the most unrivalled business to business Arctic specific networking platform from which key industry professionals and leaders, high profile speakers and influential audience members come together to create a unique and interactive event. The Exchange enables businesses an unparalleled level of discussion, unsurpassed peer networking and the perfect environment for idea generation. It covers a full spectrum of the sector and the most important issues currently facing the polar region including environmental, social and economic factors.  

Through collaboration with governments and industry leaders worldwide the Arctic Exchange has worked hard to promote a better symphony throughout the industry.

Arctic Exchanges attract only the most senior level audiences, with an average of over 90% of delegates being director level or key decision makers.  This makes them a unique and valuable prospect for companies wishing to increase their profile and reach out directly to potential clients through highly targeted networking.

The Next Arctic Exchange will be held at the National Maritime Museum Amsterdam on 27th September 2018.

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