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  The Arctic: Regional Changes, Global Impacts  

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Confirmed Speakers

Zita Martins
Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Warwick F. Vincent
Laval University, Quebec City, Canada

Letizia Tedesco
Finnish Environment Institute – Helsinki, Finland

Sue Moore
University of Washington
Seattle, USA 2020 IASC Medalist





ASSW2021 moved fully to online format

The COVID-19 pandemic is becoming critical in the Northern Hemisphere and the number of confirmed cases has been increasing, particularly in western Europe.

Therefore, the ASSW2021 Local Organizing Committee in coordination with IASC decided to move the ASSW2021 (19 – 26 March 2021) into an online event.

The Local Organizing Committee is disappointed with the need to implement this decision, but we think that it was a necessary given the current circumstances. We are working towards an excellent online ASSW2021, which will also allow for wider access across the world. We expect that it will be a very good opportunity to discuss Arctic science, engineering, education, as well as Indigenous and local community issues. Hence, we are looking forward to meeting you all online soon and to organize a very fruitful ASSW2021.

Helena Pereira, President of the Board of Directors of the Portuguese Foundation of Science and Technology
João Canário, Chairman of the ASSW2021
Gonçalo Vieira, Chairman of the ASSW2021 International Scientific Committee





Invitation to Lisbon for the ASSW2021

On behalf of the Portuguese Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and the Local Organizing Committee we are pleased to invite you to take part in the Arctic Science Summit Week 2021, which will take place in Lisbon from 20 to 26 March 2021. The Conference is organized by FCT, Ciência Viva, AIR Center, the Portuguese Arctic Community and by IASC and partners.

Framed by the overarching theme for the Science Conference “The Arctic: Regional Changes, Global Impacts”, Lisbon invites International experts on the Arctic and Indigenous Peoples to discuss the “New Arctic” and also its impacts and interactions to and with the lower latitudes.

It will be a pleasure to warmly receive you all in Lisbon for the ASSW2021.

Looking forward to seeing you all Lisbon next year.

Helena Pereira, President of the Board of Directors of the Portuguese Foundation of Science and Technology
João Canário, Chairman of the ASSW2021
Gonçalo Vieira, Chairman of the ASSW2021 International Scientific Committee




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Important Dates

January 2020 to May 22, 2020 – Call for Scientific Sessions

May 2020 to November 30, 2020 – Call for Community Meetings Requests

September 2020 to December 10, 2020 – Call for Abstracts

January 2021 – Notification of Abstract Acceptance

January 2021 to February 28, 2021 – Early Bird Registration

March 2021 – ASSW2021




Closed on May 22, 2020

Closed on November 30, 2020

Closed on December 10, 2020




Closed on May 22, 2020

Closed on November 30, 2020

Call for abstracts

Extended to December 10th




Program

19

March


  • Business / Community Meetings

20

March


  • Business / Community Meetings

21

March


  • Business / Community Meetings

22

March


  • Business / Community Meetings


23

March


  • Business / Community Meetings

24

March


  • Science Conference

25

March


  • Science Conference

26

March


  • Science Conference




International Scientific Committee





Gerlis Fugmann

IASC, Iceland

Antonio Quesada

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

Ellen Inga Turi (Co-Chair)

Saami Council, Norway

Finlo Cottier

Scottish Association of Marine Sciences & UiT, The Arctic University of Norway, United Kingdom

Gabriela Schaepman-Strub

University of Zurich, Switzerland

Gonçalo Vieira (Chair)

IGOT - University of Lisbon, Portugal

Jasmine Saros

University of Maine, United States of America

João Canário

Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Jorien Vonk

University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Josef Elster

University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic

Liza Mack

Aleut International Association, United States of America

Kent More

University of Toronto, Canada

Shawn Marshall

University of Calgary, Canada

Susan Chatwood

University of Alberta, Canada

Swati Nagar

National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (APECS International), India

Warwick F. Vincent

Laval University, Canada

Local Organizing Committee





João Canário - Chairman

Instituto Superior Técnico - University of Lisbon

Helena Pereira - Co-Chair

President of the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Ana Quartin

Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Gonçalo Vieira

Instituto de Geografia e Ordenamento do Território - University of Lisbon

Rosália Vargas

President of Ciência Viva

Ana Noronha

Executive Director of Ciência Viva

Vanessa Batista

Ciência Viva

Germana Santos

Polar Program Coordinator at Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Carla Mora

Instituto de Geografia e Ordenamento do Território - University of Lisbon

Catarina Magalhães

University of Porto

Daniele Bortoli

University of Évora

Maria Teresa Cabrita

PROPOLAR

Pedro Pina

Instituto Superior Técnico - University of Lisbon

Sandra Mogo

University of Beira Interior

Luis Ferreira

Communication Office at Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia

Carolina Viceto

University of Aveiro and APECS Portugal

Tânia Li Chen

Air Centre

Catarina Paes Duarte

Air Centre

Registration




Conference attendees must register prior to attending the conference

Registration will provide access to the Online Business and Community meetings, Online Science Conference or both. Reduced rates will be offered to Early Career Researchers (ECR) and Indigenous participants.
Early Career Researchers are all students and scholars who are at the undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate level (depending on national context) up to 5 years post-PhD

REGISTRATION FEES

Business Meetings Registration (in Euros)


early bird
Before February 28

Regular
Until March 20th

STUDENTS / ECR / INDIGENOUS PARTICIPANTS

15

20

Regular

65

75

Science Conference Registration (in Euros)


early bird
Before February 28

Regular
Until March 20th

STUDENTS / ECR / INDIGENOUS PARTICIPANTS

20

30

Regular

100

120

Full Meeting Registration (Business + Science) (in Euros)


early bird
Before February 28

Regular
Until March 20th

STUDENTS / ECR / INDIGENOUS PARTICIPANTS

30

40

Regular

165

180







Call for Abstracts

 

Call for Abstracts

Dear colleagues,
The call for abstracts for the science days of the Arctic Science Summit Week 2021 (24-26 March 2021) under the overarching topic “The Arctic: Regional Change Global Impacts” is now open. Despite the focus on the Arctic, several sessions accept contributions on the Antarctic, aiming at fostering networking and advances on research on both poles.

The conference will be held online and will include oral and e-poster presentations.
Submissions of abstracts is open for the following themes:

Each lead author may submit up to one oral and one e-poster presentation. The notification on abstract acceptance will be made on the 30 December 2020, with the final programme being presented in January 2021. Oral presentations will be of up to 12 minutes. The e-posters are to be submitted as short videos or alternatively in pdf format. We are working towards the implementation of a very good online platform allowing for excellent and interactive sessions. Detailed Guidelines will be made available in January.

Abstracts text is limited to 1500 characters and the title should not be longer than 150 characters.

The abstracts will be organized in a book of abstracts with DOI to be made available in pdf.

Thank you very much for your interest in ASSW2021 and looking forward to meet you online in March.

Gonçalo Vieira, Chair of the International Scientific Committee



Themes (To view the science sessions, select the theme photo)

THE ARCTIC: REGIONAL CHANGES, GLOBAL IMPACTS

THE CHANGING ARCTIC OCEAN: DYNAMICS AND IMPACTS

ARCTIC CLIMATE DYNAMICS

THE CHANGING TERRESTRIAL ENVIRONMENTS: DYNAMICS AND IMPACTS

UNRAVELLING ARCTIC ECOSYSTEM DYNAMICS

EDUCATION AND CAPACITY BUILDING FOR THE POLAR REGIONS

LIVING IN THE ARCTIC

OBSERVING THE ARCTIC

Closed on December 10, 2020

Contact Us




Ministério da Ciência
FCT
Ciência Viva
IASC
APECS
EPB
FARO
IPS
IASSA
NYSMAC
PAG
UARCTIC
Air centre
PROPOLAR
Universidade de Lisboa
Universidade de Lisboa