Extended Abstract Submission Deadline: Saturday, 15 November 2008

For further information, and to submit an abstract, please go to:

Or contact:
Lennart Fransson
Email: lennart.fransson@ltu.se

The organizers of the 20th International Conference on Port and Ocean Engineering Under Arctic Conditions (POAC) have extended the deadline for abstract submission. The new abstract submission deadline is Saturday, 15 November 2008.

The conference organizers invite abstract submissions for presentations at the conference. Abstracts must be submitted by Saturday, 15 November 2008, and must be no longer than 300 words, to be included in the abstract proceedings at the conference. A prize will be given to the author(s) of the best student-authored paper.

To submit an abstract, please complete the registration form and email it, no later than Saturday, 15 November 2008, to: Lennart Fransson
Email: lennart.fransson@ltu.se

The conference will be held 9-12 June 2009, in Lulea, the capital of Swedish Lapland. Every second year since 1971 POAC has provided a forum for discussion of new developments and research findings on many ice-engineering topics. Topics to be included in this year's conference

- Arctic Ice Shelf / Ice Island Update
- Arctic Oceanography and Meteorology
- Changing Ice Conditions
- Frozen Soil
- Icebreaking Technology
- Ice Forces on Marine Structures
- Maintenance under Arctic Conditions
- Numerical Simulation of Ice Loads
- Operations in the Arctic
- Sea Ice Properties
- Shipping in Ice covered Waters
- Snow and Ice Constructions
- Storage of Cold
- Testing in Cold Climate
- Wind Power in Cold Environment

For additional information, and the online registration form, please visit the conference website: http://www.poac09.com/

Or contact:
Lennart Fransson
Chair, Local Organizing Committee POAC 09 Lulea University of Technology Structural Engineering
SE-97187 Lulea, Sweden
Phone: +46-920-491102
Fax: +46-920-491913
Email: lennart.fransson@ltu.se