The Symposium will be held on Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Saalasti Hall of the University of Oulu main building (address Pentti Kaiteran katu 1). The event is open to anyone interested in Arctic issues, and it is expected to gather 300 participants. Registration to the event (free of charge) is open until in the link below until 5th Feb 2016.

Through high level keynotes, panels and interactive discussions, the symposium will address changes in the Arctic, particularly through the themes of the FAI program (energy, water, infrastructure and health), and contribute to developing strategies and policies for a sustainable Arctic future. Presenters will include distinguished scientists and high level policymakers.

The Symposium is part of the one-week plenary meeting that the international cohort of Arctic researchers participating in the Fulbright Arctic Initiative (FAI) Program will hold in Oulu, Finland, in February 2016.

The Symposium is organized jointly by the Fulbright Center Finland, and the Thule Institute of the University of Oulu.

Detailed program and registration are  available online