The UArctic Congress 2016 will feature Science and Meeting sections, including:

  • Acclaimed keynote speakers and scientific experts presenting their latest research.
  • Parallel sessions on an array of Arctic science, policy, and education topics.
  • Formal meetings for representatives of the Board and Council of UArctic and UArctic Rectors’ Forum.
  • Pre-Meetings to foster contacts and enhance networking.
  • Opportunities for promoting and marketing your organization and activities.
  • A UArctic Student Forum with workshops.
  • A Cultural and Social program like no other.

The 19th Meeting of the Council of UArctic and the 10th UArctic Rectors’ Forum, as well as a meeting of the Board of Governors of UArctic form an integral part of the Congress.




Call for Scientific Abstracts: We also invite you and your colleagues to submit abstracts for scientific sessions under the following themes. The deadline for abstracts is March 31st, 2016.

  • Vulnerability of Arctic Environments
  • Vulnerability of Arctic Societies
  • Local and Traditional Knowledge
  • Building Long-Term Human Capacity
  • New Markets for the Arctic, Including Trade, Tourism and Transportation


For more information on the UArctic Congress and practicalities, please visit

We look forward to seeing you in St. Petersburg in September!