201,3160A call for paper proposals, workshops, panels, training sessions and poster presentations in interactive and hands-on formats has now been made. Proposals that address climate change in a range of geographic locations, including southern and northern communities of various sizes, are encouraged. The conference is an interdisciplinary event and submissions from local, national and international planners, academics, architects, community leaders, engineers, researchers, urban designers and others are welcome. Organizers are interested in receiving proposals that demonstrate opportunities to influence prevent or diminish climate change impacts and showcase innovation in adaptation and sustainability planning using an interactive and hands-on approach.
240,3165The Conference also provides a unique opportunity to experience the Arctic in the capital city of Canada’s newest territory, Nunavut. There are numerous opportunities to experience the local culture through traditional food, dress, dancing and Inuit throat singing. An excursion out on the land and bay to experience the area’s natural and cultural history has also been planned.
The conference languages will be in both English and Inuktitut. Space is limited to 200, including presenters.
Organizers encourage interested researchers to submit their proposal right away. Deadline for submissions is November 30, 2007.  
For more information, contact:
Debbie Nielsen, Symposium Coordinator
                              City of Iqaluit
                              P.O. Box 460
                              Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
                              Telephone: (867) 979-5605