The ecosystem changes underway in the Arctic region are expected to have significant impacts on living resources in both the short and long run, and current actions and policies adopted over such resource governance will have serious and ultimately irreversible consequences in the near and long terms.

The themes of the conference will be:

1. Global management and institutions for Arctic marine resources

2. Resource stewards and users: local and indigenous co-management

3. Governance gaps in Arctic marine resource management

4. Multi-scale, ecosystem-based, Arctic marine resource management

Confirmed Keynote speakers:

Deadline for abstract submission is June 30, 2015

Deadline for registration as a participant is September 15, 2015

Please send your application by e-mail to

Contact person: Irene Nygaard

 More information about the conference is available here