This symposium will take place 22-23 November 2023 in Reykjavík, Iceland.

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This Symposium will shed light on the very latest findings on the extent and impact of plastic pollution in the Arctic and near-Arctic Regions.

The Plenary opening will be provided by the Icelandic Minister for Foreign Affairs, Þórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir; and moderated by the Senior Arctic Official of Iceland, Ambassador Pétur Ásgeirsson. The Prime Minister of Iceland, Katrín Jakobsdóttir, will moderate the Ministerial Panel Discussion and provide final remarks.

Alongside these esteemed officials is a diverse roster of scientists and experts on plastic pollution within the Arctic environment. Insightful and intriguing, these presenters cover vast ground with their findings. A draft of the program can be found below.