UK-Iceland Event on Arctic Marine Research and Innovation: Opportunities for Future Collaboration

27th January 2021

UK-Iceland Event on Arctic Marine Research and Innovation: Opportunities for Future Collaboration

The Arctic region is an integral part of the Earth’s global climate system and where rapid environmental and social changes are already observed. Understanding the dynamics of such change and implications for the resilience of marine and social ecosystems is central to answering important questions about our global environment and sustainable development in the future.

This online event will bring leading UK and Icelandic scientists and other experts together to exchange information about the latest research regarding the Arctic marine environment, highlight past successes, and identify opportunities for future collaboration. The event will be opened by Mr Michael Nevin, Her Majesty´s Ambassador to Iceland, and Mr Einar Gunnarsson, Iceland’s Ambassador for Arctic Affairs and Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials

Please save the date on the 23rd of February 2021 at 13.00-16.00 (GMT)

Speakers and program will be published closer to the event.

The event will be a live streamed webinar.

You may already sign up for the event here: http://onlineevent.is/ukicelandarcticresearch

If you are unable to attend yourself, please feel free to forward this invitation to a relevant person in your organisation.

WARMLY WELCOME!

British Embassy Reykjavik

UK Science and Innovation Network

NERC Arctic Office

The Icelandic Centre for Research (RANNĂŤS)

Marine and Freshwater Research Institute

The Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network

For more information about the event, please contact rosa.degerman@fcdo.gov.uk