More than ever the changes of the Arctic region in terms of climate change, geopolitical issues, societal resilience and adaptation have enhanced the need for mapping, monitoring, precision navigation and new technologies in all its aspects inspiring new ways of collaborations between the world of science, authorities, business and community.
AITC 2023 will gather academia, experts, users of mapping and monitoring of the cryosphere in three overall thematic tracks Sea, cryosphere and land, ranging from ocean, sea-ice, and land ice including permafrost and ice-free land.
The geopolitical situation and increased interests in a sustainable development of the Arctic, underlined by among others UNs Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), have resulted in new Arctic funding strategies from agencies such as , the American and the EU work programmes. The gathering of various stakeholders at the AITC conference will provide opportunities to interact across scientific, civil and commercial domains, to develop new ideas and projects, and to create new collaboration aiming for a sustainable development of the Arctic regions and especially Greenland.
The programme includes internationally recognised key-note speakers, panel debate and thematic parallel meetings hosted by participants. facilities for project-development, one-to-one meetings, as well as time to experience the Greenlandic culture and nature in and around Nuuk.
Researchers, professionals, policy-makers and business people are encouraged to join the conference. In order to secure the next generation of highly skilled experts, a limited number of PhD students are offered a reduced conference fee.
In parallel to the conference, activities will disperse knowledge of mapping for students in Nuuk.
Secure yourself a seat - the conference has a maximum capacity of 200 participants.