11th edition

Arctic Futures Symposium: Resilient Arctic Communities

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The Arctic Futures Symposium is an annual conference that brings together Arctic stakeholders in Europe's capital to discuss issues of importance to them.

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Boat near Iceberg -  Hubert Neufeld

Arctic Futures presentation on Vimeo


The 2020 symposium was held online due to the COVID-19 crisis. Recordings of each topical panel discussion are now available on the IPF Youtube Channel.

Themes of the panel discussions included:

  • Arctic Challenges
  • Arctic Policies of Arctic Stakeholders
  • Arctic Community Needs and Preparedness
  • Pollution, Climate Change and Biodiversity
  • Resilience through Empowerment
  • Arctic Entrepreneurship and Investment
  • The EU's Engagement in the Arctic and Implementing the EU Green Deal


Side events

Side events are organised in tandem with the symposium to create and foster connections between Arctic stakeholders and the general public.

The 3rd annual Arctic Shorts film evening has been postponed until further notice. Please keep an eye on this website for updates.

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