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October 2018
Iceland – Meeting between Jean-Yves Le Drian and Foreign Minister Gudlaugur Thor Thórdarson
 
The Honorary Consulate of Iceland opened at Lappset
Arctic Circle Assembly is About to Start. Click here to Check the Program 
News from IACN Partners 
IACN has prepared an overview of plenary and breakout sessions organised by IACN's members and taking place at the Arctic Circle Assembly 2018. 
EXHIBITIONS DURING ASSEMBLY DAYS 

ARCTIC COAST GUARD FORUM

Location: Norðurbryggja, Harpa Ground Level
Organized by The Icelandic Coast Guard
Friday, 19 October 2018 
11:15 – 12:15 INSPIRING ARCTIC VOICES THROUGH YOUTH: ENGAGING YOUTH IN ARCTIC BIODIVERSITY
Location
: Viðey, Harpa Second Level
Organized by the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Working Group of the Arctic Council; Youth Environmentalist Association of Iceland
11:15 – 12:15 CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS, FRESH WATER & ETHICS
Location
: Kaldalón, Harpa Ground Level
Organized  by the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network; the Icelandic Meteorological Office; the Marine and Freshwater Institute; University of Akureyri; and Rif Research Station

 
15:30 – 17:00 ARCTIC LEADERSHIP: GENDER AND DIVERSIY IN POLITICS, SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Location
: Silfurberg A, Harpa Second Level
Organized by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland; the Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network; the Icelandic Centre for Gender Equality, University of Akureyri; Centre for Arctic Policy Studies, University of Iceland
15:30 – 17:00 OUT OF ICE: OPEN FORUM, FILM SCREENING, BOOK LAUNCH
Location
: Norðurbryggja, Harpa Ground Level
Organized by the Universities of Edinburgh and Dundee, Scotland; Black Dog Press, London; Stefansson Arctic Institute, Iceland 
17:15 – 18:45 POLAR LAW: THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES
Location
: Björtuloft, Harpa Fifth Level
Organized by the University of Akureyri
17:15 – 18:45 NRF YOUNG RESEARCHERS’ SESSION: GLOBAL CHANGE IN THE ARCTIC AT A REGIONAL LEVEL
Location
: Skarðsheiði, Harpa Third Levell
Organized by the Northern Research Forum (NRF) at the University of Akureyri and Rannís – the Icelandic Centre for Research 
Saturday, 20 October 2018 
08:00 – 09:00 ARCTIC SDI: MAKING ARCTIC DATA ACCESSIBLE AND REUSABLE – ROADMAP TO OPEN AND COST-EFFECTIVE DATA MANAGEMENT POLICY 
Location
:  Ríma A, Harpa Ground Level
Organized by Organized by Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI); National Land Survey of Iceland; Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) Arctic Council Working Group
11:30 – 12:30 LESSONS FROM HOME: BUILDING ARCTIC IDENTITIES IN THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM
Location
: Viðey, Harpa Second Level
Organized by the Centre for Arctic Policy Studies, University of Iceland 
16:15 – 17:45 CLIMATE CHANGE IN ARCTIC ICELAND
Location
: Ríma B, Harpa Ground Level
Organized by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Iceland
16:15 – 17:45 ARCTIC INNOVATION LAB: 15 IDEAS FOR A BETTER ARCTIC
Location
: Norðurljós, Harpa Second Level
Organized by the Harvard Kennedy School of Government; the Iceland School of Energy at Reykjavík University; University of Greenland; the Fletcher School at Tufts University; University of Iceland
16:15 – 17:45 HOPE IN A CHANGING ARCTIC AND GLOBAL CLIMATE: RELIGIOUS AND ETHICAL DIMENSIONS OF THE GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE GREAT ARCTIC MELT
Location
: Kaldalón, Harpa Ground Level
Organized by Research Institute of Theology at the Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Iceland; Stofnun Sigurbjörns Einarssonar, The Icelandic Institute for Religion and Reconciliation.
16:15 – 17:45 SCOTLAND AND THE ARCTIC: ENCOUNTERS AND REPRESENTATIONS IN LITERATURE AND ART 
Location
: Culture House (Þjóðmenningarhúsið)
Organized by  the Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages, University of Iceland
18:00 – 19:30 CHALLENGES, OPPORTUNITIES AND QUALITY OF LIFE OF YOUNG PEOPLE IN THE ARCTIC: INTERVIEW RESULTS
Location
: Hafró (Marine & Freshwater Research Institute)
Organized by the Stefansson Arctic Institute and the University of Akureyri 
18:00 – 19:30 POLAR LAW: THE INTERNATIONAL ARCTIC
Location
: Ríma A, Harpa Ground Level
Organized by the University of Akureyri
 
18:00 – 19:30 TOWARD AN ARCTIC WOMEN SUMMIT
Location
: Silfurberg B, Harpa Second Level
Organized by the Centre for Gender Equality; Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland 
18:00 – 19:30 MOVING FORWARD BY LEARNING FROM EACH OTHER
Location
: : Björtuloft, Harpa Fifth Level
Organized by the Cerny Inuit Collection, Bern
Sunday, 21 October 2018 
11:00 – 12:00 THE VALUE OF ARCTIC MARINE ECOSYSTEM SERVICES 
Location
: Esja, Harpa Fifth Level
Organized by the University of Iceland; University of Vermont; Norwegian University of Life Sciences 
11:00 – 12:00 HUMAN MOBILITY IN ARCTIC REGIONS: THE CASE OF NORTHERN ICELAND
Location
: Ríma B, Harpa Ground Level
Organized the University of Akureyri 
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