European Polar Summit
24 June 2009 at
The International Auditorium
Boulevard du Roi Albert II, 5, 1210 Brussels
This event will highlight the outputs of EUROPOLAR ERA-NET, a major project funded by the European Commission, bringing together 27 Funding Organisations from 19 countries. This project culminated in a Memorandum of Understanding for a 'European Polar Framework'. We will also look to the future and the implications for the development of the European Research Area and its impact on a future European Union Arctic Policy.
The agenda is as following:
Event starts at 9:00
• Official Launch of the European Polar Summit
• Surveying of National Polar Programmes and Infrastructures
• Policy Advice
• PolarCLIMATE Programme
• 'Histories from the North--environment, movements, narratives': BOREAS EUROCORES Programme--new approaches to Polar Research
• Background Context of the Memorandum of Understanding for a 'European Polar Framework'
• Signing Ceremony and Passage to the European Polar Board
• Official Closure of the EUROPOLAR ERA-NET
• ERICON AURORA BOREALIS Information Session
Event ends at 15:00
Please note that this event is by invitation only. Should you like an invitation, please contact Katie Luck at firstname.lastname@example.org. Upon receipt, you will need to register your presence online by 12 June 2009.
Any updated information will be published: http://www.esf.org/research-areas/european-polar-board-epb/european-polar-summit.html