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The virtual Arctic Summer College will be convened via online webinars from July 8 to August 26, 2013 each week on Mondays from 18:00-20:00 Central European Time (CET). Webinars focus on important thematic areas and pressing issues, with interactive discussions led by expert speakers from key Arctic institutions representing NGOs, government, industry, and academia.

2013 Arctic Summer College Sessions:

July 8 – Scientific Research in the Arctic

July 15 – Arctic Biodiversity

July 22 – Development of the IMO Polar Code

July 29 – Ecosystem-Based Management

August 5 – Life in the Circumpolar North and the Challenge of Environmental Change

August 12 – Business Engagement and Sustainability

August 19 – The Geopolitical Consequences of an Arctic Spring

August 26 – The Evolution of the Arctic Council