Venue: North-Eastern Federal University, Yakutsk, Russian Federation
Dates: November 25-26, 2014
Aim of the Conference:
to present the results of research and educational activity on “Social and Human Adaptation of the Arctic Regions to Climate Change and Globalization”, to analyze the legislative framework and international practice, and to share innovative and practical experience.
Conference organizer: North-Eastern Federal University, Yakutsk, Russian Federation
The Conference will gather international and Russian experts, including those from foreign scientific centers, federal universities, the University of the Arctic, partner UNESCO chairs and institutes, as well as the representatives from the Headquarters of UNESCO (Paris) and the Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO (Moscow).
The Conference will include two plenary and four breakout sessions:
Plenary session I. Social and Human Adaptation of the Arctic Regions to Climate Change and Globalization.
Session 1: Issues of Climate Change and Globalization;
Session 2: Health and Human Adaptation to Extreme Natural and Climatic Conditions of the Arctic: Issues and ways of solution;
Session 3: Social and Economic Development of the Arctic;
Session 4: Monitoring of the Biological Resources of the Arctic in the Concept of Climate Change.
Session 5: Digital Technology in the Preservation and Development of the Languages and Cultures of Small-Numbered Peoples in the Context of Globalization.
Session 6: Ecological Issues Arctic under the conditions technogenic load.
Plenary session II. (Closing): Proposals, discussion, adoption of the Conference resolution.
Contact person: Anatoly Sleptsov, UNESCO Chairholder at NEFU, 89245636617
Conference Application Form: s-vfu.ru/AdaptArctic