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Arctic Frontiers Opening Ceremony - Celebrating Polar Explorations

News   •   Jan 22, 2016 09:51 CET

Opening Ceremony Arctic Frontiers 2016 - Polar explorations

The opening of the 10th Arctic Frontiers conference on Sunday January 24 will celebrate four Arctic explorations which have been undertaken during the last years. The event takes place at the Fram Centre auditorium. 

18.00: Culture

18.05: Opening talk by Chairman of the Arctic Frontiers Steering Committee, Salve Dahle,

18.10: Welcome to Arctic Frontiers by Chair of Troms County Government, Cecilie Myrseth

Polar Explorations

18.20: Modern Russian Geographical Society activities in the Arctic region, by Russian Geographical Society, Sergey Katikov

18.35: The 2015 Norwegian Winter Research Expedition to the Arctic Ocean (N-ICE), by    Jan- Gunnar Winther and Harald Steen

18.50: FRAM-2014/15 – a new generation ice drift stations adapted to the changing sea ice cover,  by Professor at University of Bergen, Yngve Kristoffersen

19.05: The Nansen Kids, by Johanne Jerijærvi

19.20: Summing up by Salve Dahle

19.20: Cultural event – by Pan Production

19.30: Dinner at Polaria

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