Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Organizers invite abstracts for the Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit 2019 conference. The theme of this conference is Climate Change and Future Generations and will focus on climate change in the Arctic, especially from the viewpoint of young people and future generations. The conference will convene 12-13 November 2019 in Rovaniemi, Finland.

The first day of the conference will feature expert talks and panel discussions, and the second day will feature thematic sessions with oral presentations.

Organizers invite abstracts for papers and presentations covering the following themes:

  • Climate change as a challenge for organizations in the Arctic;
  • Climate change and the rights of present and future generations;
  • Live, work or leave? Youth well-being and the viability of Arctic towns and cities;
  • Polar regional change: physical, social-ecological, and economic feedbacks; and
  • Arctic entwinements of energy, climate, and politics.

Abstracts should be no more than 300 words and include the submitter’s name, title, affiliation, and contact information. Submitters should specify to which session/theme they are submitting the abstract. Abstracts must be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Abstract submission deadline: 23 August 2019

For more information about abstract submission, go to:
Call for Abstracts

For more information about the conference, go to:
Conference homepage

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