Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


The I (first) International Youth Scientific and Practical Conference «Arctic research: from extensive to integrated development» will be held in Arkhangelsk on 26-28 April 2018.

The conference consists of 4 main sections:

  1. Human in the Arctic

    1.1. Social and economic development
    1.2 Human health
    1.3 History and Culture

  2. Natural and resource potential of the ArcticKonferentsiya logo en

    2.1 Mineral resources
    2.2 Forest and land resources
    2.3 Water resources and animal resources  

  3. Arctic ecosystems and environmental protection

    3.1 Environmental safety and environmental management
    3.2 Organisms and their habitats 

  4. Technological development of the Arctic

    4.1 Industry and infrastructure
    4.2 Construction and power engineering
    4.3 Information technology

Working languages are Russian and English.

The work of the conference will take place in the form of plenary sessions, sectional sessions and poster sessions. The age of the speaker should not exceed 35 years, but senior colleagues and scientific supervisors of young scientists may take part as co-authors of the publication. For people who do not have a PhD degree it is necessary to provide a scanned review from the scientific supervisor.

The conference proceedings will be published by the beginning of the conference.

Participation in the conference is free of charge.

If you have any questions, please feel free to ask by e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Registration form can be found here.

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A45
14473 Potsdam
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