High North Dialogue 2018 Research Workshop
April 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
We invite you to take part in our research workshop in conjunction with the annual High North Dialogue conference, www.highnorthdialogue.no.
Organized by High North Center for Business and Governance and The Arctic Institute, the workshop aims at providing arena to discuss different aspects of growth in the Arctic and connecting with similar minded scholars across academic fields.
Why: To present and discuss researchers’ work concerned with economic growth in the Arctic, with a particular emphasis on industries and regions.
Whom: Post doctor scholars and High North Dialogue PhD alumni. The workshop seeks to gather researchers who are interested in growth in the Arctic from different fields and discipline.
Dr. Laurence C. Smith, Professor and Chair of Geography and Professor of Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences at UCLA. His research interests include the Arctic, hydrology, satellite remote sensing technologies and climate change. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles, essays and books including in the journals Science, Nature, and PNAS, and won more than $7M in research funding from the National Science Foundation and NASA.
Dr. Grete Hovelsrud, Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Nord University. Dr. Grete Hovelsrud is a Senior Researcher at Nordland Research Institute, Senior Researcher at Centre for International Climate Research-Oslo CICERO, and Vice-President at Norwegian Scientific Academy for Polar Research.