General Information
Experts from all over Canada will convene in Ottawa to discuss the many issues resulting from climate change and modernization in the Arctic. This 5-day conference will explore the latest findings in Arctic research, touching on topics such as dwindling sea ice, community health and education, changing wildlife habitats, international boundary disputes, commercial shipping, and resource exploitation. Hosted by ArcticNet, a Canadian Network of Centres of Excellence, in collaboration with its national partners, the event is the largest Arctic & Northern research gathering held in Canada.

WHAT: ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting 2018
WHEN: 10-14 December 2018
WHERE: Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

MeMedia accreditation for the conference is reserved for members of the press (print, photo, radio, TV, film, online, and news agencies). Registration to attend conference sessions is free of charge to members of the media who are in possession of a valid, recognized press card. Freelance journalists must present a commissioning letter on letterhead from a recognized news organization or publication. Please note that media accreditation does not include access to lunches or the Thursday evening banquet.

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