Polish activities during the Arctic Circle Assembly 2017 were organized by: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sessions: 

  • plenary session: “Poland and the Arctic”

    TALKS:

    1. From Long Tradition to Modern Studies of the Arctic System. An Introduction, Prof. Jacek Adam Jania – Chair, Committee on Polar Research, Polish Academy of Sciences
    2. Strategy of Polish Research Development in the Arctic, Prof. Łukasz Szumowski, Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Science and Higher Education
    3. Polish Arctic Policy – an AC Observer State Perspective, Ambassador Andrzej Misztal
    4. Monitoring of Ocean, Land and Climate Changes in the Warming Arctic, Dr. Agnieszka Beszczyńska-Möller, Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences
    5. Environmental Aspects of the Melting Arctic, Prof. Jan Marcin Węsławski Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences

     

  • breakout session: “The Arctic and polar research as a Vehicle for STEM & Environmental Education”;
  • breakout session: “Polish Exploration of the Changing Arctic” – film show;
  • exhibition: “From Long Tradition to Modern Studies of the Arctic System”.

Speakers’ bios and detailed information about sessions are available in a booklet: http://www.polarknow.us.edu.pl/wp-content/uploads/Arctic_Circle_Assembly_2017_broszura_polska.pdf
 

 

 

photo: P. Łepkowski

Participants:

Agnieszka Beszczyńska-Möller (Institute of Oceanology, PAS)
Aleksander Dańda (Ministry of Science and Higher Education)
Piotr Głowacki (Institute of Geophysics, PAS)
Agata Goździk (Institute of Geophysics, PAS)
Tomasz Jałukowicz (Ministry of Science and Higher Education)
Jacek Jania (University of Silesia)
Marek Lewandowski (Institute of Geophysics, PAS)
Maja Lisowska (University of Silesia)
Elżbieta Łepkowska (University of Silesia)
Piotr Łepkowski (University of Silesia)
Andrzej Misztal (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Piotr Rakowski (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
Tymoteusz Sawiński (Wrocław University)
Ireneusz Sobota (Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń)
Piotr Stankiewicz (Institute of Geophysics, PAS)
Łukasz Szumowski (Ministry of Science and Higher Education)
Anna Temp (University of Edinburgh / Institute of Geophysics, PAS)
Mateusz Waligóra (University of Silesia)
Jan Marcin Węsławski (Institute of Oceanology, PAS)
Wiesław Ziaja (Jagiellonian University)
Tymon Zieliński (Institute of Oceanology, PAS)


Media

Photo: http://www.pkpolar.pl/galeria/arctic-circle-assembly-2017/
Video: https://vimeo.com/241603449

Exhibition “From Long Tradition to Modern Studies of the Arctic System”: http://www.pkpolar.pl/from-long-tradition-to-modern-studies-of-the-arctic-system/

 


Acknowledgements

We are deeply grateful to the Polish Embassy in Reykjavik for hospitality and logistic support. 

The exhibition “From Long Tradition to Modern Studies of the Arctic System” and a part of the session “Polish Exploration of the Changing Arctic” was prepared as a part of a Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education grant No. 964/P-DUN/2017.

We thank the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education for travel support. 


Thank you letter from the Organizers to breakout speakers: http://www.pkpolar.pl/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Thank-you-letter-for-Breakout-Speakers-2017.pdf