FORUMS AND EVENTS

 

The German Arctic Office initiates and organizes national Arctic meetings and events in cooperation with partners from science, politics and industry, and supports the Federal Government in the representation of German Arctic research and policy at international conferences.

7 November 2019, Berlin

We invite you to the symposium taking place on 7 November 2019. This half-day Symposium will present an overview of more than two decades of joint Russian-German research in the Arctic and provide an outlook into the future.

5 June 2019, Berlin

In May 2019, the Chair of the Arctic Council was transferred from Finland to Iceland. To inform the German Arctic interested parties, the Arctic Office of the Alfred Wegener Institute has jointly organized a symposium with the Finnish and Icelandic embassies and the Foreign Office.

5 June 2019, Berlin

On 5 June the 13th Arctic Dialogue brings together German scientists and policymakers, focusing on research cooperations in the Arctic. The meeting was held in the Nordic Embassies in Berlin.

3 June 2019, Berlin, Germany

Marine expeditions have always filled the public imagination with discoveries and technological exploits. Nowadays, they play a crucial role in the understanding of climate change and of its effects on our ecosystems. This seminar aims at highlighting three major expeditions that call for a sustainable development and spread a message in favor of the protection of the oceans and of the climate.

5 June 2019, Berlin, Germany

On 7 May 2019, Iceland took over the Chairmanship of the Arctic Council from Finland for a two-year tenure from 2019 to 2021. In this context, the Icelandic and Finnish Embassy in Berlin in cooperation with the Federal Foreign Office and the German Arctic Office are organizing a special seminar in the Nordic Embassies in Berlin.

8-9 October 2019, Reykjavik, Iceland

The workshop "Raising awareness and building capacity for science-based policy-making" is organized by the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists, the German Arctic Office at the Alfred Wegener Institute and the Icelandic Center for Research, in cooperation with the German Embassy in Reykjavik and supported by the German Foreign Office. Application deadline is 31 May.

26 April 2019, Bremen, Germany

We are pleased to invite you to the German Norwegian Ocean Forum 2019 (GNOF19) on Friday 26 April 2019 at 10 AM at the Übersee-Museum in Bremen.  

20 February 2019, Potsdam, Germany

On 20 February the indigenous researcher Jocelyn Joe-Strack visited Potsdam to present her perspective on the contribution of indigenous knowledge to science at the seminar on Climate Change in the Arctic: How Indigenous Knowledge and Science Can Help.

20 February 2019

15:00-17:00

Albert Einstein Science Park
Alfred-Wegener-Institute A45
Telegrafenberg
14473 Potsdam
Germany

31 January - 1 February 2018, Hannover

The Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR) organized in cooperation with the German Arctic Office at the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, the Institute of Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. and the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel a Workshop on „Geoscientific Contributions for a Better Understanding of the Arctic System".

31 January - 1 February 2018
Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR)
Geozentrum Hannover
Stilleweg 2
30655 Hannover
Germany

22 November 2017, Potsdam

Airbus Defense and Space and the German Arctic Office at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, organized a special seminar on national possibilities for satellite driven earth observations in the Arctic and its user community.

22 November 2017
10.00 – 15.30

WIS – Wissenschaftsetage im Bildungsforum
Am Kanal 47
14467 Potsdam
Germany

15 November 2017, Berlin

The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Berlin, in cooperation with Arctic Frontiers and the German Arctic Office at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, organized a seminar on "A Responsible Future for the Arctic: Political, scientific and business perspectives".

15 November 2017
9.00 - 14.00

Felleshus at the Nordic Embassies
Rauchstraße 1
10787 Berlin
Germany

10 October 2017, Helsinki, Finland

Environmental protection is one of the priorities of the Finnish Chairmanship of the Arctic Council. This one-day seminar in Helsinki brought together Finnish, German and French experts to present and discuss activities in the field of environmental research and environmental protection during the Finnish Chairmanship of the Arctic Council 2017-2019. Finnish, German and French experts summarized relevant national activities to identify possible synergies and to stimulate collaboration.

10 October 2017
09.00 – 16.30

House of Estates
Snellmaninkatu 9
00170 Helsinki
Finland

5 October 2017, Potsdam

The Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften presented, in cooperation with the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research and the German Arctic Office, a special colloquium on the “Arctic in a Globalized World”.

05 October 2017
10.00 – 18.30

Albert Einstein Science Park
Conference room, House H
Telegrafenberg
14473 Potsdam
Germany

29 May 2017, Berlin

On 11 May, 2017, the United States handed over the Chairmanship of the Arctic Council to Finland for a two-year tenure until 2019. In view of the new Chairmanship of the Arctic Council, the Finnish Embassy in cooperation with the Federal Foreign Office and the German Arctic Office organized a special seminar on the priorities of the Finnish Arctic Council Programme “Exploring Common Solutions”

29 May 2017
17.00 - 19.30

Felleshus at the Nordic Embassies
Rauchstraße 1
10787 Berlin
Germany