Themes and topics for the conference will be in line with MARPART projects’ task studying Arctic region’s overall maritime activity, the preparedness resources and cooperation challenges with special focus on emergency management competence acquisition and knowledge transfer.

The following topics will be covered at the conference:

- Maritime risk areas in the Arctic and emergency management competence needs
- Educational programs for emergency management competence development
- Concepts and tools for simulation, training and exercises
- Framework for table top and functional large scale testing of exercise concepts

The Conference is organized by the the High North Center at Nord University Business School (Norway) together with the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) and the University of Greenland (Greenland).

The conference will also include participants from the UArctic Thematic Network on Arctic Safety and Security.

Registration deadline is June 26, 2017. For more information and to register, see the conference webpages.