Calls for presentations and posters are open to both events. The Polar Law Symposium will have several parallel sessions where researches will have a chance to present their papers which will also be published in the Yearbook of Polar Law.

Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit conference invites researchers to submit a proposal to speak at Pre Event: Sustainable Development and the Arctic held on 14th November. For the main conference organizers are inviting poster presentations on the different themes of the conference. The rest of the programme will consist of moderated panel discussions.

Important dates

Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit
Pre Event: Sustainable Development and the Arctic: 14 Nov
Call for presentations: 2 June - 20 Aug
Notification of presentation acceptance: 28 Aug
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Call for posters (abstract submission): 5 May - 15 June
Notification of poster acceptance: 22 July
Extended Abstracts final version submission: 1 Nov

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Polar Law Symposium

Abstract Submission: 30 June 2017
Draft Paper Submission: 30 Oct 2017
Final accepted papers will be published in the Yearbook of Polar Law, Vol. 10, Brill Publishers.

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