The venue of the 8th CNARC Symposium 2023 is Guangzhou, China. 

Symposium Theme: Sustainable Development of the Arctic-Oriented: The Role of Sino-Nordic Cooperation

Roundtable Theme: Green Solutions to Arctic Tourism

Date: 3 to 6 December 2023

Location: Guangzhou, China

Language: English

Convened by: South China Business College, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies (SCBC). Co-convened by the Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC), the secretariat of CNARC, Arctic Portal.org, and the Arctic Yearbook.

Event by: China - Nordic Arctic Research Center (CNARC)

Participants: Chinese and Nordic Institutions

More Information:

With " Sustainable Development of the Arctic Oriented: The Role of Sino-Nordic Cooperation” as its overarching theme, the symposium invites presentations that examine:

Session 1: International Cooperation in the Arctic for the Next Decade: New Visions and New Missions

Session 2: Sustainable Development of the Arctic: Knowledge, Rights, and Policies

Session 3: Realizing Good Governance in Arctic Admist Geopolitical Obstacles

Session 4: China’s Ten Years as an Observer in the Arctic Council: China's Scientific Contributions

The registration link is: https://www.wjx.cn/vm/wPaiFNz.aspx#

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Abstracts will be accepted for oral presentations, and all submissions must be in English. Important dates are as follows:

  • Registration deadline: Oct 22, 2023
  • If you need an invitation letter for visa application, please finish your online registration form before Oct 6, 2023.
  • Abstract Submission deadline: Oct 22, 2023
  • Notification of Abstract Acceptance: Oct 30, 2023

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Symposium Agenda:

Sunday, 3rd December 2023

  • 10:00-18:00 Registration
  • 15:30-16:50 Assembly of Member Institutes of CNARC (by invitation only)
  • 17:00-18:00 3rd CNARC Executive Committee Meeting (by invitation only)
  • 18:00-20:00 Welcome Reception

Monday, 4th December 2023

  • Opening Session
  • 08:40-09:00 Registration
  • 09:00-10:00 Opening
  • 10:00-10:30 Group Photo & Coffee Break
  • 10:30-12:00 Keynote Presentations
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch
  • Thematic Sessions
  • 13:00-17:00 Session I – International Cooperation in the Arctic for the Next Decade: New Visions and New Missions
  • 17:00-18:00 Launching Activities of “Arctic Yearbook 2023”

Tuesday,5th December 2023

  • 8:30-12:00 Session II –Sustainable Development of the Arctic: Knowledge, Rights and Policies
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00-17:00 Session III -Realizing Good Governance in Arctic Admist Geopolitical Obstacles
  • 20:30-21:40 Tour of Guangzhou: Pearl River Night Cruise

Wednesday,6th December 2023

  • 8:30-12:00 Session IV -China’s Ten Years as an Observer in the Arctic Council: China's Scientific Contributions
  • 12:00-12:30 Closing remarks
  • 12:30-13:30 Lunch

CNARC ROUND TABLE

  • 13:30-18:00 Green Solutions to Arctic Tourism