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EU-PolarNet Webinar on European Cooperation for Polar Science and Society – Register Now

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EU-PolarNet Webinar on European Cooperation for Polar Science and Society – Register Now

“STRONGER TOGETHER: EUROPEAN COOPERATION FOR POLAR SCIENCE AND SOCIETY” WEBINAR, 11 JUNE 2020

World Ocean Council (WOC) Invites the Ocean Business and Investment Community to the EU-PolarNet Webinar on the Integrated European Polar Research Programme

26 May 2020

EU-PolarNet and the European Polar Board are co-organizing the following webinar:

Stronger Together: European Cooperation for Polar Science and Society – The Integrated European Polar Research Programme
Date: 11 June 2020
Time: 10:00-13:00 CEST
Registration: Click here to register

In this webinar, participants will be given an introduction to the European Polar Research Programme developed as part of the EU-PolarNet project.

The European Polar Research Programme is the outcome of a five-year process of co-designing and developing a future research agenda for Europe. It represents a bottom-up community effort, building on the challenges and needs raised by all who are affected by the ongoing changes in the Polar Regions. It has been designed using a truly transdisciplinary approach and aims to bridge the knowledge gaps in and between natural and social sciences, the economy and society in the Polar Regions.

WOC Europe Executive Director Christine Valentin will be co-presenting as co-author of Research Need 5: Challenges and Opportunities for Polar Operations. For more information on the webinar agenda, click here.

EU-PolarNet, within which the WOC is an Industry Partner, is the world’s largest consortium of expertise and infrastructure for polar research. Seventeen countries are represented by 22 of Europe’s internationally respected multi-disciplinary research institutions. Since 2015, EU-PolarNet has been developing and delivering a strategic framework and mechanisms to prioritize science, optimize the use of polar infrastructure and broker new partnerships that have led to the co-design of polar research projects delivering tangible benefits for our society. By adopting a higher degree of coordination of polar research and operations than has existed previously, the consortium engages in closer cooperation with all relevant actors on an international level.

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