8th High-Level Dialogue on SDGs in the Arctic: Sustainable Arctic Tourism

8th High-Level Dialogue on SDGs in the Arctic: Sustainable Arctic Tourism

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Auditorium 2 (1.836)

Teorifagbygget Hus 1

University of Tromso - The Arctic University of Norway | UiT

9019 Tromsø

Norway

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We are pleased to invite you to the 8th High-Level Dialogue on ‘SDGs in the Arctic’ to be held in Tromsø, Norway, on 30 April 2018. The focus of the session will be on ‘Sustainable Arctic Tourism: How might Arctic Tourism tie in with the SDGs?’ The season will be hosted by Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI), in partnership with the Centre of Sámi Studies at UiT - The Arctic University of Norway and the University of Southern Denmark. Our event supporters and partners include the University of the Arctic (UArctic), the Ministry of Higher Education and Science Denmark and Nordregio.

Our speakers include:

  • Opening Remarks 1: Prof Anne Husebek, Rector, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway
  • Opening Remarks 2: Bianca Maria Johansen, Senior Adviser, Arctic Economic Council Secretariat
  • Prof Britt Kramvig, Professor, Department of Tourism and Northern Studies, UiT
  • Niklas Labba, Director, Centre for Sami Studies, UiT
  • Prof Brooks Kaiser, Professor WSR, Environmental and Business Economics, University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
  • Dr Chris Horbel, Associate Professor, Environmental and Business Economics, SDU
  • Dr Ilan Kelman, Reader, UCL Institute of Risk and Disaster Reduction, UCL
  • Keith Sproule, Executive Director, Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropies
  • Chris Hudson, CEO, Visit Tromso
  • Annleyg Lamhauge, MICE Marketing Manager, Visit Faroe Islands
  • Chair: Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes, Founder and Director, Polar Research and Policy Initiative
  • Closing Remarks 1: Nina Buvang Vaaja, Director, Arctic Council Secretariat
  • Closing Remarks 2: Agust Bogason, Nordregio

The dialogue will commence at 10 am and be held in Auditorium 2 (1.836), Teorifagbygget hus 1, University of Tromso - The Arctic University of Norway | UiT, Tromsø. We very much hope that you can join us!

Best wishes,

Dr Dwayne Menezes
Founder and Director, Polar Research and Policy Initiative