The 27th Polar Libraries Colloquy will be arranged by the Library of the Lapland University Consortium in Rovaniemi on 10 - 15 June 2018, with an optional conference excursion on June 16th.
Finland is chairing the Arctic Council from May 2017 to May 2019. During this period there will be several international arctic meetings and conferences in Rovaniemi and our colloquy will be one of them.
Huge environmental, social, political and economic changes are affecting both the peoples and the states in the arctic region. International cooperation and research are needed to support sustainable development in the area and to face the other challenges brought about by the global change. Polar libraries and archives are important partners in these international networks.
Call for papers and posters will be opened in September 2017
Registration will be opened in September 2017
Deadline for abstracts is 11 December 2017
Program for the colloquy will be available in February 2018
Deadline for registration with early-bird registration fee is 9 April 2018
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