Congress Steering Committee

  • Lars Kullerud (Co-chair), UArctic President
  • Outi Snellman (Co-chair), UArctic Vice-President Organization
  • Paavo-Petri Ahonen, Counsellor, Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture
  • Gerald Anderson, UArctic Vice-President Indigenous
  • Zachary Anstey, Student representative, UArctic Board of Governors
  • Pierre-André Forest, Director Governance Support, UArctic International Secretariat
  • Liisa Holmberg, Chair of the Council of UArctic
  • Marina Kalinina, UArctic Vice-President Interregional Cooperation
  • Kirsi Latola, UArctic Thematic Networks Office, co-chair Oulu Organizing Committee
  • Jouko Niinimäki, Rector, University of Oulu
  • Taina Pihlajaniemi, Vice-Rector, University of Oulu, co-chair Oulu Organizing Committee
  • Arja Rautio, Chair, Congress Scientific Program Committee
  • Anna-Maria Salmi, Head of Development, International Affairs, University of Helsinki
  • Rene Söderman, Senior Arctic Official of Finland, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Jouko Väänänen, Vice-Rector Research, University of Helsinki
  • Andrian Vlakhov, Outgoing student representative, UArctic Board of Governor

Scientific Program Committee

  • Arja Rautio (Chair), UArctic Vice-President Research, University of Oulu
  • Kirsi Latola, Director of UArctic Thematic Networks Office
  • Anatoli Bourmistrov, Thematic Network on New Energy, Nord University, Norway
  • Johanna Ekman, Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • Rhonda Johnson, University of Alaska, Anchorage, USA
  • Hanna Lappalainen, Thematic Networks on Arctic - Boreal Hub, University of Helsinki
  • Allen Pope, Executive Secretary, International Arctic Science Committee / IASC
  • Sierge Rasmus, Giellagas Institute (Sámi), University of Oulu
  • Jarkko Saarinen, Thematic Networks on Northern Tourism, University of Oulu
  • Harri Saarnisaari, Thematic Networks on Telecommunications and Networking, University of Oulu
  • Peter Sköld, ARCUM - University of Umeå, Sweden, former IASSA President, UArctic Board member
  • Andy Sortland, UArctic CAFF representative, UiT the Arctic University of Norway
  • Anne Tolvanen, Natural Resources Institute of Finland
  • Tuija Turunen, Thematic Networks on Teacher Education for Social Justice and Diversity, University of Lapland

Oulu - Organizing Committee

  • Taina Pihlajaniemi, (Co-chair), Vice-Rector, University of Oulu
  • Kirsi Latola, (Co-chair) UArctic Thematic Networks Office
  • Riina Aikio, Oulu Convention Bureau
  • Virpi Alenius, Natural Resources Institute of Finland / LUKE
  • Hely Häggman, Department of Biology, University of Oulu
  • Satu Maaria Karjalainen, Finnish Environment Institute / SYKE
  • Björn Klöve, Thule Institute, University of Oulu
  • Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki, Representative of Helsinki  Organizing Committee
  • Riku Paavola, Oulanka Research Station, University of Oulu
  • Allan Perttunen, Oulu University of Applied Sciences / OAMK
  • Arja Rautio, UArctic Vice-President Research, chair of the Scientific Program Committee
  • Hannu Rintamäki, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health / TTL
  • Sirkka Rissanen, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health / TTL
  • Outi Rouru, City of Oulu
  • Jarkko Saarinen, Geography Department, University of Oulu
  • Hannele Savela, Thule Institute, University of Oulu
  • Pirjo Taskinen, Thule Institute, University of Oulu
  • Pekka Tervonen, Centre for Environment and Energy / CEE
  • Anne Tolvanen, Natural Resources Institute of Finland / LUKE

 Helsinki - Organizing Committee

  • Jouko Väänänen (Chair), Vice-Rector Research, University of Helsinki
  • Jasmin Etelämäki, Liaison Manager, University of Helsinki
  • Atte Korhola, Professor, University of Helsinki
  • Kaisa Korhonen-Kurki, Research Coordinator, University of Helsinki
  • Markku Kulmala, Professor, University of Helsinki
  • Hanna Lappalainen, Lead of Thematic Network on Arctic – Boreal Hub, University of Helsinki
  • Miska Luoto, Professor, University of Helsinki
  • Tanja Remes, Liaison Manager, University of Helsinki
  • Anna-Maria Salmi, Head of Development, International Affairs, University of Helsinki
  • Reetta Toivanen, Senior Lecturer, University of Helsinki
  • Veli-Pekka Tynkkynen, Professor, University of Helsinki
  • Pirjo Taskinen, Representative of Oulu Organizing Committee