International Steering Committee

  • Eyjólfur Guðmundsson, Rector, University of Akureyri (Chair)
  • Lars Kullerud, President, UArctic
  • Outi Snellman, UArctic Vice-President Organization
  • Kirsi Latola, UArctic Director of Thematic Networks, UArctic Congress Scientific Program Committee Chair
  • Peter Sköld, Chair of UArctic’s Board of Governors
  • Arja Rautio, UArctic Vice-President Research
  • Michael Castellini, UArctic Vice-President Academic
  • Marina Kalinina, UArctic Vice-President Interregional Cooperation
  • Tosh Southwick, UArctic Vice-President Indigenous
  • Guðbjörg Linda Rafnsdóttir, Pro-Rector Science, University of Iceland
  • Dagfinnur Sveinbjörnsson, CEO, Arctic Circle
  • Bryndís Kjartansdóttir, SAO Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs
  • Scott Forrest, UArctic Chief Communications Officer (Committee Secretary)

Program Committee

  • Kirsi Latola, Director, UArctic Thematic Networks (Chair)
  • Rannveig Björnsdóttir, Professor, University of Akureyri
  • Brynhildur Davíðsdóttir, Professor, University of Iceland
  • Gerlis Fugmann, Director, APECS
  • Embla Eir Oddsdóttir, Director Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network
  • Hanna Gjerdi, Project Officer, GRID-Arendal
  • Pat Maher, Professor, Nipissing University
  • Greg Poelzer, Professor, University of Saskatchewan
  • Allen Pope, Executive Secretary, IASC
  • Njörður Sigurjónsson, Professor, Bifröst University
  • Tatiana Vlasova, IASSA, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Takeshi Kaji, Secretariat Director, Arctic Circle
  • Laura Malinauskaite, PhD Candidate, University of Iceland