The Education plenary introductory speech "Reframing Arctic Education Research" will be given by Diane Hirshberg (Prof. of Education Policy, University of Alaska Anchorage), with the main keynote "Listening to young children: Rights and respect" by Sue Dockett (Prof. in Early Childhood Studies, Charles Sturt University, Australia).
In the afternoon, the final plenary session in Oulu will be a keynote on Connectivity with the introductory keynote "Connectivity in serving the needs of communities" by Assia Brandrup-Lukanow (Former Executive Medical Officer, Greenland). The main key note is "Arctic 5G: Oxymoron or Opportunity?" by Jaap van de Beek (Professor, Luleå University of Technology).
A full slate of parallel science sessions fill out the day's events, which conclude in the afternoon as participants make their way to the Finnish capital. We will gather together again at the University of Helsinki's ThinkCorner for an evening reception, co-organized with the "Women of the Arctic" side event. The science section continues on Friday before the official closing.
Safe travels to all participants and see you soon in Helsinki!