# Session Abstracts

Theme 1: Environmental protection

1.1 Agricultural structures in Arctic regions: present functions, limitations and solutions for future sustainable connectivity in Arctic regions 4
1.2 International conservation law and local communities. Can local interests be adequately integrated? 4
1.3 Health Promotion / Population Health 1. 7
1.4 Sustainable development of the Arctic - boreal regions 13
1.5 Sanitation in small Arctic communities 9
1.7 Arctic tourism and global change 4
1.8 Modelling and control of water and wastewater treatment in the Arctic conditions 4
1.10 Biogeochemical cycles in Arctic forests 7
1.11 Reindeer & caribou in the Arctic system: Interactions between environmental, social and biophysical processes 11
1.12 Arctic resource geopolitics, oil and gas - actors, policies, platforms 3
1.13 A Panel on the Future of Tourism in the Arctic 0

Theme 2: Connectivity

2.1 Enablement besides constraints: A multidisciplinary approach to cybersecurity and its connections to human security in the Arctic 6
2.2 Global ecological and economic connections in Arctic and Sub-Arctic crab fisheries 3
2.3 Innovative collaboration within Arctic safety and security management 6
2.5 Arctic tourism development: Prospects and challenges? 9
2.6 Tourism, mobilities and globalization in the Arctic 4
2.7 Connect or separate? Social studies of the Northern Sea Route 5
2.8 Border securitization and connectivity in the Arctic 3
2.10 Self-governance and regional development in the High North: What (and how) information is used for strategic development? 5
2.11 Transport, infrastructure, communication - local, regional and global scales 4

Theme 3: Meteorological Cooperation

3.1 Opportunities and challenges of remote sensing techniques to meet current and future needs for monitoring the Arctic 6

Theme 4: Education

4.1 Educating next generation leaders for Arctic & global challenges 12
4.4 Arctic tourism: A tool for education and a topic for educational collaboration 4
4.5 Formal and informal education in Arctic studies and science outreach in the Arctic 6
4.7 Fisheries and aquaculture in the Arctic: Opportunities for research and education 4
4.8 Research as reconciliation: What is the situation in Canada and the Nordic countries? 9
4.9 Challenges in Arctic education 12
4.10 Preserving memory - Arctic worldviews in education: stories, participative projects and knowledge in comparison 4
4.11 Education and capacity building about Polar regions through science: Tools, resources, and lessons engaging in education, outreach, and communication 10
4.12 Creating knowledge and developing practices:Arctic citizen science in quality education and decent work 5
4.13 The Interplay between Science, Politics and Business - impacts, learned lessons and ideas 4
4.14 Arctic design: Thinking our way out of the global change 7
4.16 Gender (in-)equality in higher education 0

Theme 5: Other

5.1 Current research on extractive industries and the sustainability in the Arctic 8
5.3 Health Promotion / Population Health 2. & 3. 15
5.7 Ageing Arctic: Realizing the potential of older people 5
5.9 Work in the Arctic 14
5.10 The UN Sustainable Development Goals: A signpost for societal relevant polar research? 4
5.12 Connecting polar research, policy and stakeholders across scales - examples from Europe and beyond 7
5.13 Ambassadorial Panel on Arctic Science Diplomacy 0
5.14 Science diplomacy dialogue: Building common interests in the Arctic 9
5.15 Gender Equality and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 0
5.16 Health and Gender Equality. Changing quality of life: Women, men and health 0
5.17 Arctic Freshwater Capital in the Nordic countries - Final seminar of CAPITAL-project 0
5.18 The role of traditional knowledge in Arctic education research and innovations 2
5.19 Networking on gender equality in the Arctic Region: Round Table 0
5.20 Open science session 6