Asia Meets the Arctic:

Science, Connectivity and Partnership

Lotte Hotel Seoul, December 7-8, 2018


The Arctic Circle Forum in Korea will convene policy makers, academics, business leaders and others interested in the future of the Arctic to discuss the growing involvement of Asian countries in Arctic affairs.

Forum themes include:

  • Arctic Science: Serving Arctic and Global Needs
  • Arctic Innovation: Connectivity and Sustainability
  • Arctic Innovation: Energy, Shipping and Transport
  • Asia and the Arctic Ocean: The Role of Asian Countries and Companies
  • The Future of the Arctic: Cooperation Between Asian and Arctic States

KOPRI Open House

The Forum will conclude with a site visit to the Korea Polar Research Institute.

Arctic Partnership Week

Following the Forum, participants are invited to travel onwards to Busan to take part in the Korea Maritime Institute's Arctic Partnership Week.

Arctic Partnership Week Program