Scotland and the New North

November 19-21, 2017

Program

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

The Arctic Circle Forum in Scotland convened policy makers, academics, business leaders and others interested in the future of the North to participate in discussions focused on areas of common interest between Scotland and Arctic.

Forum themes included

  • Building Resilient Communities: Planning and Transport
  • Shipping and Aviation Connections
  • Arctic Seas – Environment, Fisheries and Monitoring
  • Energy Innovation and Local Solutions
  • Multi-Sectoral Blue Growth
  • Tourism in the New North
  • Young People in Remote Communities
  • Design, Innovation and Community Empowerment

Watch First Minister Nicola Sturgeon of Scotland addressing the 2017 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik and participating in an Q&A session with Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson: