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Program Published!

More than 700 speakers in over 200 Sessions will participate in the 2023 Arctic Circle Assembly, taking place in Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre in Reykjavík Iceland, October 19-21. Take a look at the draft program and register for the Assembly to join the dialogue.



The Northern Research Forum – a Pioneering Model for an Open Discussion 

By Professor Emeritus Lassi Heininen


Arctic Circle Berlin Forum


2023 Arctic Circle Assembly

The 2023 Arctic Circle Assembly will be held in Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre, Reykjavík, Iceland. It starts on the morning of Thursday, October 19, and concludes with a Culture Night on the evening of Saturday, October 21


Buy the Arctic Circle Beanie

You can now purchase the Arctic Circle beanie! Perfect for the Assembly Tours. Your beanie will be waiting for you at the registration desk.


Predicting the Future Arctic: Views from an Arctic Expert Survey

By: Mathieu Landriault, Stefan Kirchner, Rasmus Leander Nielsen and Paul Minard

Grímsson Fellows

Established by the Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson Center

Grímsson Fellowships are open to scientists, researchers, experts, scholars and writers of any nationality. The fellows are invited to stay in the House of Grímur in the historic town of Ísafjörður, the capital of the beautiful Westfjords region in Iceland. In addition to the free stay, the Fellowship includes travel to and from Iceland, as well as a stipend contribution towards living cost.

The Frederik Paulsen Arctic Academic Action Award

The Award celebrates action-oriented scientific initiatives that serve to promote and raise awareness of promising projects which address climate change through concrete actions and plans.


Arctic Circle Japan Forum

Science - Geopolitics - Economy -
Oceans - Climate - Technology


NEW PODCAST: Heating and Cooling Cities is the Next Energy Revolution: Geothermal is the Answer

Listen to the latest Arctic Circle Podcast on the heating and cooling of cities.

The Success of the Arctic Circle Japan Forum

The Arctic Circle Japan Forum - Asia in the Future of the Arctic - took place in Tokyo on March 4-6 2023. Over 300 participants took part in the program which contained over 50 Sessions. The Forum was organized in association with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation and The Nippon Foundation.


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Admiral Rob Bauer, Chair of the Military Committee, NATO

The U.S. Arctic Vision

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