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Proposal Guidelines for the Berlin Forum

The Arctic Circle Secretariat is accepting Session Proposals for the 2024 Arctic Circle Berlin Forum, hosted by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and co-organized with the German Arctic Office at the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research.

Proposal Guidelines

Proposals will be considered for Sessions running a maximum of 60 minutes.

Proposals must include the following:

  • The Session's proposed name (80 characters maximum)
  • Organizing body/bodies
  • Contact person and contact details
  • Description of the Session (250 words maximum)
  • List of speakers and speaker topics, indicating confirmation status

At least half of the proposed speakers must be confirmed by the time of submission.

Diversity among speaker backgrounds, affiliations and nationalities is strongly encouraged.


Governments, institutions, organizations, universities, think tanks, companies and other such bodies are eligible to submit Proposals. Proposals received from individuals will be considered to the extent that integrating them into existing Sessions is possible.

Proposals must indicate the Session topic's relevance to the Forum's theme:


Science - Climate - Policy - Europe

The deadline for submitting proposals is February 1st, 2024

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