Starting with a brief introduction to ArcNet, the session let a number of invited participants from diverse Arctic backgrounds express their views on, and experiences with, marine conservation and conservation initiatives. The remainder of the session was dedicated to facilitated exchanges between panel members and the audience.
- Martin Sommerkorn, Head of Conservation WWF Arctic Programme
- Lauren Devine, Director, Ecosystem Conservation Office at Aleut Community of St. Paul Island
- Barnie Aggark, Chesterfield Inlet, Nunavut, Canada
- Lauren Wenzel, Director, National Marine Protected Areas Center at the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Moderator: John Morrison, Director of Conservation Planning and Measures at WWF-US