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Title (Name of event - max 250 characters)5th Symposium on the Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic on Naval and Maritime Operations
Start dateTuesday 16 Jul 2013
End dateThursday 18 Jul 2013
Location - (max 50 characters)U.S. Navy Memorial, Washington D.C., USA
Description

The U.S. National/Naval Ice Center (NIC) and the U.S. Arctic Research Commission (USARC) are co-hosting the 5th Symposium on the Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic on Naval and Maritime Operations. 

The symposium will address the changing state of Arctic sea ice and associated environmental conditions vis-a-vis emerging or expected naval, maritime, and associated activities and operations in the region. Keynote speakers at the symposium include Admiral Robert Papp, U.S. Coast Guard Commandant; Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator; and Mead Treadwell, Lieutenant Governor of Alaska. In addition, Fran Ulmer, Chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission, will present opening remarks.

For further information, please visit the conference website.

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