Polar Governance Workshop

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The British Antarctic Survey, along with the University of Leeds and Royal Holloway, University of London, invites you for its second Polar Governance Workshop: Polar Governance in Action: balancing multiple interests and values in the management of Arctic and Antarctic tourism. Registration is required for this FREE event.

The workshop will take place on the 24th April 2018 – from 10:00 to 16:00 at the Royal Geographical Society in London.

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At this event, experts from policy and academic communities will discuss and analyse the current cultural, political, commercial and environmental challenges and opportunities associated with the governance of Arctic and Antarctic and its associated tourism activities.


Henry Burgess, Head of the NERC Arctic Office

Dr. Kim Crosbie, Noble Caledonia Limited / Salen Ship Management

Prof. Klaus Dodds, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway University of London

Prof. James Ford, Priestley Chair in Climate Adaptation, University of Leeds

Dr. Adrian J Howkins, Reader in Environmental History, University of Bristol

Frigg Jørgensen, Executive Director, Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO)

Amanda Lynnes, Head of Communications and Environment, International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators (IAATO)

Camilla Nichols, Chief Executive of the United Kingdom Antarctic Heritage Trust

Dr. Damon Stanwell-Smith, Executive Director, International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators (IAATO)

Jane Rumble, Head of the Polar Regions Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom

Find out more about the event here.