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2nd International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region

November 22, 2023 , 8:00 am November 23, 2023 , 5:00 pm EST

Register today for the 2nd International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region, which will take place in Reykjavík, Iceland, November 22-23, 2023. The Early Bird registration deadline for the Arctic Plastics Symposium was extended until September 30, 2023. ECS and Indigenous Peoples can now apply for funding opportunities until September 28, 2023.

The symposium will shed light on the latest findings on the extent and impact of plastic pollution in the Arctic and near Arctic Regions. The Plenary Opening will be provided by the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iceland Þórdís Kolbrún Reykfjörð Gylfadóttir and moderated by the Senior Arctic Official of Iceland Ambassador Pétur Ásgeirsson. The Ministerial Panel Discussion will be moderated by the Prime Minister of Iceland, Katrín Jakobsdóttir, providing also closing remarks. Check out the draft program of the Symposium here.

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