Arctic Science Summit Week 2014

The Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) is a gathering for Arctic research organizations. Any organization engaged in supporting and facilitating arctic research is welcome to participate. The ASSW meeting in 2014 will be arranged during April 5-8 in Helsinki Kumpula Campus, in the facilities of FMI and Physics Department of the University of Helsinki.

More information about the practical details will be posted to this site before the October 7 2013. Preliminary program of the meeting is shown in the 2nd circular of the ASSW 2014 meeting.

The ASSW meeting is organized by an International Planning Group (IPG) made up of the secretaries of

  • International Arctic Science Committee (IASC, Chair)
  • European Polar Board (EPB)
  • Forum of Arctic Research Operators (FARO)
  • Pacific Arctic Group (PAG)
  • University of Arctic (UoA)
  • Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS)
  • Ny Alesund Science Managers Committee (NySMAC)

The Local Organization Committee of the meeting is composed of the following institutes

  • University of Oulu, Thule Institute (Chair) and Sodankylä Geophysical Observatory
  • Finnish Meteorological Institute
  • University of Helsinki, Physics Department
  • University of Lapland and the Artic Centre
  • University of Turku, Kilpisjärvi Biological Station
  • Aalto University
  • Finnish Geodetic Institute
  • Geological Survey of Finland
  • Ministry of the Environment


Kari Laine (Oulu University) – Executive Director
Pirjo Taskinen & Hannele Heikkilä-Tuomaala (Oulu University)

Mikko Strahlendorff & Kirsti Kauristie (Finnish Meteorological Institute)