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Naotaka Hayashi presents Assembly Address at International Arctic Conference

Naotaka Hayashi presenting Assembly Address at ISAR-5, Tokyo Japan. Matthew Walls

Friday, January 19, 2018

Three of our faculty are in Tokyo attending the International Symposium on Arctic research (ISAR-5). The conference in focused on "The changing Arctic and its regional to global impact: From information to knowledge and action"

Naotaka Hayashi presented the Assembly Address "Seeking a future vision by negotiating environmental changes in North Greenland" and also chaired a session entitled "Greenlandic Reflections of Global Concerns: Ecological, Social and Political Perspectives on the Future".

Matthew Walls presented a paper "Traditional Practices and the Sense of Future in Greenland" in Hayashi's session. 

Maribeth Murray also presented a paper at the conference "The Canadian Consortium for Arctic Data Interoperability: An Emerging Initiative for Canadian Arctic Data Stewardship" (co-author Shannon Christofferson Vossepoel).