Pierce Atwood's Chris Howard Meets with Maine Delegation and Arctic Circle Assembly Dignitaries in Reykjavik

Arctic Circle Assembly 2015, to be held in Reykjavik, Iceland, is designed to increase participation in Arctic dialogue and strengthen the international focus on the future of the Arctic. The Arctic Circle facilitates working meetings across issues and organizations and provides a forum for discussions hosted by different international and Arctic institutions.

During the conference, Pierce Atwood is proud to host a dinner for the entire Maine delegation, along with Maine Senator Angus King and guests from Greenland.

The Arctic Circle organizes sessions on a variety of issues, such as:

  • Sea ice melt and extreme weather
  • Polar law: treaties and agreements
  • The role and rights of indigenous peoples
  • Security in the Arctic
  • Shipping and transportation infrastructure
  • Circumpolar Health and Well Being 
  • The prospects and risks of oil and gas drilling
  • Clean energy achievements and sustainable development
  • Arctic resources
  • Business cooperation in the Arctic
  • The role of Asian and European countries in the Arctic
  • Greenland in the new Arctic
  • Fisheries and ecosystem management
  • The science of ice: global research cooperation
  • Arctic tourism
  • The ice-dependent world: the Arctic and the Himalayas

Please visit the Arctic Circle 2015 for additional information.