About a conference
First International Arctic Media Forum
Date: October 20-23, 2013
In 20-23 October, 2013 the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov (Arkhangelsk) holds the First International Arctic Media Forum.
The forum will bring together representatives of leading Russian and international media, experts in the field of Arctic research and development. They will discuss problems of the Arctic and connected topics.
The forum is organized by the Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov and news agency “Arctic info”.
Our partners: National Park “Russian Arctic”, the administration of the Nenets Autonomous District, the Government of the Arkhangelsk region, Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring.
The Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov is the largest scientific and educational center in the North-West of Russia that is engaged in Arctic research. Currently NArFU is the only Arctic federal university in Russia. NArFU is implementing a number of important projects aimed at Arctic research and development of the Arctic.
The journalists will be able to ask some questions to experts who specialize on the Arctic issues. The main topics are ecology, resources of the Arctic, life of indigenous peoples, international cooperation in the Arctic region, personnel training, expeditions, etc.
Furthermore some successful media projects will be presented on the forum. This event will establish a more effective dialogue between experts and Russian mass-media, as well as between mass-media from different countries. The forum will also give impetus to the new information projects.