Save the date: Arctic Emergency Management Conference

Save the date: Arctic Emergency Management Conference
The Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response Working Group of the Arctic Council and Nord University invite to an Arctic Emergency Management Conference in Bodø.
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This is one of the first international conferences dedicated to a holistic view of Arctic emergency management.

Emergency management in the Arctic is a fast-changing landscape. There have been many developments to emergency prevention, preparedness and response, while at the same time, risk factors and environmental and social conditions are rapidly changing.

The conference will provide a platform for discussions, information exchange and advancing work on emergency management in the Arctic. It will highlight the importance and interconnectedness of different aspects of emergency prevention, preparedness and response in the Arctic.

Programme

The programme is under development by the programme committee and has a focus on:

  • Natural and man-made disasters
  • Marine environmental response
  • Search and rescue
  • PPR in incidents including radiological/nuclear component
  • Small (and remote) communities
  • Indigenous priorities and Indigenous Knowledge
  • Climate change impacts and effects
  • Wildland fires
  • Health preparedness
  • Advancing prevention and preparedness in cruise tourism industry
  • Exercising

The conference is part of the official programme of the Norwegian Chairship of the Arctic Council (2023-2025).

The Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response Working Group of the Arctic Council (EPPR) is a main organiser in cooperation with Nord University/The Centre for Crisis Management and Collaboration.

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About EPPR

The Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response Working Group of the Arctic Council (EPPR) strives to be the premier international forum for collaboration on Arctic emergency issues in order to advance risk mitigation and improve response capacity and capabilities in the Arctic.

About The Centre for Crisis Management and Collaboration

The Center for Crisis Management and Collaboration contributes to the realisation of the university's focus area within Societal Security. The centre has a special focus within the fields of emergency preparedness, exercises and collaboration in the Arctic. At the core of the center is NORDLAB, an exercise and simulator laboratory which offers facilities in Bodø for carrying out various types of exercises, research, dialogue with emergency response actors and dissemination of knowledge.

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Study start Levanger 2024
Start of studies
12. August 2024

Study start Levanger 2024

Nord universitet, campus Levanger
00:00
00:00
Opening ceremony of the academic year for all students in Levanger, Monday, August 12.
Study start Bodø 2024
Start of studies
12. August 2024

Study start Bodø 2024

Nord universitet, campus Bodø
12:00
14:00
Opening ceremony of the academic year for all students in Bodø, Monday, August 12.