7th MARPART Conference “Competence Development within Maritime Preparedness in The High North”.

29 august 2017 00:00 - 30 august 2017 00:00

Nuuk, Greenland

The Conference is organized by the the High North Center at Nord University Business School (Norway) together with the University of Copenhagen (Denmark) and the University of Greenland (Greenland).

​The Conference is arranged as a part of the MARPART projects (www.marpart.no) and will serve as a meeting place for academia, emergency professional and governmental bodies and institutions that work in the area of maritime preparedness and emergency management. The conference will also include participants from the UArctic network on Arctic Safety and Security (http://www.uarctic.org/organization/thematic-networks/arctic-safety-and-security/)

Themes and topics for the conference will be in line with MARPART projects’ task studying Arctic region’s overall maritime activity, the preparedness resources and cooperation challenges with special focus on emergency management competence acquisition and knowledge transfer.

The following topics will be covered at the conference:
- Maritime risk areas in the Arctic and emergency management competence needs
- Educational programs for emergency management competence development
- Concepts and tools for simulation, training and exercises
- Framework for table top and functional large scale testing of exercise concepts



If you want to participate at the conference, please, register here https://response.questback.com/nord/marpart-conf2017    
Registration deadline is 31.07.2017


Conference fee

No conference fee
Participation in conference includes transport in Nuuk, coffee breaks, lunches and conference dinner (29.08.2017)

Visa issues

A visa to enter Denmark or another Schengen country is not valid for entry into the Faroe Islands or Greenland. Neither Greenland nor the Faroe Islands are members of the EU and they are not parties to the Schengen Agreement. Visa to enter Greenland is issued by Danish diplomatic missions abroad or the Danish Immigration Service. Visit the Danish webpage “Do I need a visa?” to find out whether citizens of your country need a visa to enter Denmark, the Schengen area.

Travel alternatives to NUUK

It is possible to travel to NUUK via:
Home country – Copenhagen - Kangerlussuaq- Nuuk
Home country – Reykjavik-Nuuk

Accommodation Options in Nuuk:
Hotel Hans Egede (www.hhe.gl)

Seeman's home (www.soemandshjem.gl/en/hotel-nuuk)
Hotel Nordbo (www.hotelnordbo.gl/en

Contact information:

MARPART project leader - Prof. Odd Jarl Borch, odd.j.borch@nord.no, mob.+47 90192674 (Norway)
Advisor - Andrey Kazakov, Nord University andrey.kazakov@nord.no, mob. +47 41412810 (Norway)
Associate Professor, Uffe Jakobsen, uj@ifs.ku.dk, mob. +45 52533404 (Denmark) or +299 22 99 31(in Greenland)