Maritime emergency management & transnational cooperation in the High North

25 februar 2016 09:15 - 26 februar 2016 19:15

 

Organized in cooperation between the High North Center, Business School at North University (Bodø, Norway) and the EDDA – Center of Excellence University at the Iceland (Reykjavik, Iceland)

Thursday, February 25

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “MARITIME EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT & TRANSNATIONAL COOPERATION IN THE HIGH NORTH”

Venue: The National Museum Conference Room, University of Iceland Campus (Suðurgata 31, Reykjavík)

Organized in cooperation between the High North Center, Business School at North University (Bodø, Norway) and the EDDA – Center of Excellence University at the Iceland (Reykjavik, Iceland)

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
The conference is a part of the “MARITIME PREPAREDNESS AND INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP IN THE HIGH NORTH” (MARPART) project. It will focus on safety and security in the Arctic as well as on cross-institutional and transnational cooperation between Norway, Russia, Iceland and Denmark/Greenland in the fields of maritime preparedness and search and rescue. Special emphasis will be on maritime disasters and large-scale incidents; commercial activities and environmental risks; maritime hazards and responses; and post-emergency operational management issues, such as state versus corporate interests, international norms and legal regimes, and responsibilities of security actors.

Friday, February 26

MARPART PROJECT WORKSHOP
(see the conference program for details)

PRACTICAL INFORMATION
Registration form
Deadline for registration is 25.01.2016
Conference program 
Conference venue and accomodation
Campus of the University of Iceland
Advised hotels to stay, Saga Hotel or the Center Hotel Arnarhvoll

Conference Language - English

No conference fee

Dinners 25.02.16 and 26.02.16 – NOK 800 (please, contact Andrey Kazakov for payment details)



CONTACT INFORMATION
Odd Jarl Borch, Professor, Business School, University of Nordland. E-mail: Odd.J.Borch@nord.no

Andrey Kazakov, Advisor, University of Nordland. Email: andrey.kazakov@nord.no

Valur Ingimundarson, Professor, EDDA – Center of Excellence, University of Iceland. Email: vi@hi.is

Marta Birna Baldursdóttir, Project Manager, EDDA – Center of Excellence, University of Iceland.