Programme for the Polar Night Week 2019

The programme may be subject to changes.

Monday, 14 January

Arrival of participants

16:00 - 18:00: SESS report release (open)

18:00 - 20:00: Icebreaker

Tuesday, 15 January

08:30- 10:30: General Assembly

11:00 - 12:00: Plenary - keynote and decisions of the GA

13:00 - 15:00: Polar Night Seminar (open)

15:30 - 17:30: Excursion to SvalSat

Wednesday, 16 January

08:30 - 09:30: Keynote (open)

09:30 - 14:00: SIOS carousel - working sessions for all participants (includes lunch and coffee breaks)

15:00 - 17:00: Poster session (open)

19:00 - onwards: SIOS dinner

Thursday, 17 January

08:00 - 11:30: Working group meetings (includes coffee breaks)

12:30 - 14:30: SIOS-InfraNor meeting

15:00 - 17:00: Working group meetings (continued), ad hoc meetings

19:00 - 21:00 Public event (as part of the Svalbard Seminar*)

* 'Svalbardseminaret' is an annual popular science seminar series co-organised by UNIS, the Norwegian Polar Institute and the Governor of Svalbard. Lecture topics include research, polar history, and other topics of interest for local residents.

Friday, 18 January

08:30 - 11:00: Working group meetings (continued), ad hoc meetings

From 11:00: Lunch in canteen or to take away

Departure of participants