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April, 2018 – Arctic Encounter Symposium 2018

April 30, 2018

19 April 2018 – UW’s Canadian Studies Center joined the London-based international think tank Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI) in co-hosting the 7th High-Level Dialogue on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Arctic during the 2018 Arctic Encounter Symposium, the largest annual Arctic conference in the United States. The dialogue on “Arctic Transportation: Bridging Needs, Opportunities and Investment”  included panelists: Tony Penikett, former Premier of Yukon, former UW Canada Fulbright Chair in Arctic Studies and Heather Nicol, Professor at Trent University and former UW Canada Chair in Arctic Studies. Below are photos from the event with co-host from PRPI and panelists.