2020 Arctic Task Force
Task Force Photo Album
Welcome to the photo album for the JSIS 495H Task Force on Arctic Sea Ice and International Policy and the research trip to Ottawa, Canada—part of the Donald C. Hellmann Task Force Program and the International Policy Institute, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle.
9 January 2020 – UW Libraries Workshop with Dan Mandeville, Nordic Studies Librarian; and Adylenne Ascencio, Student Reference Specialist.
14 January 2020 – Class presentations on Canada’s Arctic Policy and Sea Ice by Max Showalter, Arctic Fellow, International Policy Institute; doctoral candidate, School of Oceanography.
21 January 2020 – Class presentation on the Arctic Council by Ellen Ahlness, Arctic Fellow, International Policy Institute; doctoral candidate, Department of Political Science, presentation.
26 January 2020 – Indigenous Walks with Hunter Mckenzie, Guide.
26 January 2020 – Policy Writing Workshops by Joanne Muzak, Professional Editor and Writing Consultant; and Eric Finke, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (retired).
27 January 2020 – Global Affairs Canada with Jeannette Menzies, Senior Advisor, Nordic and Polar Relations, Global Affairs Canada; Ana Maria Araujo, Senior Policy Analyst, Nordic and Polar Relations, Global Affairs Canada; Christina Nguyen, Senior Policy Analyst, Defense and Security Relations; and Simon Cridland, Deputy Director, Oceans and Environmental Law, Global Affairs Canada.
27 January 2020 – Nunavut Sivuniksavut with Murray Angus, Co-Founder; Shelton Nipisar, Arviat, Nunavut, 2nd year student; Lilly Parr, Cape Dorset, Nunavut, 2nd year student; Mary Sarah Nikki-Pisco, Iqaluit, Nunavut, 2nd year student.
28 January 2020 – Discussion with Frances Abele, School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University.
28 January 2020 – Canadian Ice Service, Meteorological Service of Canada, Environment and Climate Change Canada with Paul Yang, Associate Director, Prediction Services Operations, Atlantic and Ice Division; Scott Weese, Manager, Analysis and Forecast Operations of Canadian Ice Service, Prediction Services Operations, Atlantic and Ice Division; Dean Flett, Senior Manager, Applied Science and Development Section, Prediction Services Operations, Atlantic and Ice Division; Eric Vaillant, Training and Standards Manager, Ice Field Service, Prediction Services Operations, Atlantic and Ice Division; and Tom Zagon, Acting Manager, Applied Science and Development, Ice, Prediction Services Operations, Atlantic and Ice Division.
29 January 2020 – Inuit Circumpolar Council with Stephanie Meakin, Senior Science Advisor.
29 January 2020 – Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami with Kevin Kablutsiak, Director, Communications; and James Kuptana, Manager, Environment and Wildlife.
29 January 2020 – Discussion with Whit Fraser, author, True North Rising.
29 January 2020 – Discussion with Barry Pottle, Inuk photographer.
30 January 2020 – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada with Barry Pottle, Senior Aboriginal Awareness Officer, Learning and Well Being Directorate, Human Resources Work Services Branch; Christopher Penney, Manager, Relationships, Inuit-Crown Partnership Directorate, Reconciliation Secretariat; Jyoti Bhargava, Senior Analyst, Intergovernmental and International Relations Directorate, Indigenous and External Relations Branch; Mackenzie Vézina, Junior Policy Analyst, Intergovernmental and International Relations Directorate, International and External Relations Branch; and Marko DeGuzman, Student Policy Analyst, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada.
30 January 2020 – University of Ottawa Televised Symposium: A Melting Arctic: Implications of Sea-Ice Loss on Governing the Arctic with Mark Salter, Political Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa; Lieutenant Commander Sylvain Bernier, Royal Canadian Navy; Major Conrad Schubert, Vice Commander, Joint Task Force North, Canadian Forces; Nadine Fabbi, Canadian Studies Center/International Policy Institute, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington; Eilis Quinn, Reporter, Eye on the Arctic; Alison Cook, Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Ottawa; and Mathieu Landriault, Research Associate, Center for International Policy Studies; Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of Canada, Trent University.
31 January 2020 – Visit to the Embassy of Finland with Jyrki Nissilä, Minister-Counsellor, Deputy Head of Mission.
31 January 2020 – Visit to the Embassy of Iceland with Pétur Ásgeirsson, Ambassador; and Ólöf Dögg Sigvaldadóttir, Attaché.
31 January 2020 – Visit to the Embassy of the United States of America with Lonzell ‘Bud’ Locklear, Special Adviser for Energy and Environment; Robert Tibbetts, Environment, Science and Technology, and Health Officer, and Arctic Officer; Joseph Crook, Embassy Spokesperson (Jackson School alumnus); Susan Bridenstine, Cultural Affairs Officer; and Stephen Sztuk, Analyst, Legal Attaché Office.
31 January 2020 – Visit to the Delegation of the European Union to Canada with Eva Palatova, Head of Political and Public Affairs Section, Counsellor (Czech Republic); Thomas Gilbert, Political and Public Affairs Section (France); and Asa Corneliusson, Intern (Sweden).
26-31 January 2020 – Fun in Ottawa!
The Research Study Tour to Ottawa is part of the Don C. Hellmann Task Force Program, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle—the capstone experience in the undergraduate International Studies Program; and, the Jackson School’s International Policy Institute.
Funding was made possible by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York; and by the Canadian Studies Center and Center for Global Studies with Title VI grant funding administered by the International and Foreign Language Education office in the Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education.