Climate Change
The last 4000 years: Key note speaker: Sofia Ribeiro, Department of Glaciology and Climate, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland

Climate change, carbon cycling and air-sea exchange: Key note speaker: Søren Rysgaard, Greenland Climate Research Centre, Manitoba University & Arctic Research Center, Aarhus University.


Physical Oceanography  
Key note Speaker: C.J. Mundy, University of Manitoba

Sea Ice dynamics including the ice bridge formation
Glacier melt/freshwater runoff

Marine productivity and food web studies
Key note Speaker: Louis Fortier, Université Laval


Populations of Marine mammals, birds and fish
Key note speaker: Mads Peter Heide-Jørgensen, Greenland Institute of Natural Resources

Including Assessing sustainability of current use of living resources and new potentials


Contaminants and potential impacts from industrial activities
Key note speaker: Rune Dietz, Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University

Sources, impacts and trends
Shipping, Mining, Oil and Gas


Panel debate on future perspectives with local stakeholders and key scientists
Panel debate with a panel of selected key scientists and representatives of locals, the ICC North Water Commission and social scientists to discuss future perspectives. The intention is to help informing the planning and adaption in the region by answering questions telling what science know and the uncertainties implied.