The EU Polar Cluster work together to increase our impact, minimise travel, and engage a wider range of stakeholders.


Individual Cluster Project Events

We here have collated individual project events, sessions, workshops, and webinars from all/joint task groups.

We aim to include all sessions, but please see project websites for more details and complete lists. If you have something to be added, please contact Lily Green

Joint Sessions

We also work together on key conferences and events on joint sessions:


  •  Arctic Frontiers Science Meeting 31 January- 4th February 2022We are happy to announce the upcoming Arctic Frontiers Science Conference in Tromsø, Norway. The sessions are:
    • Talks and posters from SIOS:
      • Talk: “Status of infrastructure development to optimize the long-term monitoring system in Svalbard: examples from the infrastructure development of the Norwegian node (SIOS-INFRANOR)” by Shridhar Jawak, Inger Jennings, Christiane Hübner, Ilkka Matero, Øystein Godøy, Heikki Lihavainen
      • Talk: “SIOS data infrastructure in Svalbard” by Ilkka Matero, Inger Jennings, Øystein Godøy, Shridhar Jawak, Christiane Hübner, Heikki Lihahavinen, Kim Holmén
      • Poster: “The Svalbard Observing System – monitoring for science and society” by Jasmine Zhang, Christiane Hübner, Zdenka Sokolíčková, Esteban Ramírez Hincapié, René van der Wal, Inger Jennings, Ilkka Matero, Shridhar Jawak, Heikki Lihavainen
  • ASSW - Arctic Science Summit Week - European Coordination of Polar Research - joint Cluster session
    • Sunday 27 March 2022 from 09:00 - 13:00 (local time Tromsø)

    • ASSW 2022 will be from 26 March - 1 April 2022 in Tromsø, Norway at the UiT The Arctic University of Norway.
    • The conference will be in a hybrid format with options for in-person and online attendance.



  • EU-PolarNet 2/EPB/Cluster Webinar "New Arctic Policy: The New EU Arctic Policy and Research and Innvocation" 24th November 2021, 10:00am CET. Objective: To introduce the new Arctic Policy to the EU polar science community, to discuss the role of Research & Innovation in the new strategy and to see how R&I projects can contribute to the Policy objectives. The webinar will reflect on the contribution of EU Polar Cluster projects to better understandings of changes in the Arctic, as well as to societal benefits. Event chaired by Nicole Biebow (Eu Polar Net 2) and Renuka Badhe (EPB), Speakers included Michel Mann, the EU Special Envoy for the Arctic and Raphael Goulet the Head of Unit, European Commission
  • EU Arctic Forum and Indigenous Peoples' Dialogue - 10-11 November 2021 Brussels, Belgium and Livestream. The European Commission and the European External Action Service organised a high-level EU Arctic Forum and the Annual Arctic Indigenous Peoples’ Dialogue on 10 and 11 November 2021 in Brussels.The High Representative/Vice President Josep Borrell and Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius hosted the events.Concluding session was given by Mr Michael Mann, EU Special Enjoy for Arctic Matters.


  • The 2020 EU Polar Cluster meeting  was held as part of the European Polar Science Week on the 27th October 2020, online, in collaboration with ESA -
  • ASSW (Arctic Science Summit Week) 28 March - 30 March 2020
    • EPP, ARICE, APPLICATE, EUPolarNet involved in sessions
  • Arctic Observing Summit, Iceland, 31st March - 2nd April 2020
    • INTAROS involved in preparatory work
    • KEPLER submitted side session

The EU Polar Cluster website is hosted by the European Polar Board, and managed by the British Antarctic Survey.