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The II International Scientific Conference “The Arctic: History and Modern Age” is taking place in St. Petersburg with the support of the Gorchakov Fund

19 april

The II International Scientific Conference “The Arctic: History and Modern Age” is taking place in St. Petersburg with the support of the Gorchakov Fund

On April 19, the II International Scientific Conference “The Arctic: History and Modern Age” is opening in St. Petersburg. Organizers of the forum, which is sponsored by the Gorchakov Fund, are Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and St. Petersburg Council for Peace and Reconciliation.

 

The goal of the conference is to establish an international interdisciplinary platform for discussing and making decisions on a wide spectrum of issues related to the Arctic region and to develop an objective idea about the Russian Arctic policy. Experts in the field of social, natural, military and technical sciences will participate in the discussion.

 

A youth session with the participation of students, post-graduates and young scientists will be held within the framework of the conference.

 

During the forum, the following issues will be discussed: issues related to history of research and exploration of the Arctic; military security and strategic stability in the Arctic; problems of ecological ad technotronic security in the Arctic region; international cooperation in the Arctic; issues and prospects of economic development of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation; issues of historic and cultural heritage of the Arctic; tourism and prospects of its development in the Arctic region; development of human capital in the Arctic; digital Arctic; issues of energy supply in the Arctic; prospects for robotics technology in the Arctic.

 

Following the conference, a sourcebook, which will be indexed in the RSCI scientometric base, will be published.


The conference will end on April 20.

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