Sustainable Arctic Tourism: How might Arctic Tourism tie in with the SDGS?

We invite to the 8th High-Level Dialogue on 'UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Arctic' to be held on the topic 'Sustainable Arctic Tourism' at UiT in Tromso on 30 April 2018.

Our 8 panellists will make short presentations about topics relevant to the theme “Sustainable Arctic Tourism: How might Arctic Tourism tie in with the SDGS?“. 

This will be followed by a panel discussion based on the presentations, as well as questions put forward by the Chair and members of the audience. 

Link for the webstreaming:

First section: 10:00-11:00

Second section: 11:10-13:00

This program is open to the public. Welcome!


Prof Anne Husebekk, Rector, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway
Bianca Maria Johansen, Senior Adviser, Arctic Economic Council Secretariat

Prof Britt Kramvig, Professor, Department of Tourism and Northern Studies, UiT
Niklas Labba, Director, Centre for Sami Studies, UiT
Prof Brooks Kaiser, Professor WSR, Environmental and Business Economics,
University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Dr Chris Horbel, Assoc Professor, Environmental and Business Economics, SDU
Dr Ilan Kelman, Reader, UCL Institute of Risk and Disaster Reduction, UCL
Keith Sproule, Executive Director, Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropies
Chris Hudson, CEO, Visit Tromsø
Annleyg Lamhauge, MICE Marketing Manager, Visit Faroe Islands

Chair: Dr Dwayne Ryan Menezes, Director, Polar Research and Policy Initiative

Nina Buvang Vaaja, Director, Arctic Council Secretariat
Agust Bogason, Nordregio

This event is organised by Polar Research and Policy Initiative, in collaboration with UiT The Arctic University of Norway, the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), The University of the Arctic (UArctic), Ministry of Higher Education and Science in Denmark and Nordregio.

Når: 30.04.18 kl 10.00–12.30
Hvor: Auditorium 2 (1.836), Teorifagbygget hus 1, UiT Tromsø
Sted: Tromsø
Målgruppe: alle
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