The conference organisers call for abstracts for oral presentations (15–20 min.) on topics related to Sámi or Indigenous peoples’ knowledge and data governance, including (but not limited to):

  • Forms of Sámi governance and stewardship for different research data sources (public data, archives, health data, biobank, etc.).
  • Operationalizing the CARE principles in the Sámi context. Ways of enhancing Sámi participation in decision-making on data governance and sovereignty.
  • Advancing ethical policies regarding Sámi data and digitization of Sámi traditional knowledge and data.

Proposals for roundtables and panels are also welcome for which a group (3–5 panelists) submits the title of the roundtable/panel and individual abstracts for each participant.

Authors presenting at the conference will be invited to expand their papers into a submission in the conference proceedings in a special issue of a journal or an edited volume. Students are also welcome to present!

Abstract requirements:

  • short title
  • 200–300 words with max 5 references and 2–3 keywords
  • your name, affiliation/institution, and contact info.

Deadline for submitting abstracts is December 5th, 2022Please register and upload your abstract here.

Notifications of acceptance will be sent by December 19th. If you need to revise your registration, please email