Arctic Coast Guard
Seminar 2019

4-5 April 2019

Welcome to Arctic Coast Guard
Seminar 2019!

The Finnish Border Guard invites researchers, experts and stakeholders to participate to the Arctic Coast Guard Seminar 2019 organized in Turku, Finland on 4−5 April 2019. The seminar will cover themes connected to coast guard functions in the Arctic area, such as Search and Rescue, Environmental response, and Education, Research and Development.

Keynote speakers

Mr Aleksi Härkönen
Ambassador for Arctic Affairs
Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Mr Marko Tuominen
Captain (CG)
Commander of West Finland Coast Guard District

Mr Tero Vauraste
Arctic Economic Council

Jens Peter Holst-Andersen
Emergency Prevention, Preparedness and Response Working Group, Arctic Council

Auðunn F. Kristinsson
Captain (CG)
Chief of Operation, Icelandic Coast Guard

Dates and deadlines

Abstract submission starts: 12 September 2018
Abstract submission deadline: 9 January 2019
Notification of abstracts: 15 January 2019
Registration deadline: 15 March 2019