Breakout I: Information sessions

1 June 13.00-14.00 (+ breakout session reports at 14.15-14.45)

The first set of breakout sessions is for the members to learn about key activities and member benefits, as well as recent initiatives of UArctic. Session themes are: 

Developing new Thematic Networks (Wishcamper Center, Room 133)
Session lead: Diane Hirshberg and Outi Snellman

Project Funding (Abromson Center, Hannaford Hall)
Session leads: Sheila Downer and Pirkko Pulkkanen

Promoting your activities through UArctic (Wishcamper Center, Room 211/211A)
Session leads: Lars Kullerud, Francesca Stoppani and Janette Peltokorpi

Joining and engaging with UArctic’s mobility program north2north (Abromson Center, Room 109/110)
Session lead: Isabelle Guissard

UArctic research diplomacy and research initiatives: UArctic Chairs and Mimir (Wishcamper Center, Room 102)
Session lead: Arja Rautio


Breakout II: Networking and development sessions

2 June at 11.15-12.00 (+ breakout session reports 12.00-12.30)

The second set of breakout sessions focuses on networking and developing UArctic from the members' perspective. Session themes are: 

Indigenization in Higher Education and Research (Innovation Hall 101)
Session leads: Karla Jessen Williamson & Avatitsinni Committee

UArctic actions on Sustainability (Alumni Hall, Detmer Room)
Session leads: Melody Brown Burkins & Outi Snellman

The "New-Normal/Post-COVID" landscape in higher education and research (Alumni Hall, Newberry Room)
Session lead: Diane Hirshberg

Internships and Skills Training (Innovation Hall 102)
Session leads: Sheila Downer & Isabelle Guissard

How to improve member engagement in UArctic meetings? (Innovation Hall main meeting area)
Session leads: Janette Peltokorpi & Francesca Stoppani

UN SDG’s Card game (Innovation Hall 201)
Session lead: Lars Kullerud