Tervetuloa Arktisen navigoinnin haasteet -tapahtumaan Olokselle 16.-18.4.2018

Pan-Arctic Workshop: Challenges in Arctic Navigation

As a part of the ARKKI project, an international Arctic Navigation Workshop will be arranged at Lapland Hotel Olos, Muonio, Finland, on April 16th-18th, 2018. A summary of the program is given below. A more detailed version is available, but please be aware that especially the panelists may be subject to changes.

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Monday, 16 April 2018
15:00–19:00 Registration open; coffee and snacks. Possibility for winter activities (cross-country and downhill ski rental as well as snowshoe rental available)
19:00–22:00 Aurora Borealis show & Pre-workshop dinner (Aurora intelligent road and Aurora entertainment)

Tuesday, 17 April 2018
08:30–09:00 Registration and coffee
09:00–09:20 Opening keynotes for Arctic navigation
09:20–09:40 Ice Navigation, Dr. Norvald Kjerstad, NTNU, Norway
09:40–10:00 GNSS Integrity in the Arctic, Dr. Todd Walter, Stanford University, USA
10:00–11:15 High‐level panel discussion 1: Arctic navigation, moderated by Demos Helsinki
11:15–12:15 Lunch
12:15–13:30 High‐level panel discussion 2: Transport Modes in the Arctic, moderated by Demos Helsinki
13:30–13:45 User perspective: ARKKI online survey results and group work initiation, Dr. Heidi Kuusniemi, Finnish Geospatial Research Institute
13:45–15:45 Coffee and moderated working (Land, Maritime, Air, SAR, Business)
16:30–19:00 Lapland in winter time: program approved by Santa Claus and his reindeer: visit to Lapland Proving Ground and Veli Koljonen’s gallery home
19:00–22:00 Gala Dinner

Wednesday, 18 April 2018
09:00–10:00 Summary of Working Groups
10:00–10:20 Methods for Ice-Awareness, Dr. Jouni Pulliainen, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland
10:20–10:40 Precise Positioning in the Arctic, Dr. Anna Jensen, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
10:40–12:30 High‐level panel discussion 3: Arctic Geospatial Business, moderated by Demos Helsinki
12:30–13:30 Lunch
13:30–13:50 Ionospheric Scintillation in the Arctic, Dr. Susan Skone, University of Calgary
13:50–14:10 Positioning Solutions in the Arctic – The Aurora Snowbox Innovation Platform and Crowdsourcing, Dr. Sarang Thombre, Finnish Geospatial Research Institute
14:10–14:20 Introduction to the Solutions Road Map
14:20–15:20 Learning Café for Road Map
15:20–15:30 Summing up and farewell, Seija Miettinen-Bellevergue, Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications; Heidi Kuusniemi, Finnish Geospatial Research Institute
16:30 Transport to the airport

Please register at https://www.lyyti.fi/reg/arcticnavigationseminar no later than 26th of March 2018.

See the Invitation letter here.