INTERACT partner UNIS is hosting an international Arctic Safety Conference 13-15 may 2019 organised by the Arctic Safety Center. The aim of the conference is to bring together experts and practitioners to share experiences, new findings and best practices for safety in the Arctic. The Arctic Safety Centre is a hub for sharing knowledge regarding personnel safety related to natural hazards (The average weather we would expect over a long period of time (seasons, years, decades). Climate varies from place-to-place across the Earth. Climate is determined by long-term (over at least... More, topography, and wildlife) in the Definitions of the Arctic vary according to environmental, geographical, political, cultural and scientific perspectives. Some scientists define the Arctic as areas having a high latitude, long winters, short, cool summers,... More. Safe operations in the Arctic require safety knowledge and skills in both planning and execution, increasingly important due to climate changes and an increased focus toward the high north within tourism, transportation and industry.
More information about the conference can be found at UNIS.