– to shed some light on the 75 years of experience of NSR development and studying; to outline the range of marine navigation problems in the Arctic and define ways to solve them in the light of future increase in economic activity in the region, connected with development of hydrocarbon deposits in shelf and costal zones of the Arctic seas, as well as with the forecast global warming.
– marine capital of Russia – Saint-Petersburg, State Scientific Center of the RF “Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute” (AARI).
History of NSR development in particular and of Arctic navigation as a whole.
Current situation and problems of NSR usage and development.
Climatic changes impact on navigation in the Arctic.
Ecological aspects of navigation in the Arctic.
Role of marine and river transportation in the Arctic in solving of socio-economic problems of the indigenous peoples of the North.
February 21-22, 2008.
«Noncommercial Partnership for the Coordination of Northern Sea Route Usages»
State Scientific Center of the RF «Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute» (AARI)
The Conference is supported by:
Federal Service for hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring (Roshydromet)
Federal Agency sea and river transport, Ministry of Transport of the RF
Government of Saint-Petersburg
Marine Council by the Government of Saint-Petersburg
Organizational Committee of participation of the RF in activities in the framework of the III IPY 2007/2008
Arthur N. Chilingarov – Vice-Chairman of the State Duma of the RF, Special Representative of the President of the RF on IPY 2007/2008 issues, President of the «Noncommercial Partnership for the Coordination of Northern Sea Route Usages»
Yury V. Molchanov – Vice-Governor of Saint-Petersburg, Vice-Chairman of the Marine Council by the Government of Saint-Petersburg
Vladimir V. Mikhaylichenko – Executive Director of the «Noncommercial Partnership for the Coordination of Northern Sea Route Usages»
Ivan E. Frolov – Director of AARI
Valery A. Martyschenko – Deputy Head of the Department of Environmental Pollution Monitoring, Polar and Marine Works, Roshydromet
Alexander N. Olshevsky – Head of the Marine Support Department, Federal Agency sea and river transport, Ministry of Transport of the RF
Members of the Organizational Committee:
Brestkin S.V. – Head of “North” Center, AARI
Viktorov A.D. – Head of Science and Higher Education Committee, Governmtnt of Saint-Petersburg
Vorobjev V.N. – Pro-Rector of the Russian State Hydrometeorological University
Gapeshko I.B. – Director-General on Marine Issues, “Transas” JSC
Kozlov S.V. – Head of Navigation and Oceanographic Department, Defense Ministry
Kornilov N.A. – Public Relations Advisor, “INTAARI” JSC
Kostylev I.I. – President of State Marine Academy
Mironov E.U. – Head of Ice Regime and Forecast Department, AARI
Peresypkin V.I. – Director-General, “Central marine Research and Design Institute” JSC
Potapov I.U. – Deputy Director-General, State Unitary Hydrographic Department
Rodionov V.A. – Head of Sector for Support of Marine Council by the Government of Saint-Petersburg
Sabajdash A.V. – Director-General, “Morintech” JSC
Simonov A.N. – Director for External Affairs, “Lenmorniiproekt” JSC
Chekalova T.U. – Executive Secretary for the Marine Council by the Government of Saint-Petersburg, Advisor of the Governor of Saint-Petersburg
Brestkin S.V. – Executive Secretary
Evseev V.V. – Executive Secretary
Grigorjeva U.A. – Secretary
Potapova U.N. – Secretary
Registration fee from one participant is 5.000 Rub (at the rate of exchange, if paid before December 15, 2007)
and 7.000 Rub (at the rate of exchange, if paid after December 15, 2007). Payment is possible in cash and by bank remittance.
Please, while remitting the registration fee, indicate in the payment documents: company, participant’s name, purpose of payment1.
Registration fee gives the right to get Conference materials and presentation package, to participate in a reception and coffee breaks, to visit Arctic and Antarctic Museum, ice-breaker “Krasin” museum.
Please send Applications for participation in the Conference (according to the form enclosed) as well as summaries of the presentations
to the Secretariat of the Conference via e-mails (email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,email@example.com) with receipt confirmation.
Summaries of Presentations will be published, while the whole presentations will be included into the booklet issued on electronic carriers after the Conference
The Conference also envisages an exhibition. Conditions of allocation of exhibition space and equipment will be announced later.
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November 15, 2007 – submission of presentation summaries
December 15, 2007 – submission of the Application and remittance of the Registration fee
Brestkin S.V. – Executive Secretary. Phone: +7 (812) 352-22-56. Fax: +7 (812) 352-26-88
Evseev V.V. – Executive Secretary. Phone: +7 (812) 352-13-23. Fax: +7 (812) 352-26-88
Grigorjeva U.A. – Secretary. firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: +7 (812) 352-22-56
Potapova U.N. – Secretary. email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone/fax: +7 (495)135-00-28
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