Symposium of the Netherlands Polar Programme

NWO and APECS Netherlands are pleased to invite you for the annual Symposium of the Netherlands Polar Programme, to be held on Friday the 7th of December, 2018 in The Hague. The title of this year’s symposium is: ‘Polar Impacts’


The symposium programme will cover the following three themes:

  • Theme 1 | International collaboration, governance and funding impacts
  • Theme 2 | Environmental and climatic impacts
  • Theme 3 | Societal and cultural impacts

Please refer to the symposium programme for more information.

Location: NWO, Laan van Nieuw Oost-Indië 300, The Hague. The symposium will be English spoken. 

Participation is free, please register here before the 16th of November:

You are invited to present a poster during the Symposium and can choose for this option on the registration form. The deadline for submitting an abstract for a poster is 23 November.

Due to room capacity, symposium attendance is limited to 120 persons.


For more information please contact

It is allowed to forward The NWO-APECS Polar Symposium 2018 invitation to colleagues and those who are interested.

On behalf of the organization:

Esther Kokmeijer                APECS
Daan Blok                             NWO
Linde van Bets                     APECS
Dick van der Kroef              NWO
Rúna Magnússon                 APECS
Debbie Liauw                       NWO

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