Polar Law Symposium 2022: Registration Open

Registration for the Polar Law Symposium is now open, and it runs until 1 October 2022.  To register please send an email to Jonathan Wood indicating: 

  • Your name and surname
  • Affiliation 
  • Which dates are you planning to attend 

Registration is free, yet mandatory.  Looking forward to welcoming you to Reykjavik. 

Polar Law Symposium 2022: Draft Program

The Polar Law Symposium 2022 Draft Program is now available

Polar law is a field of law that deals with the international, domestic, sub-national legal regimes that are applicable to the Arctic or the Antarctic, or both. The concept also includes aspects of governance and management, geopolitics, security, and social issues. For a more detailed understanding, please refer to the Yearbook of Polar Law, the Polar Law Textbooks I and II, and browse previous topics addressed in the Polar Law Symposia on the PLS website.

[Click here for the PLS2022 Draft Program]




About the Polar Simposium 2022

The 15th Polar Law Symposium (PLS) will be held in Reykjavík, Iceland, 12-14 October 2022. The Polar Law Institute and the  Center for Arctic Studies at the University of Iceland will be co-hosting the Symposium in partnership with the Arctic Circle. 

An advisory committee is composed of Gudmundur Alfredsson (Stefansson Arctic Institute), Pia Hansson (University of Iceland), Julia Jabour (University of Tasmania), Timo Koivurova (University of Lapland) Akiho Shihata (University of Kobe), and Embla Eir Oddsdottir (Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network). Jonathan Wood, Symposium Manager and PhD fellow at the University of Iceland and MA Polar Law candidate  at the University of Akureyri will be heading a planning committee with the members currently consisting of Federica Scarpa, (Icelandic Arctic Cooperation Network – IACN) and Snæfríður Grímsdóttir (Centre for Arctic Studies).