Polar Law Symposium

Upcoming Polar Law Symposium: Reykjavík, Iceland, 12-14 October 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).


Past Polar Law Symposia: 

14th Polar Law Symposium, 2021 - Kobe (Japan) and Online

Polar Law Symposium 2020 - Special Online Session 

Polar Law Symposium 2019 - Hobart, Tasmania  (Australia)

Polar Law Symposium 2018 - Tromsø (Norway)

 Polar Law Symposium 2017 - Rovaniemi (Finland)

Polar Law Symposium 2016 - Akureyri and Reykjavík (Iceland) 

Polar Law Symposium 2015 - Fairbanks and Anchorage, Alaska (U.S.)

Polar Law Symposium 2014 - Hobart, Tasmania (Australia)

Polar Law Symposium 2013 - Akureyri and Reykjavík (Iceland) 

Polar Law Symposium 2012 - Rovaniemi (Finland) 

Polar Law Symposium 2011 - Nuuk (Greenland)

Polar Law Symposium 2010 - Akureyri (Iceland) 

Polar Law Symposium 2009 - Akureyri (Iceland) 

Polar Law Symposium 2008 - Akureyri (Iceland)