Theme 4 Parallel Sessions Agenda
Thursday, 18 March 2010
The very nature of the arctic environment is changing quite rapidly in the 21st century. In the face of those changing conditions there is also a rapid move to expand the exploitation of arctic resources ranging from oil and gas to fisheries. This panel session will provide a full discussion of the various perspectives regarding the need for improvement in, and options for, managing the Arctic.
2:15 pm: Panel Presentations
Panel Chair: William M. Eichbaum, VP for Arctic and Marine Policy, WWF-US. Mr. Eichbaum will chair the panel and will also present the views of WWF concerning strengthening governance of the Arctic.
Udloriak Hanson, Senior Policy Liason for Nunnavit Tunngovick, Inc.
David Monsma, Executive Director, Energy and Environment Program, Aspen Institute
Brooks Yeager, Ex-VP, Clean Air-Cool Planet
Oran Young, University of California, Santa Barbara
3:15 pm: Open Discussion
3:45 pm: Session Adjourns