The first conference day consists panel discussions of policy makers and business sector. The second day is science-orientated and consists scientific presentations and panel discussion. The conference venue is Arktikum.

All international Arctic and non-Arctic actors, researchers and policymakers are warmly welcome to the conference!

The conference is organized by the Arctic Centre at the University of Lapland in cooperation with UArctic Thematic network on Arctic Migration and several partners.

Call for abstracts:

The call for abstracts for the conference is open until 29 February 2020. The topics include:

1. Gender and migration in the arctic
2. Immigrants and the labour markets in the North
3. The role of mass media in the integration of immigrants
4. Cooperating the stateless
5. Growing arctic cities, shrinking arctic cities, melting arctic cities
6. Local languages, education: Integration of adult and youth
7. Outward migration from the arctic


More information about the abstract call and the conference can be found on the conference website.

Kalle Autti, conference coordinator
Arctic Centre, University of Lapland 
Phone: +358 (0)40 6598002 
Email: kaautti[at]