PEI 2022 Iceland

Connect, Learn and Act in Iceland with polar educators and researchers from around the world at PEI’s 5th biennial workshop Stories in Ice which includes 2 days in the field exploring, experiencing and learning about Iceland.

Tuesday 12 – Friday 15 April 2022

Nýheimar Knowledge Centre, Höfn, Iceland

Join us at “Stories in Ice: Connect – Learn – Act” in the breath-taking port of Höfn, Iceland. With representatives from indigenous communities, polar researchers, social scientists and artists we will focus on the human story of the cryosphere and its impact on our environment, health, culture and safety. This will be a unique opportunity including two days in the field, introducing participants to Iceland’s unique ecology and geography (glaciers, volcanoes, marine-life) and its ground-breaking initiatives in  sustainable energy solutions. 

  • Share practice in snap talks, hands-on activities, science communication tips and tricks, and experiments.
  • Connect with Arctic peoples and international participants to link polar education, research and global communities.
  • Focus on the science of ice (both land and sea) and engage with knowledge and stories of a frozen world from people who live and work in the Arctic.
  • Meet expert polar researchers exploring the highest, coldest and oldest ice on earth will provide updates.

PEI seeks to explore and strengthen Arctic capacity building, education and networking. During the workshop, delegates will participate in PEI’s latest global and national initiatives; co-developing materials for the Polar Resource Book, contributing to our Global Conversation connecting Arctic polar education, research and indigenous knowledge (Arctic Science Ministerial-3), and creating a new network for Icelandic polar educators.

Registration Information

The conference registration includes
  • Workshop bus field trip from Reykjavík to Höfn (12 Apr)
  • Two workshop days in Höfn (13-14 Apr)
  • Most meals
  • Return workshop bus field trip Höfn to Reykjavík (15 Apr)
  • Eco-friendly conference pack

Places are limited.

Register with Early Bird price through 15 January of 307£. (Does not include Eventbrite fees + tax of £24.54)

Beginning 16 January, the Full Registration price increases to 327£. (Does not include Eventbrite fees + tax of £26.95)

The feasibility of providing an in-person event will be reviewed by 1 March, 2022. In the case of postponement due to COVID-19, full refunds will be provided (minus Eventbrite fees + tax).

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