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Doing Business in the Arctic

This event will be hosted externally. Please RSVP to attend.

Date & Time

Tuesday
May. 4, 2021
11:00am – 1:00pm ET

Overview

Iceland, Greenland, and North America – Investment and Trade Opportunities 

This conference will discuss Iceland's chairmanship of the Arctic Council in 2019-2021, the Greenland and Iceland in the New Arctic Report published in January 2021 by the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs, investment opportunities between and within Iceland and Greenland as it relates to Canada and the United States. The conference will as well address Doing Business in the Arctic, status and outlook organized by the Arctic Economic Council. It will provide the opportunity for attendees to network virtually and meet new connections doing business in the Arctic.

The conference is organized by the Icelandic American Chamber of Commerce in New York in partnership with the Wilson Center’s Polar Institute, Greenland Representation in Washington DC, Embassy of Iceland in Washington DC, Embassy of Iceland in Ottawa, Consulate of Iceland in New York, Consulate of Iceland in Nuuk, and the Arctic Economic Council.

Moderator

Michael Sfraga

Michael Sfraga

Director, Polar Institute // Director, Global Risk and Resilience Program
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Hosted By

Polar Institute

Since its inception in 2017, the Polar Institute has become a premier forum for discussion and policy analysis of Arctic and Antarctic issues, and is known in Washington, DC and elsewhere as the Arctic Public Square. The Institute holistically studies the central policy issues facing these regions—with an emphasis on Arctic governance, climate change, economic development, scientific research, security, and Indigenous communities—and communicates trusted analysis to policymakers and other stakeholders.  Read more

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