UArctic Congress: Call for abstracts under the theme Challenges in Arctic education


The UArctic Congress hosted by the universities of Oulu and Helsinki will be organized in Oulu & Helsinki, Finland on 3−7 September 2018. The Finnish Border Guard will host one session in the UArctic Congress under the theme Education.

We invite both theoretical and practice-oriented papers looking at Arctic pedagogy and Border and Coast Guard training from a variety of perspectives and from different countries. The topics of potential presentations include, but are not limited to, Arctic pedagogy within the Border and Coast Guard authorities, Arctic maritime and aeronautical search and rescue exercises cooperation from a pedagogical perspective, education and training related to SAR in the Arctic, practical cooperation on Arctic maritime and aeronautical search and rescue training, and evaluation concepts of SAR exercises.

For submission guidelines and to submit an abstract, please view the call for abstracts

Abstract submission deadline: 16th March 2018

Contact information:
The Finnish Border Guard,
Research Manager, D. Sc (Econ. & Bus. Admin.) Sari Lindblom-Häkkinen

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