This invitational work shop, hosted jointly by ADAC and the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Office of Emerging Policy, will take place May 10-11, 2017 in Fairbanks, Alaska. The work shop is part of events offered during the Week of the Arctic hosted by the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF). Bringing together select Arctic researchers and Arctic operators, the focus of the two-day workshop is to project and discern the potential physical and security environment challenges facing the Arctic Maritime Operator community in the greater North American Arctic in “Arctic 2030” timeline. Based on the current Department of Homeland Security (DHS) U.S. Coast Guard responsibilities and missions, workshop participants will engage in identification of mission requirements, needed response capabilities, and associated science and technology gaps and shortfalls. Following the event, the hosts will coordinate to produce an “Arctic 2030” workshop report suitable to support U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters’ Arctic Strategy Plan Implementation.
Information about the workshop is also available at:Challenges Facing Arctic Maritime Operators