The Arctic Circle Assembly took place the fourth time in Harpa, Reykjavik Iceland, during the weekend with over 400 speakers participating in the program. This forum has become an important international gathering in the Arctic dialogue where over 2000 participants from 50 countries attend the event.
Aviation in the arctic, a breakout session on Friday afternoon, was organized by Verkís Consulting Engineers, Air Iceland and GLIS. The speakers and the topics where the following:
Then Kuno Fencker, TheChairman of Royal Arctic Line and Board Member of GLIS participated in panel in the plenary session on Sunday afternoon along with Sara Pálsdóttir, Key Account Manager from our member Eimskip, presenting and discussing the agreement with Eimskip, and the new network being made between Iceland, N-America and Europe.
By the end of the Forum on Sunday Gisli Gislason, Port Director at Faxaflóahafnir chaired the session about the Arctic Circle Mission on shipping and ports where Mead Treadwell, former Lieutenant Governor of Alaska and President of Pt Capital presented the a report on the topic along with his team.