Most of the Arctic, like most of the world, is commonly owned. With ownership comes the obligation to manage our resources for the benefit of the total. To do that, we must understand the reality, the richness, and the responsibility of the North.

– Governor Walter J. Hickel, Founder

News & Commentary

15 Apr

Northern Regions Mining Summit

How do permitting systems allow timely business decisions while responding to robust public participation and environmental risk considerations? How do Northern communities attract...

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31 Mar

Northern Regions Mining Summit - Early Bird Registration Extended

Early registration has been extended for the Northern Regions Mining Summit to April 15. Online registration is at http://www.institutenorth.org/NRMS

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Please find the draft agenda here...

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29 Jan

Arctic Shipping Forum 2014

Location: Helsinki Congress Paasitorni, Finland

Starts: 8 April 2014

Ends: 10 April 2014

Join us for the 10th Annual Arctic Shipping Forum in Helsinki. Gain expert knowledge on...

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27 Dec

Northern Regions Mining Summit

The Institute of the North is excited to announce the Northern Regions Mining Summit, to be held May 28-30 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, at the Pinnacle Marriott Hotel. The...

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6 Aug

Agendas finalized for Week of the Arctic

The Week of the Arctic is just a week away - I hope you'll join us for as many activities as you can. If you've already registered or plan to attend one of the sessions - thank you! - I...

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29 Jul

The Institute of the North to host two artists-in-residence as part of the Northern Initiative

As part of the Anchorage Museum's Northern Initiative, the Institute of the North will be hosting two artists-in-residence.

From the Anchorage Museum: "As one of the premier cultural...

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24 Jul

The Promise of the Arctic: Real Opportunities and Real Challenges for the Maritime Community

SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS:
The Promise of the Arctic:
Real Opportunities and Real Challenges for the Maritime Community
29-30 May 2013 | Seattle, Washington, USA

Introduction
As the US...

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12 Jul

New Book Released- The Fast-Changing Arctic: Rethinking Arctic Security for a Warmer World

The Fast-Changing Arctic: Rethinking Arctic Security for a Warmer World

Barry Scott Zellen (Editor)
Mead Treadwell (Foreword)
Lawson Brigham (Afterword)

A new book, entitled The...

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27 Jun

Opportunity for Institute Supporters - Canada’s North Summit 2013

Canada’s North Summit 2013 

October 15-17, Whitehorse, Yukon

The Conference Board of Canada’s Centre for the North is pleased to present Canada’s North Summit 2013. We expect more...

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