Extended Abstract Submission Deadline: Tuesday, 20 February 2007
The idea of the conference is to highlight the importance of science and knowledge in the development of the Arctic  region, especially from the perspectives of environmental, social, cultural, legal and economic sciences, and without forgetting critical perspectives.
The aim of the conference is also to showcase and develop the role of the University of Lapland and its Arctic Centre in international networks and  multidisciplinary arctic and northern research.
The conference program consists of several key note speeches and parallel workshops with different themes and invited commentators, where both senior scholars and PhD students are welcomed to present their papers. 
See the conference website for the list for the preliminary list of workshops.
Deadline for abstracts:
Abstract (max. 250 words): 20 February 2007. Please select a workshop in which you wish to participate in and send the abstracts via email: sanna.ovaskainen@ulapland.fi 
The organizer and the host for the Conference is the University of Lapland.  The different units of the University (Legal studies, Social Sciences, Arts, Education, Tourism, The Arctic Centre) are all participating in the arrangements. The conference will be organized during and will be the core of 'The Arctic Week' that will also include the Arktis -graduate school seminar, the opening of the new Arctic Science Centre Exhibition (1300m) and the opening of the Arctic art exhibition at the Lapland Art Museum.
Further information:
See more information: www.arcticcentre.org/power
Sanna Ovaskainen, Planner
Phone, +358 16 341 2747