The Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) will play host to the 17th Inuit StudiesConference, during the last week of October 2010 (dates to be confirmed). The event will be held at the First Peoples Pavilion on the UQAT Val-d’Or campus in Quebec, Canada.

Message on behalf of David Hik, IPY Canada Secretariat Executive Director: Dear IPY Friends, Colleagues and Partners, Today the Canadian International Polar Year Secretariat closes its doors, however the work we have been supporting over the past 5 years will certainly continue