In odd number years the ASSW includes a 3-day Science Symposium in addition to the business meetings of the participating organizations.

The theme of the ASSW 2011 Science Symposium is The Arctic: New Frontier for Global Science.

For more information, including the program of the Symposium, schedule of the business meetings and abstract submission and registration please see the 2nd Circular and visit the ASSW 2011 website at

Abstract submission will be possible from October 15, submission deadline is 15 December 2010.