Jokkmokk Winter Conference

Conference objectives:
Jokkmokk Winter Conference provides a forum where students, young professionals, indigenous peoples, environmentalists and entrepreneurs:

Establish relationships with senior experts and politicians
Present own activities and form new collaborations and partnerships
Get new knowledge, experience and adventure in a unique environment at the Polar Circle.

Why should you take part?

Meet inspiring speakers, and learn about climate change and solutions for a sustainable development;
jwc, gruppskylt, WEB, foto A Nyberg, 600x401Make new friends, establish new contacts and explore the traditional Sámi Winter Market;
Meet decision makers and make them aware of your demand, questions and requirements;
Acquire skills to share your views on energy and climate issues with others.

Call for projects

One of the afternoons during the conference is designed to showcase projects and activities. This will be a perfect opportunity to meet with other young researchers, participating senior experts and possible business partners. If you have a project, research work or a sustainable business idea, present your idea in a few lines to

Practical information:
There is no conference fee. We offer coffee breaks throughout the conference. Check Information for suitable lodging

Jokkmokk Winter Market:
Jokkmokk Winter Conference is coordinated with the international Jokkmokk Winter Market, a legendary impressive traditional Sami event since 1605 that attracts 40.000-50.000 visitors each year!IMG_0005_2,

Jokkmokk Winter Conference is initiated and organized by the municipality of Jokkmokk in cooperation with a broad range of partners, among others: the Northern Research Forum; the University of Lapland, Rovaniemi; University of Tromsø; CPN; University of Oulu; Thule Institute Finland; Norrbotten County Council; SPC; Norrbotten County Administration Board; Association of Polar Early Career Scientists; Rally; Föreningen Nordens Ungdom; Nenet Norrbottens Energy Agency; VINN Norway; Oulu Arc Region; Övertorneå municipality; Ajtte museum; CPNUR; Association of Swedish Eco Municipalities; A L F R E D; Swedish Society for Nature Conservation and Intelligent Energy Europe co-funded IEE projects COOPENERGY 9000 and Data4Action.