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6 November 2023, 18:00-21:00

Fram Center, Tromsø

On Monday evening, we welcome you all to a Reception at the Fram Centre, a 5 min walk south of downtown Tromsø (here).

After the registration, we will serve a welcome drink and start with a varied program at 18:15. Please be on time to complete the registration before the start of the program.

18:00 Registration and Welcome Aperitif

18:15 Welcome and Greetings

Dag Rune Olsen, Rector UiT The Arctic University of Norway, and Camilla Brekke, Director of the Norwegian Polar Institute

18:30 Food for Your Body and Soul

Tapas buffet and mingling

19:00 Food for Thought

The Arctic Ocean Climate History – Past, Present, Future – A geological perspective
Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Stein, University of Bremen, Alfred-Wegener-Institute, and Ocean University of China

20:00 Announcement of the Winner of the Mohn Prize 2024

Music by Amanda Antonsen
& Rasmus Olsen (UiT music students)

What is the Mohn Prize?
Synnøve des Bouvrie, Academia Borealis (North-Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters)

Announcement of the Mohn Prize Winner
Dag Rune Olsen, Rector UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Greetings from the Mohn Prize Winner

Professional Justification of the Award
Prof. Nils Christian Stenseth, Scientific Committee

(The announcement will also be streamed here)

20:25 Food for Your Body and Soul

Drinks and mingling

21:00 Good night

The event is co-hosted by UiT The Arctic University of Norway, the Norwegian Polar Institute, and the Nansen Legacy project.