The Fletcher School Opening Arctic Conference

Speakers

Confirmed Speakers

Patrick Arnold
CEO, SoliDG Inc. 

Kjersti Irina Rosanoff Aronsen
Graduate Student, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway

Ambassador David Balton
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Fisheries, U.S. Department of State
Chair, Arctic Council Senior Arctic Officials


Ambassador Robert Barber
U.S. Department of State

Walter Berbrick
Associate Professor and Director of the Arctic Studies Group, U.S. Naval War College

Paul Berkman
Professor of Practice in Science Diplomacy, The Fletcher School at Tufts University

Ambassador Mark Brzezinski
Executive Director, U.S. Arctic Executive Steering Committee

Katie Burkhart
Graduate Student, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Mieke Coppes
Graduate Student, The London School of Economics and Political Science

Nikolai A. Dobronravin
Professor, School of International Relations at St. Petersburg State University

Dalee Sambo Dorough
Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Alaska Anchorage
Expert Member, UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues


Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv
Professor of Political Science, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway
Research Associate, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)


Ambassador Hannu Halinen
Finland
Special Advisor to the Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
Co-chair of the Advisory Board of the Arctic Futures Initiative


Susan Harper
Director General and Senior Arctic Official, Global Affairs Canada

Alan K. Henrikson
Lee E. Dirks Professor of Diplomatic History and Director of Diplomatic Studies, The Fletcher School at Tufts University

Nils Arne Johnsen
Arctic Director, Ramboll

Susan Kaplan
Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum & Arctic Studies Center, Bowdoin College

Senator Angus King
State of Maine, United States Senate

Vhelma Viviana León R.
Graduate Student, Iceland School of Energy (ISE) at Reykjavík University 

Halla Hrund Logadóttir
Director of the Iceland School of Energy (ISE) at Reykjavík University

William Moomaw
Professor Emeritus of International Environmental Policy, The Fletcher School at Tufts University

Oda Nyborg
Graduate Student, UiT - The Arctic University of Norway

Rebecca Pincus
Distinguished Visiting Professor of Maritime Policy and Chair of Arctic Studies, U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Madeleine Redfern
Mayor of Iqaluit, Nunavut

Thierry Rodon
Research Chair in Northern Sustainable Development and Associate Professor at the Political Science Department at Université Laval

Ambassador Kazuko Shiraishi
Ambassador in Charge of Arctic Affairs, Japan

Admiral James Stavridis USN (Ret.)
Dean of The Fletcher School at Tufts University

Atsushi Sunami
Professor, Innovation, Science and Technology Policy Program, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan

Tero Vauraste
President and CEO of Arctia Shipping Ltd.
Vice Chair, Arctic Economic Council


Rockford Weitz
Entrepreneur in Residence and Professor of Maritime Studies, The Fletcher School, at Tufts University 

Magnus de Witt
Master of Sustainable Energy Engineering, The Iceland School of Energy (ISE) at Reykjavík University

Anne Witty
Assistant Curator of the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum & Arctic Studies Center, Bowdoin College

Andrew Yerkes
Graduate Student, The Fletcher School at Tufts University