In addition to organizational updates from ARCUS and members, the important election of the ARCUS Board of Directors will take place. If you would like to present about your Arctic research activity to members at the meeting, please send an email to There will be a simultaneous Zoom web-meeting to enable participation of those who can’t travel to New Orleans. Following the meeting, all are invited to the Arctic Research Community Reception, to take place from 7:00-8:30 p.m. (Central Time).

ARCUS also announces the availability of community meeting space at the fall meeting, 11-15 December 2017. The Arctic Community Meeting Rooms are hosted by ARCUS to encourage collaboration and to facilitate face-to-face meetings of opportunity, and is funded by the National Science Foundation's Division of Polar Programs. Meeting space is available in one or two-hour blocks for groups working on Arctic research and/or education activities.

In addition to other ARCUS activities at AGU, the Sea Ice Prediction Network (SIPN) announces an open meeting on Tuesday, 12 December from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (CST).

For more information, see the ARCUS webpages.