The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (University of Tasmania, Australia) is proud to join the Polar Law Institute, (University of Akureyri, Iceland), the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law – Arctic Centre (University of Lapland, Finland) and the University of the Arctic and its Thematic Network on Arctic Law (Finland) to host the 12th Polar Law Symposium.

Academics, students and practitioners from around the world will attend and participate in this event, which will include sessions on topics:

  • Developments in polar law
  • Polar marine resources
  • Climate law
  • Native peoples and human rights
  • The Antarctic Treaty system
  • Arctic Council
  • Developments in international law
  • Asian interests in polar affairs
  • Polar economies and industry

The hosts of the 12th Polar Law Symposium are pleased to invite you to submit abstracts for oral presentations. Participants are invited to submit an abstract on one of the nominated symposium themes, or to nominate a topic of their own choice.

Registration for the 2019 Polar Law Symposium will be opening on Wednesday 22 May.

For more information visit the symposium website.