The ArcTrain conference & annual meeting 2018 will be held at Jouvence resort in Orford (~1h30 drive from Montreal) from October 29th to Nov 2nd 2018. This year’s meeting’s theme will be “The Reality of the North from different perspectives”. The preliminary program can be downloaded here. Following the annual meeting, a soft-skills training week will be held at UQAM in Montreal from Nov 5th to Nov 9th. It will include short courses on “how to deal with complex data” such as transfer functions, time series analysis, multivariate analysis, and short-lived radioisotopes, as well as courses on broader topics such as stress and archive management.
The University of Bremen hosted ArcTrain's 4th annual meeting. From Sept 12nd to Sept 22nd 2017, ArcTrain Canada students met ArcTrain Germany's new cohort to participate in the annual summer school in Germany. Participants also attended lectures on Past, present and future of Arctic change and a series of short courses on expert skills in relation with their projects.
The program is now available here. The annual report and minutes from the advisory board meeting are available in the documents section.
Banff Center for Arts and Creativity, located in Alberta, Canada hosted ArcTrain's 3rd annual meeting. From Sept 5th to Sept 12th 2016, 37 students participated in the joint Canadian-German ArcTrain summer school in the Canadian Rockies and attended a series of conferences on Socio-economic aspects of Global changes in the Arctic Realm.
The program is available here.
The report and minutes of the advisory board meeting are available in the "Documents" section.
ArcTrain annual meeting took place at UQAM in Montreal from September 2nd to September 4th, gathering Canadian and German students, their supervisors, PIs and members of the advisory board. The event followed the ArcTrain summer school 2015 in the Torngat mountains.
Please click here to take a look at the annual meeting program.
A reception, offered by the Consulate general of Germany, was held at UQAM Coeur des Sciences on September 1st to commemorate the opening of the annual meeting. At this occasion, the ArcTrain students who participated in the fieldtrip held a photo contest. The results can be viewed here.
Below, the 4 winners of the contest, Aurelie Aubry, Laura Castro de la Guardia, Raul Scarlat, Samira Samimi with Walter Leuchs, consul general of Germany in Montreal and Luc-Alain Giraldeau, dean of the faculty of Sciences at UQAM.