12TH POLAR LAW SYMPOSIUM
The Fundamental Principles of Polar Law
HOBART, TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA
1 to 4 December 2019, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, Hobart, Tasmania
Join us for the 12th Polar Law Symposium
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), the University of the Arctic and its Arctic Law Thematic Network (Finland) to host the 12th Polar Law Symposium. This will be the second time the event has been held in Tasmania, following the successful 7th Symposium held in 2014.
The 12th Polar Law Symposium will once again be held at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) campus in Hobart, the capital city of the state of Tasmania, Australia.
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
Participants are encouraged to nominate topics for panel discussions.
On Sunday 1 December there will be a Reception to Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the adoption of the Antarctic Treaty. The Symposium will commence on Monday 2 December.
A provisional program is now available: click here.
Instructions for presenters and information on The Yearbook of Polar Law Vol. 12, please click here.
Registration is now open. Please see the details below.
We have listed some of the hotels within comfortable walking distance of IMAS: accommodation suggestions. Hobart also has an active AirBnB community and a variety of hostels.
To ensure you get your preferred accommodation we recommend booking as soon as possible.
$250 Early Registration (by 1 October)
$300 Late Registration (after 1 October)
$100 Full-time Student Registration
$125 Early Day Registration
$150 Standard Day Registration
Presenters are required to register by 1 October to confirm their participation.
The Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) pursues multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary work to advance understanding of temperate marine, Southern Ocean, and Antarctic environments.
IMAS is a centre for both research and education. Our basic and applied research is characterised as innovative, relevant, and globally distinctive. Education at IMAS delivers world class programs, resulting in highly trained graduates who serve the needs of academic institutions, industry, government, and the community. Our natural advantages include our Southern Ocean location proximal to Antarctica and Tasmania hosting one of the world’s largest critical masses of marine and Antarctic researchers.
20 Castray Esplanade, Battery Point, Tasmania, Australia
- Symposium Sessions
- Symposium Close
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Photos: Hobart Conference and Function Centre, Mitch Osborne; Looking towards The Henry Jones Art Hotel, Tourism Tasmania & Kathryn Leahy; Devil’s Corner Cellar Door, Tourism Tasmania and Rob Burnett; Darlington Vineyard, Pete Harmsen; Shene Estate & Distillery, Rob Burnett.