The Arctic Frontiers 2024: Actions and Reactions conference will take place in Tromsø, Norway, and digitally from January 29th- February 1st, 2024. In the next few months, the program and more information will be released on this page.


The Arctic Frontiers annual conference aims to connect different expertise and perspectives from areas such as policy, science and business. It is an arena for networking and knowledge exchange.


Big Picture sessions are our largest sessions, and an arena for discussing the most pressing issues in the Arctic region. Recurring topics are geopolitics, climate change mitigation and adaptation, energy transition and business and policy related to the ocean. By bringing together representatives from science, business and policy, as well as local and indigenous communities, we aim to show the “Big Picture”.


Our science program showcases the most recent research on the Arctic, to enhance collaboration and provide knowledge-based solutions.

Abstract submissions: 1. August – 15. September

Side Events

Side events provide a deep dive into selected topics. A side event can have different formats, such as a panel discussion, workshop or meeting.


Our Open events invite the city of Tromsø to engage in discussions on the future of the Arctic. Opens take place in venues across the city and in both Norwegian and English languages.

Emerging Leaders

The Emerging Leaders program is an opportunity for early-career professionals to develop their skills and expertise on the Arctic in an educational journey through Northern Norway.

The call for the 2024 Emerging Leaders program will be announced in September.


Our Young activities involve youth from 5 to 35 years old. Activities include opportunities for students to engage with the conference and educational projects for schools and kindergartens, to inspire and enhance Arctic knowledge.

Press and Media

Every year, the Arctic Frontiers conference gathers the most significant national and international politicians and other experts in the Arctic.

We have a dedicated media team working with journalists, who facilitate press conferences and interview requests.

U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, Alaska

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