Programme for the Polar Night Week 2019

The programme may be subject to changes. There will be a silent room as working space available during the entire week. The programme is open for all participants, if not stated otherwise.

Location: Svalbard Science Centre, Longyearbyen


Monday, 14 January

Arrival of participants

15:00 - 16:00 Registration and Coffee (Helenstua)

16:00 - 17:00 Welcome to Polar Night Week and updates in SIOS-KC activities in 2018 (Møysalen)

17:00 - 18:00 SESS report release (Møysalen)

18:00 - 20:00 Icebreaker with finger food and drinks (Helenstua)


Tuesday, 15 January

08:30- 10:00 General Assembly - open section (Møysalen)

10:00- 10:30 Coffee break (Helenstua)

10:30 - 12:00 General Assembly - closed section (Møysalen)

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch (Helenstua)





Wednesday, 16 January


14:30 - 15:00 Coffee break (Helenstua)

19:00 - onwards: SIOS dinner (Funken lodge)


Thursday, 17 January

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch (Helenstua)




Friday, 18 January

10:30 Lunch in Helenstua or to take away


Saturday, 19 January

14:00 Board of Directors meeting (Van Keulen) - followed by a dinner at Stationen