Sci-Art Conference


Opening of the Arctic Festival 2022

Dr Ragnheiður I. Þórarinsdóttir, rector, AUI, Iceland – Opening speech

Professor Michael Komárek, CZU, Prague, Czech Republic – Main organizer’s remarks

Dr Maria Sand, CICERO, Oslo, Norway – Partner’s remarks

Dr Ásdís Eva Hannesdóttir, Norden Association, Reykjavík, Iceland – Partner’s remarks

Dr Zdeněk Lyčka, Miroslav WanekRemarks of the Arctic Festival’s founders

Complete conference programme.


Peculiar mesoscale elements and extremes of the weather and climate of the Atlantic Arctic

Profesor Haralður Ólafsson, University of Iceland and Icelandic Met Office, Reykjavík, Iceland


Arctic dust as important climate driver

Dr Pavla Dagsson-Waldhauserová, AUI, Reykjavík and Czech University of Life Sciences (CZU), Prague, Czech Republic


AMAP 2022: Impacts of Short-lived Climate Forcers on Arctic Climate, Air Quality, and Human Health

Dr Maria Sand, Center for International Climate Research (CICERO), Oslo, Norway


Centenary of the Norden Association in Iceland

Dr Ásdís Eva Hannesdóttir, The Norden Association, Reykjavík, Iceland


The Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague and its activities in the Arctic (and Subarctic)

Professor Michael Komárek, Vice-Dean for Science and Research, Head of Department of Environmental Geosciences, Faculty of Environ-mental Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU), Czech Republic

12.10–12.40 coffee break


First experience with research in the Arctic: How to become a polar scientist easily and quickly and why we studied stable Pb isotopes there

Professor Vladislav Chrastný, CZU, Czech Republic


Czech Arctic Research “Josef Svoboda Station” in Svalbard

Professor Josef Elster, Centre for Polar Ecology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice & Institute of Botany, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Třeboň, Czech Republic


International Arctic Science Committee (IASC)

Dr Gerlis Fugmann, International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) / Rannís The Icelandic Centre for Research, Akureyri, Iceland


Icelandic New Wave beginning in Prague: English programs at the FAMU Film School

Radim Procházka, FAMU, Prague, Czech Republic


Arctic Festival – a traditional event connecting Czech and Arctic (Nordic) culture and science

Dr Zdeněk Lyčka, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic


Sep 16 2022


10:00 - 14:20


Reykjavík - AUI

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