The 3rd Top of the World Arctic Broadband Summit (TOW Summit) will be organized on June 27-28, 2018. in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan in collaboration with the Hokkaido Government, Hokkaido University and Hokkaido Committee for Economic Development.
The TOW Summit convenes business executives, policy decision makers, representatives of academia and tech industry experts to discuss the opportunities and challenges of connectivity in the Arctic.
Focus areas: Subsea data cables, New opportunities and Navigation & Connectivity at Arctic Seas
More information about the event including draft program will be posted at www.arcticeconomiccouncil.com later this spring.
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Together with the City of Oulu, the AEC organized the 2nd Top of the World ARctic Broadband Summit in Oulu, Finland in June 2017.
Based on the success of the first Top of the World Arctic Broadband Summit in 2016, the AEC decided to organize the second Arctic Broadband Summit together with the City of Oulu in June 2017. The dates for the second Top of the World Arctic Broadband Summit were 14-15 June 2017.
Focus Areas: Safe, Competent and Interconnected Arctic
Finnish business community took over the AEC Chairmanship at the AEC Annual Meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska in May 2017. The 2017 TOW Arctic Broadband Summit will focus on the development of Arctic broadband in the light of the Finnish businesses’ AEC Chairmanship themes “Safe Arctic”, “Competent Arctic” and “Interconnected Arctic”.
The two-day TOW Arctic Broadband Summit included panel sessions and discussions with experts from across the Arctic region, networking opportunities and site visits to innovative and exciting Oulu companies working in the field of connectivity solutions.
Read the full program here.
You can find presentations from the event here.
For more information about the TOW Summit, please read the TOW brochure.
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EU Arctic Stakeholder Forum
After the Top of the World Arctic Broadband Summit, the EU Arctic Stakeholder Forum takes place in Oulu on June 15th and 16th.
It is an open event and our participants are welcome to join.
For more information see here.
Together with partners, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation and Inuit Arctic Business Alliance, the AEC Telecommunications Infrastructure Working Group organized a Top of the World Arctic Broadband Summit in Barrow, Alaska in July 2016.
See the full program of the event here.
Read the press release from the event here.
See a video of the event here.
Presentations from the Top of the World Arctic Broadband Summit, Barrow AK: