11th Ny-Ålesund seminar October 9-11(Rome)


The seminar brings together scientists who have Svalbard and Ny-Ålesund (78°55’N, 11°56’ E) in particular as a base for their research and monitoring activities.

Ny-Ålesund Science Managers Committee 11th Seminar October 9-11, 2013, National Research Council Rome - Italy


Seminar description
The aim of the meeting is to exchange scientific results, advancements, ideas and experiences to inspire each other and develop Ny-Ålesund further.

The seminar wants to foster the following topics:

  • Flagship programs
  • SSF funded projects
  • Implementation of Ny-Ålesund monitoring activities
  • NySMAC and SIOS: Status and future developments

Scientific programme committee

Stefano Aliani CNR, Institute of Marine Science Italy
Karoline Bælum Svalbard Science Forum, The Research Council of Norway Norway
Steve Coulson UNIS, The University Centre in Svalbard Norway
Geir Wing Gabrielsen Norwegian Polar Institute Norway
Nalan Koc Norwegian Polar Institute Norway
Jack Kohler Norwegian Polar Institute Norway
Maarten Loonen University of Groningen The Netherlands
Roland Neuber Alfred Wegener Institute Germany
Jon Børre Ørbæk The Research Council of Norway Norway
Masaki Uchida National Institute of Polar Research Japan
Vito Vitale CNR, Institute of Atmospheric Science and Climate Italy

Abstract Submission

Participants are invited to submit one-page A4 abstracts (figure included) no later than June 30th 2013, to:


Abstracts should include the following information:

  • title (times new roman, 14, bold);
  • authors full name and affiliations (times new roman, 12);
  • text (times new roman, 11) and figures in one page;
  • proposed topic;
  • presentation preference (oral, poster).

File format must be: .doc, .docx, .pdf.


Participation to the seminar is free of charge. On-line registration will be available from June 1, 2013.


Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) – Sede centrale
National Research Council of Italy Headquarter
Piazzale Aldo Moro, 7
00185 Roma – Italy
Seminar Room: Sala “Marconi” equipped with wi-fi and streaming connection.
Due to room dimension, no more than 95 registrations will be accepted.

CNR is located at walking distance from “Termini” the main railway station in Rome.
From the airport: take the no-stop train to Termini (it takes about 30 min, the cost is 15 euros) or a taxi (it should not be more than 50 euros).

Suggested Hotels 
(a complete list of hotels will be provided with the second call)

All hotels are walking distance from the venue of the NySmac seminar. When booking please mention “CNR / NYSMAC meeting+seminary 2013

The deadline for hotel booking is September 1st, 2013.
Further information about hotel booking will be provided with the second circular.

Organizing Committee

  • NySMAC Secretariat
  • CNR Department of Earth System Science and Environmental Technologies

For information please contact: nysmac.11seminar@CNR.IT

Circular in pdf

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