NEAN Kickoff Meeting

Wednesday October 3, 2018 at the University of New Hampshire. 
Memorial Union Building (MUB 330/332  8:00 - 2:00)  (map)
Workshop Report  (Click to download)
This event is a follow-up to the March 2018 NSF Convergence NNA "Preparing for a Northwest Passage: a Workshop on the Role of New England in Navigating the New Arctic"


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Goal: Explore activities and next steps for the New England Arctic Network, responding to links between Arctic change and North America’s East Coast with a particular focus on the North Atlantic, New England, and the Gulf of Maine.
1. Discuss opportunities for collaboration in research and education
2. Develop the foundation for a shared vision for the network
3. Identify specific research initiatives to kick off convergent collaborations
• A plan for the New England Arctic Network
• Updated web presence to facilitate collaboration –

Master Slides (slideshow)


Meeting NOTES (live)

              Introductions (8:45-9:15)
             Science Diplomacy and the Role of NEAN    (10:15-10:45)
             Stakeholder Engagement    (10:45-11:15)
             NEAN Education and Training Activities        (11:15-12:00)
white     NEAN Research Activities      (12:30-1:30)
              Summary and Next Steps (1:30-2:00)
Big ideas will be typed real-time on section to link to the page. 
Please use color-coded index cards to record individual thoughts not captured during the large group discussion.

Meeting Handouts

NEAN_Oct3_flyer (with map) 


Funding for this workshop provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF #1744346) to address NSF's 10 Big Ideas: Navigating the New Arctic and Growing Convergence Research at NSF

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    NEAN Public Engagement

    Why is public engagement important? What are some attributes of a successful public engagement process?

  • Introduction


    to the kickoff of the New England Arctic Network

  • Vision

    What is our shared vision?

  • Diplomacy

    Science Diplomacy

    Building common interests.

  • Diplomacy

    Science Diplomacy

    Building common interests.

  • Participants

    45 participants from 12 institutions

  • Participants