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Conference program

Preliminary program

The POAC'13 technical program can be downloaded from the following link:

POAC'13 Program

(Notice that the program has only minor changes when compared to the preliminary program: Few presentations were re-scheduled (within their original session) due to withdrawn presentations.)

Keynote speakers

The following keynote speakers have confirmed their participation and their topics.

Dr. Mark Hopkins (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory,USA): "Discrete Element Sea Ice Modelling"

Dr. Christian Haas (York University, Canada): "Arctic Sea Ice - Where Are We headed?"

D.M. Masterson, senior engineer (Chevron Canada Limited):"Ice Engineering Over the Decades"

Dr. Kaj Riska (Total):"Development of the Finnish-Swedish Ice Class Rules Using Recent Research Results"

Dr. Jorma Kämäräinen (TraFi, Finland): "IMO Regulations and Ice Class Rules"

List of abstracts

List of abstracts sent to POAC'13 can be found from here.

Social program

Detailed social program will be announced later. The social program will include the icebreaker party, the conference dinner, and a half day excursion in or around Espoo.

Program for accompanying person

The accompanying person’s program includes all social events mentioned above, including the conference dinner.