Ny-Ålesund Science Managers Committee 11th Seminar October 9-11, 2013 Italy

Ny-Ålesund Science Managers Committee

11th Seminar

October 9-11, 2013

National Research Council Rome - Italy




Seminar description


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. 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 


Karoline Bælum

Svalbard Science Forum, The Research Council of Norway 


Steve Coulson

UNIS, The University Centre in Svalbard 


Geir Wing Gabrielsen 

Norwegian Polar Institute


Nalan Koc

Norwegian Polar Institute


Jack Kohler

Norwegian Polar Institute


Maarten Loonen

University of Groningen

The Netherlands

Roland Neuber

Alfred Wegener Institute


Jon Børre Ørbæk

The Research Council of Norway


Masaki Uchida

National Institute of Polar Research


Vito Vitale

CNR, Institute of Atmospheric Science and Climate





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)

Ateneo Garden Palace - Link for direct registration: http://www.ateneorome.com/index.php?hotel_id=4&ref_site=208&page=&ref_event=146


Hotel Laurentia - Link for direct registration:



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