AITC, Mapping The Arctic - April 24-27, 2023 - Nuuk, Greenland

More than ever have the changes of the Arctic region in terms of climate change, geopolitical issues, societal resilience and adaptation enhanced the need for mapping, monitoring, precision navigation and new technologies in all its aspects inspiring new ways of collaborations between the world of science, authorities, business and community.


AITC 2023 will gather academia, experts, users of mapping and monitoring of the cryosphere in three overall thematic tracks Sea, Land and Ice, ranging from open sea, ice-free land areas including towns and settlements, sea-ice, and land ice including permafrost.


The geopolitical situation and increased interests in a sustainable development of the Arctic, underlined by among others UNs Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030), have resulted in new Arctic funding strategies from agencies such as ESA, the American NSF and the EU work programmes. The gathering of various stakeholders at the AITC conference will provide opportunities to interact across scientific, civil and commercial domains, to develop new ideas and projects, and to create new collaboration aiming for a sustainable development of the Arctic regions and especially Greenland.

The programme includes internationally recognised key-note speakers, panel debate and thematic breakout sessions hosted by participants. facilities for project-development, one-to-one meetings, as well as time to experience the Greenlandic culture and nature in and around Nuuk.


Researchers, professionals, policy-makers and business people are encouraged to join the conference. In order to secure the next generation of highly skilled experts, a limited number of PhD students are offered a reduced conference fee.   


In parallel to the conference, activities will disperse knowledge of mapping for students in Nuuk.

Secure yourself a seat - the conference has a maximum capacity of 200 participants.

Conference fee: 3,500 DKK

Reduced conference fee for a limited numbers of PhD students (first come, first served. Priority will be given to PhD students participating in the afternoon parallel meetings): 1,750 DKK


Link to homepage and registration: AITC 2023 Mapping the Arctic (

Note: All persons already signed up for the conference at the time before the postponement due to COVID-19 have kept their registration and will be contacted individually for reconfirmation by Arctic DTU.


Arctic DTU, Technical University of Denmark
Asiaq, Greenland Survey

Joint Arctic Command, Danish Defence