The Arctic Circle Assembly is the largest annual international arctic conference with participation from governments, business, universities, organizations, indigenous communities, and environmental associations.
The Institute of Arctic Technologies, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology worked carefully to organize the session, attract international speakers and present the project at the Arctic Circle Assembly in October 2020 in Iceland, however, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic the Arctic Circle Assembly Secretariat has decided to postpone the 2020 Assembly and scheduled it for October 14-17, 2021. The Secretariat has confirmed that the session will have a priority status for the next Arctic Circle Assembly. The MIPT will take the additional time as granted for further elaboration of the AHEAD presentation and inviting partners and international speakers to participate in the AHEAD Session during the Arctic Circle Assembly 2021.
All arctic states and observer-countries of the Arctic Council have great interest to the AHEAD project, also to establishing partnerships and implementing joint projects at the site of the international Arctic station "Snowflake". The AHEAD Session on the Arctic Circle Assembly 2021 will provide to the participants the most complete information about the mission, goals and the first results of the AHEAD realization and building of the International Arctic Station “Snowflake”.