EPR 2023: Exploring Polar Regions and Climate Dynamics

The International Conference ‘Engaging with Polar Regions: Science, Human Ecology, and Geopolitics’ (EPR 2023), hosted by the International Centre for Polar Studies (ICPS) at Mahatma Gandhi University in collaboration with the National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research, Goa, was inaugurated by K.P. Sudheer and chaired by Prof. (Dr.) C.T. Aravindakumar, the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor.

EPR 2023 aims to explore the Polar regions, their ecosystems, climate dynamics, and global impact. The conference brings together experts from diverse fields to discuss topics such as climate change, polar ecosystems and geopolitical dynamics. It promotes an interdisciplinary approach, encouraging collaboration and knowledge sharing. Young researchers and government representatives are also given a platform to engage with polar issues. The conference seeks to provide insights into the challenges and opportunities presented by the polar regions.