Sergey A. Dobrolubov (Moscow State University, Russia): The studies of the Faculty of Geography in the Russian Arctic.
Dmitry Onischenko (All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Natural Gases and Gas Technologies (VNIIGAZ), Russia): Gazprom megaprojects in the Russian Arctic, Sakhalin Island, and the Caspian Sea.
Reko-Antti Suojainen (Aker Arctic, Finland): Shipbuilding and the projects of modern icebreakers.
Alexey V. Marchenko (University Center of Svalbard, Norway): Physics and mechanics of sea ice: international education and field works in the Arctic.
David Cole (Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth, USA): Sea ice rheology and loads on structures.