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The User Group includes qualified representatives from all the APPLICATE targeted stakeholder groups, including the scientific community and international organisations, the public and private sectors, and the society at large including the general public and local communities. 

Composition of the APPLICATE User Group as of April 2018:



Areas of expertise

Nils Andreassen/ Veronica Slajer

Institute of the North, Alaska, USA

Renewable energy, indigenous involvement

Cindy Dickson

Arctic Athabaskan Council, Canada

Indigenous and local communities, Arctic Policies through Arctic Council

Justin Kim

Korean Maritime Institute (KMI), Korea

Research and Policy (gap between science and policy)

Michael Kingston

Michael Kingston Associates, London, UK

Insurance, legal affairs, IMO Polar Code, Arctic Council PAME Arctic Marine Best Practice Forum

Anders Oskal

International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry, Norway

Reindeer husbandry

Mikhail Pogodaev

Northern Forum and Association of World Reindeer Herders, Russia

Regional cooperation in the North, Reindeer husbandry, indigenous and northern communities

Mead Treadwell

PT Capital, Alaska

Arctic shipping and Arctic Investments and strategies

Jie Zhang/ Cheng Wenfang

Polar Research Institute of China (PRIC)

Research (research stations and vessels), international science cooperation

Applicate staff