This is a reminder that the deadline for registration and abstract submission for the 6th and final
conference of the 'Palaeo-Arctic Spatial and Temporal Gateways' (PAST Gateways) network is fast approaching -
15th February, 2018. The conference is hosted by the Department of Geography, Durham University, UK and will take place on
April 16th - 20th, 2018. As with previous conferences, it will include oral and poster presentations
over 2.5 days and a mid-conference fieldtrip. We welcome contributions on the overall theme of Arctic palaeo-environmental change beyond instrumental records, and particularly on: Growth and decay of Arctic Ice Sheets, Arctic sea-ice and ocean changes, Non-glaciated
Arctic environments including permafrost, and Holocene Arctic palaeo-environmental change.
The conference icebreaker will take place in the magnificent Great Hall of Durham Castle on the evening of Monday 16th April. The conference dinner will take place in Hatfield
College on the evening of April 19th.
Confirmed invited speakers are Professor Julian Dowdeswell, Dr. Anne Jennings and Professor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen.