About the Forum

The International Arctic Forum 2019 took place on 9–10 April 2019.

The Forum brings together government bodies, international organizations, and the scientific and business communities of Russia and other countries for a focused discussion and comprehensive exchange of views on current issues impacting sustainable growth in the Arctic region.


  • Forum programme

    The key theme of the Forum in 2019 was ‘The Arctic: An Ocean of Opportunity’.

    Three pillars will form the basis of the business programme:
    ⦁ Coastal Regions
    ⦁ The Open Ocean
    ⦁ Sustainable Development

    Business programme events will feature the following themes:

  • Forum participants

  • Sectors presented at the Forum

    Heads of Russian and international companies active in the following sectors participate in the Forum:

  • Forum geography

    Countries which delegations participate in the Forum in 2019.

  • Exhibition

    The ‘Arctic: Territory of Dialogue’ 5th International Arctic Forum exhibition is a professional platform for presenting Arctic projects, engaging in constructive dialogue, sharing experience,
    identifying solutions, and consolidating the efforts of the scientific community, business, government, and civil society, with the aim of developing the Arctic carefully and responsibly.

    The exhibition will feature:
    ⦁ The regions of the Russian North
    ⦁ Russian and international companies operating in the Arctic region
    ⦁ Thematic expositions and photo exhibitions

    More information is available in the Exhibition section.


    For more information on participating in the exhibition in 2019, please contact the Roscongress Foundation’s Exhibitions Directorate:

    +7 (499) 700 0607
    +7 (495) 640 7844

  • Contact information

    Should you have any questions regarding participation in the International Arctic Forum, or require additional information about partner packages and opportunities for taking part in the Forum’s events, please contact the Roscongress Foundation.

    12, Krasnopresnenskaya Naberezhnaya, Moscow, 123610, Russia
    88A, Sredny Prospekt, V.O., St. Petersburg, 199106, Russia
    +7 (499) 700 0607