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 event on the Forum's business programme was the plenary session, entitled 'The Arctic. An Ocean of Opportunity'.

    The business programme was divided into three pillars:
    ⦁ Coastal Regions
    ⦁ The Open Ocean
    ⦁ Sustainable Development

    Business programme events featured the following themes:

  • Forum participants

  • Sectors presented at the Forum

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

  • Forum geography

    Countries which delegations participate in the Forum in 2019.

  • Exhibition

    The 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 features:
    ⦁ 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.


  • Contact information

    Information centre

    +7 (499) 700 0607

    Roscongress Foundation information centre

    +7 (495) 640 4440