Arctic Science Summit Week 2013 needs volunteers!


Thank you for your application.
Decision about acceptance will be sent via e-mail by 14 January 2013.

Date and place: 13-19 April 2013, Kraków, Poland

ASSW 2013 Organizing Committee invites students and young scientists to support the Arctic Science Summit Week 2013 congress. About 400 participants from all over the world are expected.

Volunteer’s tasks:
  • providing information to congress participants (information desks);
  • reception (registration of participants);
  • assistance in other organizational tasks.

Volunteers will be provided accommodation and meals during the working days. Unfortunately the we are not able to cover travel expenses.

By participation in voluntary assistance you will gain:
  • Unique conference organization experience;
  • Certificate confirming the cooperation with references issued by the Polish Polar Consortium;
  • Opportunity to participate in sessions during the symposium (depending of the work schedule).

  • Very good English skills allowing fluent communication (mandatory);
  • Full availability during the congress (13-19 April 2013);
  • Engagement, openness.

Detailed work plan and tasks will be divided directly before the congress.

Volunteers will work together with professional administration staff.


Ministry of Science and Higher Education
   Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland
Prof. Barbara Kudrycka - Minister of Science and Higher Education
   Radosław Sikorski - Minister of Foreign Affairs
Polish Academy of Sciences
Foundation for Polish Science
Prof. Michał Kleiber - President of the Polish Academy of Sciences
    Prof. Maciej Żylicz – President of the Foundation for Polish Science
Jagiellonian University in Kraków
University of Silesia in Katowice
Prof. Wojciech Nowak - Rector of the Jagiellonian University
    Prof. Wiesław Banyś - Rector of the University of Silesia
    Chair of the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland
the City of Krakow
Embassy of Canada to Poland                   KGHM Polska Miedz
Prof. Jacek Majchrowski - Mayor of the City of Krakow
                   Partner                                                        Support


The International Arctic Science Committee, Forum of Arctic Research Operators Arctic Council Indigenous Peoples Secretariat International Arctic Social Sciences Association International Permafrost Association The Pacific Arctic Group Ny-Alesund Science Managers Committee Association of Polar Early Career Scientists European Polar Bord