Torbjørn Eltoft was invited to organize a session on “New Technologies for Arctic Operations” at the Shanghai Forum 2018. Shanghai Forum, launched in 2005, is known as one of the most famous international forums held in Shanghai. It is co-hosted by Fudan University and Korea Foundation for Advanced Studies. The Forum is a non-governmental and non-profit academic organization, which holds an annual symposium each May in Shanghai.

This year was the first time Arctic was given attention in the program. Torbjørn chaired the session on Arctic technologies, and gave a presentation entitled “Research themes in integrated remote sensing for Arctic Operations”.