October 17th, 2018 – October 18th, 2018

Every year since 2003, AECO's Annual Cruise Conference has gathered the international Arctic expedition cruise industry, government officials and other stakeholders connected to Arctic cruise tourism. In 2018 the conference will take place on Wednesday, October 17th.

The conference is followed by AECO's members' only Annual Meeting on Thursday, October 18.

Friske fraspark 2018

November 27th, 2018 – November 29th, 2018

Visit Svalbard, Longyearbyen Local Council, Svalbard Business Association, UNIS and AECO co-organize Friske Fraspark, a travel industry conference which takes place in Longyearbyen in November. AECO will organize a session on how the travel industry can contribute to combating marine plastic pollution. The event will be in Norwegian.

Fourth Joint Arctic SAR Workshop and TTX 2019

April 9th, 2019 – April 10th, 2019

The Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO), the Icelandic Coast Guard (ICG) and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre in Northern Norway (JRCC NN), invite cruise operators, SAR responders and other relevant stakeholders to join us for the Third Arctic Search & Rescue (SAR) Workshop & Table-Top Exercise (TTX). The overall objective for the Joint Arctic SAR TTX is to ensure safe Arctic cruise operations.