Fourth Joint Arctic SAR Workshop and TTX 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 Fourth 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.

Date: April 9th, 2019 – April 10th, 2019
Location: Reykjavik


2019 Joint Arctic SAR Program


Please note that all participants must book their own hotel.

The conference hotel is Center Hotel Plaza in Reykjavik, but participants are free to choose other accommodation.


The event will take place at Iðnó, Vonarstræti 3, 101 Reykjavik

Participation fee 

The participation fee is NOK 1500,-/USD 175/Euro 155.  The fee covers the event, lunches, and dinner on Tuesday night. After the event has taken place, an invoice will be sent to the email address provided upon registration. Payment is only possible by bank transfer. Please note that we do not accept credit card payments.

Previous events

See the program for previous years below:

Program 2018

Program 2017

Program 2016 

Reports from previous years are available here:

2018 AECO Joint Arctic SAR TTX and workshop 

2017 AECO Joint Arctic SAR TTX and workshop 

2016 AECO Joint Arctic SAR TTX and workshop