Call for Nominations
Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to Arctic leadership and science; who has made a contribution to outreach and awareness of the value of the Arctic to the Canadian public; who has made a contribution with a lasting impact on or for a significant group (e.g. community, demographic group, scientific discipline, mass media); who has demonstrated leadership through teaching/mentoring; who has made a significant contribution to disciplinary and interdisciplinary science activities, outreach activities, inspiration and influence on policy directions and discovery initiatives?
Established by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society in 2012, the Martin Bergmann Medal for Excellence in Arctic Leadership and Science recognizes achievement for “excellence in Arctic leadership and science”. It celebrates “Marty” Bergmann, a public servant with an outstanding talent for networking that led him to connect scientists with resources and technology, to inspire business leaders, explorers and innovators towards new goals and to consider and attempt to meet the challenges inherent in opening up the Arctic, whether these were related to logistics, safety, resources, people, knowledge or will.
For more information, http://www.rcgs.org/awards/bergmann_medal/