2015 International Advisory Committee (IAC)   * Committee Chairs
  • Mr. Tom Barry, Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna 
  • Prof. Geoffrey Boulton, ICSU CODATA 
  • Mr. Taco de Bruin, SC-ADM & Netherlands Institute for Sea Research 
  • Mr. Kevin Fitzgibbons, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada 
  • Dr. Gerlis Fugmann, Assoc. of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) 
  • Dr. Øystein Godøy, Norwegian Meteorological Institute/WMO Global Cryosphere Watch
  • Dr. David Hik, International Arctic Science Committee
  • Dr. Simon Hodson, ICSU CODATA 
  • Mr. Halldór Jóhannsson, Arctic Portal 
  • Dr. Masaki Kanao, Nat’l Institute of Polar Research, Japan; Ex Officio, Lead Organizer of First Polar Data Forum 
  • Dr. Eva Kruemmel, Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) 
  • Mr. Jan Rene Larsen, SAON; Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program
  • Prof. Ellsworth LeDrew, CCIN/PDC, University of Waterloo*
  • Prof. Bernard Minster, ICSU World Data System; Scripps Institution of Oceanography 
  • Dr. Mustapha Mokrane, ICSU World Data System (WDS) 
  • Dr. Scot Nickels, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) 
  • Mr. Mark Parsons, Research Data Alliance (RDA)
  • Dr. Peter Pulsifer, University of Colorado at Boulder*
  • Mr. Jonathan Pundsack, Polar Geospatial Center, University of Minnesota 
  • Dr. Anton Van de Putte, SCAR SC-ADM 
  • Dr. Yubao Qiu, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Science (formerly GEO/GEOSS Cold Regions) 
  • Dr. Volker Rachold, International Arctic Science Committee
  • Prof. D.R. Fraser Taylor, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada; Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure 
  • Dr. Simon Wilson, Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP)

2015 Local Organizing Committee (LOC)   * Committee Chair

  • Ms. Gabrielle Alix, CCIN/PDC, University of Waterloo 
  • Dr. Paul Berkman, University of California (Santa Barbara), Arctic Options Project 
  • Ms. Heather Dixon, University of Waterloo 
  • Dr. Julie Friddell, CCIN/PDC, University of Waterloo*
  • Mr. Wim Hugo, South African Environmental Observation Network 
  • Ms. Hannah James, University of Waterloo
  • Ms. Heidi McCann, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado at Boulder 
  • Ms. Sandy Starkweather, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory 
  • Ms. Ashley Stasko, University of Waterloo
  • Ms. Kathy Szigeti, University of Waterloo
  • Ms. Shannon Vossepoel, Arctic Institute of North America 
  • Ms. Lynn Yarmey, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado at Boulder