As part of the Festival de la Francophonie, live talk with Heïdi Sevestre

Wednesday, 23 March 2022

Join us for a live talk* on Zoom with Heïdi Sevestre, glaciologist and director of scientific communication for the American-Swedish NGO International Cryosphere Climate Initiative


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As part of the event organised by IFS for the Francophonie Festival, Dr. Heïdi Sevestre, glaciologist, will be speaking about: 


“The polar ice caps, giants with feet of clay”

On Thursday, 7th April at 6:15 PM SGT

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Dr. Heïdi Sevestre is a glaciologist, science communication manager for the Swedish-American non-government organisation International Cryosphere Climate Initiative, and Project Coordinator for Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), one of the working groups of the Arctic Council.

Dr. Sevestre teaches glaciology at The University Center in Svalbard in the High Arctic. 

Today, through her work, Dr. Sevestre aims to make scientific data more accessible and to motivate action on the climate crisis. 

Dr. Sevestre will be discussing live with us from the Spitzbergen archipelago beyond the Arctic Circle where she is currently on a mission.

*This talk will be held in French. Simultaneous translation in English will be available.