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The Presidium (Opening Ceremony)

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Robin Bell (Weyprecht Lecturer, at left) and Colin Summerhayes (Executive Director) at the start of the Weyprecht Lecture.
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From left, David Carlson and Uli Bathmann in the front row of the audience at the opening ceremony.
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Artur Chilingarov (Russian Duma, at left) and Louwrens Hacquebord (Co-Chair, Scientific Organising Committee).
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Elena Manaenkova (WMO) and Artur Chilingarov.
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SCAR President Chris Rapley at the podium introducing the SCAR medalists.
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Louwrens Hacquebord (Scientific Organising Committee) and Vladimir Kotlyakov (Co-Chair, Local Organising Committee.
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Chuck Kennicutt (Co-Chair, Scientific Organising Committee) and José Retamales (President of COMNAP).
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Elena Manaenkova, Artur Chilingarov, Louwrens Hacquebord and (standing) Colin Summerhayes.
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Elena Manaenkova, Artur Chilingarov, Louwrens Hacquebord, Vladimir Kotlyakov, Khotso Mokhele, Chuck Kennicutt, José Retamales, Chris Rapley and Kristjan Kristjansson (IASC President).
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Press Conference (from left to right): Vladimir Kotlyakov, Ian Allison (IPY Joint Committee Co-Chair), Kriss Iverson (President of APECS) and Irina Gorodetskaya (APECS).
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Press Conference (from left to right): Khotso Mokhele (ICSU), Ed Sarukhanian (WMO), Kristjan Kristjansson (IASC), Chris Rapley (SCAR), Artur Chilingarov (Duma), Vladimir Kotlyakov (Local Organising Committee), Ian Allison (IPY JC Co-Chair), Kriss Iverson and Irina Gorodetskaya (both APECS).
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Colin Summerhayes (SCAR Secretariat) and Volker Rachold (IASC Secretariat) as Masters of Ceremonies.

SCAR Gala Dinner

SCAR Gala Dinner
The SCAR/IASC Conference Cake.
SCAR Gala Dinner
Sparklers on the cake.
SCAR Gala Dinner
L Hacquebord (IASC), C Kennicutt (USA) and V Kotlyakov (Russia) with the cake.
SCAR Gala Dinner
Cutting the cake: the scientific organising committee co-chairs L Hacquebord (IASC) and C Kennicutt (SCAR).
SCAR Gala Dinner
SCAR President C Rapley with SCAR President's medalist V Kotlyakov.
SCAR Gala Dinner
SCAR President C Rapley, WMO IPY representative E Sarukhanian, V Kotlyakov, unknown representative, C Summerhayes (SCAR Secretariat).
SCAR Gala Dinner
SCAR Reception, 7 July: C Rapley (SCAR President), R Bell (Weyprecht Lecturer), E Sarukhanian (WMO IPY Representative), V Kotlyakov.
SCAR Gala Dinner
General view of the SCAR Dinner with, in the foreground, I Allison at left and V Rachold (IASC) at right.
SCAR Gala Dinner
Ed Sarukhanian making speeches.
SCAR Gala Dinner
The Kennicutt family.
SCAR Gala Dinner
The entertainment.
SCAR Gala Dinner
More entertainment.
SCAR Gala Dinner
Ed Sarukhanian demonstrates dance steps.
SCAR Gala Dinner
Grand finale, with Ed Sarukhanian receiving applause.