Sponsors & partners

With active support

Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov

       Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov is a brand new ambitious university of distinctiveness and innovations designed to meet the needs of the Russian North and the Arctic. The mission of the Northern (Arctic) Federal University consists of creating innovative scientific and human resources for the purposes of intellectual exploration of the Russian North and Arctic.

Founded in 1969, IFAW has provided almost 50 years of global leadership, innovation and hands-on assistance to animals and communities in need. Our holistic conservation approach includes reducing the demand and exploitation of wildlife at the source; working together with communities and enforcers to shut down poaching networks; pioneering first-ever successes in the rescue, rehabilitation and release of orphan animals back into the wild; activating where  needed most in the wake of global disasters; and advocating through expert research and solutions to the greatest threats to our planet’s populations and habitats.
Russian Arctic National Park

    Самая северная и самая большая особо охраняемая природная территория в России. Задача национального парка «Русская Арктика» - это сохранение культурного, исторического и природного наследия Западного сектора Российской Арктики.
A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution

The Institute of ecology and evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences established in 1934 by academician A.N. Severtsov is one of the leading biological institutes of Russia. The Institute is a scientific research center on ecology, biological diversity, ethology, evolutionary morphology and nature conservation. The Institute coordinates programs of Russian Academy of Sciences: “Biodiversity” and “Biological resource of Russia”.

General sponsors


Rosneft is the leader of Russia’s petroleum industry and the world’s largest publicly traded petroleum company. Company’s main activities include prospecting and exploration of hydrocarbon deposits, oil, gas and gas-condensate production, upstream offshore projects, processing, as well as oil, gas, and product marketing in Russia and abroad.
Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. 

Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. (Sakhalin Energy) is developing the Piltun-Astokhskoye oil field and the Lunskoye gas field off the north-eastern coast of Sakhalin. Its activities include production, transportation, processing, and marketing of oil and natural gas. The environmental activity of the Company is based on the principle of prevention.

To avoid any risk of negative impact on nature, it is necessary to exercise industrial environmental control and conduct local monitoring of the facility’s area.
Exxon Mobil

ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world's growing energy needs. We hold an industry-leading inventory of resources and are one of the world's largest integrated refiners, marketers of petroleum products and chemical manufacturers.

Official sponsors


LUKOIL is one of the largest publicly traded, vertically integrated oil and gas companies in the world accounting for more than 2% of the world's oil production and around 1% of the proved hydrocarbon reserves. Each day we improve the quality of life for millions of consumers in over 100 countries around the globe through the supply of our products, power, and heat. We employ over 100,000 people who join their efforts and expertise to ensure the Company’s efficient development and secure its market leadership.

YAMAL LNG is an integrated project encompassing natural gas production, liquefaction, and shipping. The Project consists of the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant with an output capacity of around 16.5 million tons per year, using the South Tambey Field as a resource base. The field’s proven and probable reserves, by PRMS standards, are estimated at 926 billion cubic meters.  Extensive transportation infrastructure is being built in the scope of the Project, including a seaport and the Sabetta Airport.
Norwegian Polar Institute

Norway's central governmental institution for scientific research, mapping and environmental monitoring in the Arctic and the Antarctic. The Institute advises Norwegian authorities on matters concerning polar environmental management and is the official environmental management body for Norwegian activities in Antarctica.

Providing funding and research opportunities as they relate to pressing fishery management issues and important ecosystem information needs.
North Pacific Wildlife Consulting

The company is dedicated to high-quality scientific investigations of marine vertebrates that inhabit the waters and coastal areas of the North Pacific Ocean. Our primary goal is to provide assistance to the Russian and U.S. governments and their affiliates in addressing important questions pertaining to marine mammals, seabirds, and commercial fisheries under their jurisdiction. NPWC facilitates Russian, U.S., and Japanese research by providing logistical and personal assistance, a mechanism to charter vessels, aerial support, and other needs. Our service allows our clients to complete their research goals in a timely, cost-effective manner.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), with particular attention to issues related to marine mammals off the coasts of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and California. Research projects focus on ecology and behavior, population dynamics, life history, and status and trends.
Marine Mammal Commission

We work to ensure that marine mammal populations are restored and maintained as functioning elements of healthy marine ecosystems in the world’s oceans. We provide science-based oversight of domestic and international policies and actions of federal agencies with mandates to address human impacts on marine mammals and their ecosystems.
Анапский дельфинарий

Анапский дельфинарий был открыт 19 июня 1992 года. Располагается в поселке Большой Утриш, который находится в 18 км от города-курорта Анапа.Единственный дельфинарий в России, расположенный в естественных природных условиях, в открытой акватории Черного моря, в заповедной зоне, там, где берет начало кавказский хребет.

TATNEFT is one of the largest Russian oil companies, being an internationally recognized vertically integrated holding. The industrial complex of the Company includes steadily developing enterprises of oil and gas production, petroleum refining, petrochemicals production, the tire manufacturing complex, network of filling stations and services. TATNEFT has also a stake in the financial (banking and insurance) sector companies.

Conference Partners

АНО "Общество изучения и сохранения дикой природы"

АНО "Общество дикой природы" создана в целях предоставления услуг в сфере разработки и реализации программ по сохранению, изучению и восстановлению численности объектов животного мира, в том числе редких и особо ценных видов диких животных, а также среды их обитания.
The Lake Baikal Foundation

The Lake Baikal Foundation for Environmental Applications and Research was established on November 22, 2016. The Foundation’s mission is to promote natural science, humanitarian projects, and initiatives that are aimed at preserving and developing the Baikal natural territory and Lake Baikal.

Kenozersky National Park

Kenozero National Park is a specially protected natural area and an outstanding example of a Northern European cultural landscape. Here, among the dense forests and marshes, man and nature continue to coexist harmoniously, preserving the unique features of the archetypal Russian way of life, its culture and traditions.