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The Martin Bergmann Medal for Excellence in Arctic Leadership

Gold Medal Established by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society in 2012, the medal recognizes achievement for “excellence in Arctic leadership”. It celebrates “Marty” Bergmann, a public servant with an outstanding passion and talent for networking that led him to link up scientists with resources and technology. Marty also connected science (western and traditional knowledge) to policy makers and to others who could translate knowledge to action (e.g. innovators, business leaders, news-makers and authors).

The 2019 Martin Bergmann Medal recipient is Dr. Wayne Pollard.

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The Martin Bergmann Medal is awarded for:

• distinguished accomplishments in Arctic leadership in the Canadian Arctic;
• excellence for a recent outstanding achievement, or for a lifetime of achievement, both being equally eligible.
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A complete listing of Martin Bergmann Medal since its inception in 2012.

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