The Asian Forum for Polar Sciences (AFoPS) special meeting in 2018 was held in Davos, Switzerland in June. As the chairman of the AFoPS rotation for year 2017-2018, the conference was hosted by the Polar Research Institute of China.
Representatives and coordinators from AFoPS member countries attended this meeting. The revised version of meeting minutes of 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) were agreed by all participants. Meanwhile, all participants agreed the AGM 2018 to be held in Xiamen, P.R.China with China Symposium on Polar Science (CSPS) together on 10-12th October 2018.
The science forum of AGM was deeply discussed in the meeting, encouraged Asian member countries to develop international cooperation step by step in different regions such as logistics and Antarctic inland traversing in future.