North by 2020 is a forum to explore, discuss, plan and prepare opportunities for sustainable development in a North experiencing rapid transformation. It will do so by facilitating research and education across disciplinary boundaries to address the real world concerns surrounding Northern futures while at the same time engaging public, private, and government stakeholders. North by 2020 uses a thematic structure to coordinate its projects and participants. You can read the full text of our planning document here (PDF download).