ItemSAO Plenary Meeting Report, 1-2 December 2021, Salekhard, Russian Federation(Arctic Council Secretariat, 2022-02) Arctic CouncilThe first Senior Arctic Officials’ (SAO) plenary meeting of the Russian Chairmanship (2021-2023). ItemParticipant List for SAO Plenary Meeting, 1-2 December 2021(Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-12) Arctic CouncilParticipant list for the SAO Meeting, 1-2 December 2021, in Salekhard, Russian Federation ItemPresentations from the SAO Meeting, 1-2 December 2021, Salekhard, Russian Federation(Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-12) Various ItemArctic Wildland Fire Sharing Concept(Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-11) CAFFWildfires are increasing in frequency, severity, and area across the Arctic, bringing challenges as well as opportunities and requiring greater collaboration, knowledge sharing, and partnership. Gwich’in Council International (GCI) is leading two projects to advance work on wildland fires at the Arctic Council, in the CAFF and EPPR Arctic Council Working Groups. There are other Arctic Council Working Groups and Expert Groups with projects or activities related to fire in the Arctic, as well as non-Arctic Council projects focusing on fire with an Arctic scope. EPPR and CAFF organized a Sharing Circle on 17-18 November 2021 where projects and people can learn about work in progress. ItemThe Arctic Spatial Data Infrastructure (Arctic SDI), Memorandum to Senior Arctic Officials 11/2021(Arctic Council Secretariat, 2021-11) CAFFThe Arctic SDI is a joint collaboration endorsed by the Arctic Council. The collaboration involves the eight National Mapping Agencies of the Arctic countries pursuing development of a spatial data infrastructure to support decision-making and efficient solutions for the Arctic region. In 2021 the Arctic SDI is following up on its presentation at the November 2020 SAO meeting as well as the 2021 Arctic Council Ministerial Declaration article 52: ...welcome progress on implementing guiding principles on management of and access to data and facilitate that data, generated by the Council, is findable, accessible, interoperable, reusable, and widely shared.