On behalf of the Austrian Polar Research Institute (APRI) and the Local Organizing Committee we are pleased to invite you to the Arctic Science Summit Week 2023 (ASSW 2023), which will take part in Vienna (Austria) from 17 to 24 February 2023. Here below, is the ASSW 2023 First Circular, or click here to download it. The Conference is organized by the Austrian Polar Research Institute (APRI), the Austrian Arctic Community, the International Arctic Science Committee (IASC) and partners. The venue will be the University of Vienna, one of the oldest universities in Europe. To meet the requirements of a potential influence of Covid-19 on the conference, but also to make the event as CO2 friendly as possible, the conference is planned as a hybrid event.