The International Symposium and Summer School (AKTRU2019) is an interdisciplinary forum in education and research of various subject areas of life and earth sciences including studies of soil, atmosphere, biodiversity, climatology, geology, paleontology, hydrology and glaciology with specific focus on sustainable global and regional development. The AKTRU2019 will include three days symposium held at one of the resorts at the Altai mountains followed by the eight days school at the AKTRU research station. The international experts are invited to present research papers at the symposium and tutorial lectures at the Summer school. The young researchers and students are welcome to present posters at the symposium and to join the Summer school at the Aktru station. The Symposium topics will also cover several aspects of global and regional sustainability such as renewable energy and socio-economics of remote regions.