Upcoming Events

When: 
Mon, 04/20/2015 to Wed, 04/22/2015
Where: 
Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

We are happy to announce that first Students In Polar Research Conference will take place in Brno, Czech Republic between April 20 and 22, 2015. The Department of Geography and Faculty of Science at Masaryk University will host the conference, which aims to introduce actual topics in Polar geography and ecology research, enhance the exchange of information and ideas among young researchers, and offer the opportunity to strengthen existing and establish prospective collaboration.

Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting
When: 
Tue, 04/21/2015 to Sat, 04/25/2015
Where: 
Chicago, IL

The Polar Geography and Cryosphere Specialty Groups of the Association of American Geographers call for papers for the 2015 Annual Meeting of the AAG under the following areas:

Polar Geography Sessions

Current Topics in Human-Environment Interactions:

When: 
Wed, 04/22/2015
Where: 
Online

The session proposal website for this year’s AGU fall meeting is open until April 22nd.
Criteria and guidelines are available at http://fallmeeting.agu.org/2015/sessionproposals/

Things to note:

When: 
Thu, 04/23/2015 to Thu, 04/30/2015
Where: 
Toyama, Japan

ASSW is the annual gathering of international organizations engaged in supporting and facilitating Arctic research. The purpose of the summit is to provide opportunities for coordination, collaboration and cooperation in all areas of Arctic science. IASC's (International Arctic Science Committee) 25th anniversary will be celebrated during ASSW2015. The summit presents an opportunity to review IASC contributions and recognize those who have been instrumental in its founding, development and growth.

When: 
Sun, 05/03/2015 to Tue, 05/05/2015
Where: 
Chicago, Illinois

The purpose of this conference is to bring researchers, practitioners and policy makers to a world-wide platform to share research and discuss creative solutions related to global climate change impacts. The conference will emphasize the importance of global climate change impacts on agriculture while covering a range of topics related to climate change impacts on land and water resources.

When: 
Thu, 05/07/2015 to Fri, 05/08/2015
Where: 
Milano, Italy

The next Alpine Glaciology Meeting (AGM) will be held in Milano, Italy on 7 and 8 May, 2015, with a field trip on 9 May at Forni Glacier (Stelvio National Park). As usual, this meeting serves as informal exchange platform for researchers working on snow, glaciers or permafrost. Oral and poster presentations are welcome, and young scientists are especially encouraged to present their work in progress.

The meeting will be held at University of Milano (Italy) (Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Festa del Perdono, 7).

Effective Design and Construction in Permafrost Regions
When: 
Fri, 05/08/2015 to Wed, 05/13/2015
Where: 
Edmonton, Alberta

The University of Alberta, in collaboration with the Cold Regions Geo-technology Division of the Canadian Geotechnical Society, is organizing again the International Short Course on Permafrost Engineering - Effective Design and Construction in Permafrost Regions Date: May 8 - 13, 2015 Location: Edmonton, Alberta

For more information, please contact Sally Petaske at sally [dot] petaske [at] ualberta [dot] ca (+1 780-492-2176)

Tools and Strategies for Assessment and Management of Data-Limited Fish Stocks
When: 
Tue, 05/12/2015 to Fri, 05/15/2015
Where: 
Anchorage, Alaska

Organizers of the 30th Wakefield Fisheries Symposium announce a call for abstracts. The theme for the 2015 symposium is "Tools and Strategies for Assessment and Management of Data-Limited Fish Stocks." It will be held 12-15 May 2015 in Anchorage, Alaska.

The symposium will bring together fishery and social scientists, managers, fishermen, and others from around the world. Organizers invite abstract submissions in the following topic areas:

Fifteenth International Scientific Conference for Students and Post-graduates
When: 
Thu, 05/14/2015
Where: 
Murmansk, Russia

The conference is devoted to scientific, environmental, technical, economic, and social aspects of the development of the Arctic. It will be divided into sections including Biology and Medicine, Chemistry and Technology, Ecology of the North, Economical Problems of Arctic Development, Education in the Arctic region, Geology and Geophysics of the Arctic Region, Information Technologies and Mathematical Methods, Marine Biology, Physical Studies, and Humanitarian and Social Problems. Suggestions on new topics are welcome.

When: 
Fri, 05/15/2015
Where: 
Online

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces a crosscutting/NSF-wide solicitation for Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE), which is an National Science Foundation (NSF) program that supports international activities across all NSF-supported disciplines. The primary goal of PIRE is to support high quality projects in which advances in research and education could not occur without international collaboration. PIRE seeks to catalyze a higher level of international engagement in the U.S. science and engineering community.