New Zealand Snow and Ice Group (SIRG) Workshop

Event Type: Conferences and Workshops


2 July 2014 to 4 July 2014

Where: Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand

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This year's New Zealand Snow and Ice Research Group (SIRG) workshop will take place at Aoraki Mt Cook Village in the central Southern Alps from July 2nd - July 4th.

The SIRG annual workshop brings together snow and ice researchers from around New Zealand and beyond and serves as New Zealand's branch meeting of the International Glaciology Society.

Field excursions will take place in the vicinity of Mt Cook Village where a rich variety of snow and ice walks and activities are possible. The timing of field excursion will be weather dependent. Excursions will aim to be completed by early afternoon on Friday to allow participants time for their homeward journey.

Further details and a registration form are available by emailing SIRGNZ2014 [at]

Participation (including basic accommodation and food) is free for students and $100 for professionals. Registration is due June 6th. Please see for more details.

Important dates for the workshop:

  • June 6th : Registration and abstract submission deadline. Students will not be charged a registration fee. Non-students are asked to contribute $100 per person.
  • June 20th : Final schedule and abstracts released electronically.
  • July 2nd-4th 2014: SIRG-NZ workshop will be held at Unwin Lodge, Mt Cook Village. The workshop will start at 1:00 PM on Wednesday July 2nd and finish 1pm Friday July 4th.