Event Dates

In the continuation of the International and Regional conferences convened by the International Permafrost Association, the 5th European Conference on Permafrost (EUCOP 2018) will be held in Chamonix-Mont Blanc, France, 23 June - 1 July 2018. The conference aims at covering all relevant aspects of permafrost research, engineering and outreach on a global and regional level.

Comfortably installed at the Majestic congress center or climbing the challenging slopes of the Mont Blanc massif, our agenda will be the following:

  • Saturday 23 ‐ Sunday 24/06: PYRN days (meeting, field trip, and more!)
  • Sunday 24/06: IPA council meeting, workshops, ice‐breaker dinner
  • Monday 25/06: 1st day of sessions
  • Tuesday 26/06: 2nd day of sessions
  • Wednesday 27/06: 1st day of local field trips
  • Thursday 28/06: 3rd day of sessions
  • Friday 29/06: 2nd day of local field trips
  • Saturday 30/06 ‐ Sunday 01/07: two‐day‐long regional field trips


  • Abstract submission deadline: extended to 22 December 2017
  • Decision on abstract (oral/poster): February 2018
  • Early-bird registration: until April 1st 2018