Past Events

The Blue Future of the Arctic
When: 
Wed, 05/25/2016 to Thu, 05/26/2016
Where: 
Bodø, Norway

Worldwide interest in the Arctic is increasing. Changing ice-conditions, regional growth and international geopolitics have placed the High North at the center of attention.

On May 24-26, the High North Center – under the Business School at the University of Nordland – invites you to participate in the High North Dialogue 2016. The theme of this year’s conference is The Blue Future of the Arctic.

When: 
Sun, 05/22/2016 to Mon, 05/23/2016
Where: 
Herndon, Virginia

Scientific discoveries achieved from, within, and beneath the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets, ice caps and valley glaciers are critical to society today, but large group endeavors are not achieved without significant advance planning. What is your vision for future subglacial science?

When: 
Mon, 05/23/2016
Where: 
Online

The course provides a basic introduction to the dynamics of glaciers and ice sheets with a focus on ice-climate interactions. The course is meant for Ph.D. students that work on (or will soon start working on) a glaciology-related climate project. A few places are available for junior scientists.

The next Karthaus course will be held from 13 to 24 September 2016 in Karthaus (northern Italy).

Deadline for applications is 23 May 2016.

See the website for more information.

When: 
Fri, 05/20/2016
Where: 
Online

As part of the Scientific Exploitation of Operational Missions (SEOM) programme element, the European Space Agency (ESA) is organising a new advanced Cryosphere Training Course devoted to train the next generation of Earth Observation (EO) scientists to exploit data from ESA and operational EO Missions (e.g. the Sentinels) for science and applications development.

When: 
Thu, 05/19/2016
Where: 
ARCUS DC Office - 1201 New York Avenue, NW. Fourth Floor. Washington, DC or online for live webinar: 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT

Mark Brzezinsky will present an update on the activities of the U.S. Arctic Executive Steering Committee and the upcoming White House Arctic Science Ministerial being planned for this fall.

For more information and to learn about the speaker, please visit the link above.

This event is a brown-bag lunch. Cookies and beverages will be provided. A live webinar is also available to those unable to attend in person. Instructions for accessing the webinar will be sent to 'Webinar Only' registrants prior to the event.

Polar Science: Through New Eyes
When: 
Wed, 05/18/2016
Where: 
Online: 08:00-23:00 GMT

The Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) announces a call for abstracts for an online conference titled "Polar Science: Through New Eyes." The conference will be held online on 18 May 2016.

with Morgan Seag
When: 
Tue, 05/17/2016
Where: 
Online: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM AKDT, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

USAPECS is organizing a webinar series for Spring 2016 (April - June) focused on how to best share your science.

Building Bridges & Designing Activities with Teachers webinar
Want to inspire the next generation? Webinar presenter Morgan Seag has trained hundreds of scientists to conduct engaging, interactive outreach lessons in elementary and middle schools. Join us to learn how to build bridges with teachers and design simple activities that leave an impact.

When: 
Mon, 05/16/2016
Where: 
Online

The Polar Geospatial Center (PGC) and the University of Minnesota announce registration for the 2016 Polar Geospatial Center Boot Camp. This
workshop will take place on 13-16 June on the Twin Cities campus of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

When: 
Tue, 05/10/2016 to Fri, 05/13/2016
Where: 
Ann Arbor, Michigan

The organizers of the NextProf Science 2016 Workshop announce a call for applications. The workshop will be held 10-13 May 2016 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

The NextProf Science 2016 Workshop aims to encourage talented scientists, who have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, to consider academia as a career. The workshop is targeted at postdoctoral fellows and advanced doctoral students and will help participants develop strategies that strengthen their ability to pursue academic careers.

When: 
Mon, 05/09/2016 to Fri, 05/13/2016
Where: 
Prague, Czech Republic

The 2016 European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium will be held in Prague, Czech Republic, from 09 to 13 May 2016. It is organized with the support of the Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic.

The event, which in 2013 attracted 1800 participants, will focus on the exploitation of satellite data in various thematic domains: