Upcoming Events

Improving Understanding of Ice Sheet and Solid Earth Processes Driving Paleo Sea Level Change
When: 
Mon, 09/14/2020 to Wed, 09/16/2020
Where: 
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, New York

Following the many challenges posed by the current COVID-19 pandemic, the organizing committee has decided to postpone the PALSEA-SERCE 2020 workshop to autumn 2021.

Convergence at the Poles
When: 
Mon, 09/14/2020 to Fri, 09/18/2020
Where: 
University of Alaska Fairbanks

The conference has been postponed to 16-21 May 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


The symposium provides a platform for the exchange of current applied research and best practices, the presentation of new technology and further innovation, and the advancement of international cooperation in the circumpolar regions of the world. We look to build on the more than 100 participants and the record 50% attendance by students and early career researchers at the 15th ICRSS!

When: 
Tue, 09/15/2020 to Fri, 09/18/2020
Where: 
Chico Hot Springs Resort in Pray, Montana

Frozen Pasts 5 has been postponed until 7-10 September 2021, with optional fieldtrips on the 11th. If you already made your lodging reservation at Chico, please call +1-406-333-4933 to rebook.


These are unsettled times, but we are holding out hope for convening the 5th International Frozen Pasts Conference (FP5) on the human dimensions of glacial and ice patch environments at all latitudes and on all continents in mid-September.

When: 
Tue, 09/15/2020 to Wed, 09/16/2020
Where: 
Online

Following the many challenges posed by the current COVID-19 pandemic, the organizing committee has decided to postpone the in-person PALSEA-SERCE 2020 workshop to autumn 2021.

When: 
Mon, 09/21/2020 to Thu, 09/24/2020

Cryosphere 2020 postponed until 2021

Even though the spreading rate of the COVID-19 virus seems to be slowing in many countries the situation is still very uncertain. According to latest information from Icelandic authorities, restrictions on travel to and from Iceland might be upheld throughout 2020. We have therefore decided to postpone the symposium until next year.

New dates: September 27 - October 1, 2021

New Perspectives on the World's Most Challenging Arena for Maritime Commerce
When: 
Wed, 09/23/2020 to Fri, 09/25/2020
Where: 
Helsinki, Finland

COVID-19 Update:

Our annual Arctic Shipping Forum Helsinki and Arctic Shipping North America conferences have moved online, taking place 27 – 30 October 2020. We look forward to bringing together the who's who of the Arctic shipping industry in this new virtual format to learn, connect and move forward together.


Developing technological capabilities. Improving emergency response. Securing a sustainable future for shipping in the Arctic.

Follow the link above for more information.

When: 
Thu, 09/24/2020 to Sat, 09/26/2020
Where: 
Toruń, Poland

We are sorry to announce that the 3rd International Conference on Polar Climate and Environmental Change in the Last Millennium that was planned for 24-26 September 2020 has been rescheduled for 23-25 November 2020.

Furthermore, Important dates were also postponed.

Our decision was made in response to concerns about international and domestic travel expressed by many of you, as well as the need to protect attendees in high-risk categories. Our decision was also guided by Nicolaus Copernicus University COVID-19 policies.

When: 
Mon, 09/28/2020 to Wed, 09/30/2020
Where: 
Reykjavík, Iceland

UPDATE - JUNE 16th, 2020:

The International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region will now be held 2-4 March 2021, at the Hilton Reykjavik Nordica Hotel, (https://www.hilton.is/) Reykjavik, Iceland.

We fully understand that your schedule for the fall may be unclear, but in case circumstances oblige you to cancel your plans to participate in the Symposium, the organizers would appreciate a timely warning.

From Past to Present
When: 
Mon, 09/28/2020 to Fri, 10/02/2020
Where: 
University of Pisa, Italy

Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, the organising committee have decided to postpone the PalaeoArc network meeting in Pisa, originally scheduled for 28th September - 2nd October 2020 to 24-28 May 2021.

The new registration, abstract submission and fee payment deadline is 1st March, 2021

Please refer to this Website and to the PalaeoArc Twitter account (https://twitter.com/PalaeoArc) for further news.

When: 
Wed, 09/30/2020
Where: 

Applications must be submitted to Grants.gov up to 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time September 30, 2020. Applications received after this time will not be reviewed or considered for funding.

Please follow the link above for complete details.