Upcoming Events

When: 
Mon, 06/15/2020
Where: 
Online: 7:00 - 8:30 am AKDT, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT

Learn about our most current and exciting research through fast and informal virtual talks presented by Byrd Center PIs, Postdocs, and Grad students.

Everyone is welcome to attend via Zoom! Please follow the link above to register.

  • Monday, May 18, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm (EDT)
  • Monday, June 1, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm (EDT)
  • Monday, June 15, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm (EDT)

Monday, May 18:

Looking Back and Looking Forward
When: 
Mon, 06/15/2020 to Fri, 06/19/2020
Where: 
Arkhangelsk, Russia

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IASSA Council has voted unanimously to postpone ICASS X. The ICASS X Organizing Committee identified the new date for ICASS X: ICASS X will now take place in Arkhangelsk, Russia on June 15-19, 2021.

Other important updates:

The official letter of postponement is available here.

We will be in touch with you about registration fees refund: the Organizing Committee decided to do full refunds of registration fees to all participants.

When: 
Tue, 06/16/2020 to Wed, 06/17/2020
Where: 
Online

Given the low chance that we will be able to hold the physical conference safely and that you will be able to register and travel in June, we want to use the current situation to test a new online format for FRISP 2020.

We plan four sessions (each session will last about 3 hours) on the following dates:

Permafrost Environment Under Persistent Warming: Challenges for Scientific Assessment & Engineering Practice
When: 
Mon, 06/22/2020 to Fri, 06/26/2020

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the IPA Executive Committee decided that the 12th International (ICOP2020) in Lanzhou, China is postponed to 20-24 June 2022. The Local Organizing Committee will take efforts for a successful conference two years later. The Local Organizing Committee wishes that all the abstracts will be reserved to ICOP 2022, and the registration fee will be refunded to you soon.

New Perspectives on the World's Most Challenging Arena for Maritime Commerce
When: 
Tue, 06/23/2020 to Thu, 06/25/2020
Where: 
Helsinki, Finland

COVID-19 Update:

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Arctic Shipping Forum has been postponed to 23-25 September 2020. All participants and sponsors currently registered for the event have automatically been registered for the September edition of the event. No further action is necessary to confirm your participation.


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

Follow the link above for more information.

When: 
Wed, 06/24/2020 to Thu, 06/25/2020
Where: 
Online

Given the low chance that we will be able to hold the physical conference safely and that you will be able to register and travel in June, we want to use the current situation to test a new online format for FRISP 2020.

We plan four sessions (each session will last about 3 hours) on the following dates:

From Past to Present
When: 
Wed, 07/01/2020

Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, the organising committee have decided to postpone the PalaeoArc network meeting at the University of Pisa, Italy, originally scheduled for the end of May, until 28th September - 2nd October 2020.

There is a new deadline for abstracts and registrations: 1st July 2020.

We thank you for your understanding in this difficult situation. We hope to see you in Pisa in the Autumn!

Improving Understanding of Ice Sheet and Solid Earth Processes Driving Paleo Sea Level Change
When: 
Wed, 07/01/2020

NEWS April 6th, 2020:
The organizing team is following closely the global development of COVID-19. At the moment, the meeting is NOT CANCELLED. We will keep the PALSEA community informed through the mailing list. At the moment, we invite potential attendees NOT TO MAKE ANY TRAVEL PLANS until we confirm the meeting dates.


The PalSea Meeting will take place 14-16 September, 2020 at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in New York.

When: 
Thu, 07/09/2020 to Sat, 07/11/2020

Due to the uncertainty of Covid-19 situation, we have decided to postpone the “2nd Edition of World Congress on Geology & Earth Science” from July to November 12-14, 2020 at Osaka, Japan.

The decision has been taken in the interests of public safety and to help prevent the spread of the virus.

GeoEarth-2020 welcomes colleagues from all branches of Geosciences and from many countries in the world to disseminate their valuable work.

When: 
Fri, 07/10/2020
Where: 

In 2016, the National Science Foundation (NSF) unveiled a set of “Big Ideas,” 10 bold, long-term research and process ideas that identify areas for future investment at the frontiers of science and engineering (see https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/big_ideas/index.jsp). The Big Ideas represent unique opportunities to position our Nation at the cutting edge of global science and engineering leadership by bringing together diverse disciplinary perspectives to support convergence research.