Upcoming Events

When: 
Thu, 10/03/2019 to Fri, 10/04/2019
Where: 
Umeå, Sweden

The European Commission, the European External Action Service, and the Government of Sweden will jointly organize a high-level EU Arctic Forum in Umeå, Sweden.

High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini, Commissioner Karmenu Vella, and the Swedish Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström will host the event.

The EU Arctic Forum will bring together key Arctic players and stakeholders to assess recent developments in the region and to discuss the new challenges ahead.

When: 
Fri, 10/04/2019 to Sat, 10/05/2019
Where: 
Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

We invite you to join us to share your recent results, discuss current ideas, and build future collaborations within the broader world of glaciological research. The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science at Oregon State University comprises a breadth of scientists working in polar and high mountain environments and this meeting will offer an opportunity to see how glaciers interact interact with other landscape processes.

When: 
Mon, 10/07/2019 to Fri, 10/11/2019
Where: 
Santa Barbara, California

The Arctic Data Center invites registration for their Arctic data science training workshop.

The Arctic Data Center provides training in data science and data management, as these are critical skills for the stewardship of the data, software, and other research products that are preserved in the Arctic Data Center. A goal of the Arctic Data Center is to advance data archiving and promote reproducible science and data reuse.

When: 
Mon, 10/07/2019 to Wed, 10/09/2019
Where: 
Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI), Copenhagen, Denmark

Please register for the 2019 Polar CORDEX meeting by September 1st, 2019, here.

To be considered for travel support, please register by August 1st, 2019.

Travel Information:

The meeting will be hosted at DMI, on the outskirts of Copenhagen but easily accessible by bus or s-train to neighbouring Ryparken station. Or do as the Copenhageners do and borrow a bicycle! Travel around the city by public transport is easy to organize using the website and app Rejseplanen.dk

When: 
Thu, 10/10/2019 to Sun, 10/13/2019
Where: 
Harpa Conference Center and Concert Hall in Reykjavík, Iceland

The annual Arctic Circle Assembly is the largest annual international gathering on the Arctic, attended by more than 2000 participants from 60 countries. It is attended by heads of states and governments, ministers, members of parliaments, officials, experts, scientists, entrepreneurs, business leaders, indigenous representatives, environmentalists, students, activists and others from the growing international community of partners and participants interested in the future of the Arctic.

Please follow the link above for the most up-to-date information.

When: 
Sun, 10/13/2019 to Wed, 10/16/2019
Where: 
Camp Cedar Glen near Julian, California

The 2019 U.S. Interdisciplinary Antarctic Earth Sciences meeting is intended to provide a forum to present and discuss results of exciting new Antarctic research across the spectrum of the Earth Sciences and to encourage conversations about future interdisciplinary collaborations.

When: 
Wed, 10/16/2019 to Fri, 10/18/2019
Where: 
Camp Cedar Glen near Julian, California

This year's WAIS workshop will be held in Southern California at the newly remodeled Camp Cedar Glen. Sponsored by NSF and NASA, the workshop will focus on marine ice-sheet and adjacent earth systems, with particular emphasis on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. The workshop will follow the Antarctic Earth Sciences meeting also held at Camp Julian, October 13-15.

When: 
Thu, 10/17/2019 to Fri, 10/18/2019
Where: 
Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Join us for a symposium that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first all-women research team in Antarctica.

Led by Dr. Lois Jones, this team of four women from The Ohio State University made polar history when they went to Antarctica in 1969. The symposium will look at women’s past, present, and future in science, research, discovery, and leadership.

Early Byrd Registration - $50.00
May 1 - June 30, 2019
Regular Registration - $65.00
July 1 - October 4, 2019
Banquet Fee - $50.00
May 1 - October 4, 2019

Speaking: Rick Thoman, Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy (ACCAP)
When: 
Fri, 10/18/2019
Where: 
University of Alaska Fairbanks, or online: 12:00pm AKDT, 4:00pm EDT

The tools and techniques for making monthly and season scale climate forecasts are rapidly changing, with the potential to provide useful forecasts at the month and longer range. We will review recent climate conditions around Alaska, review some forecast tools and finish up the Climate Prediction Center's forecast for November 2019 and the winter season. Feel free to bring your lunch and join the gathering in person or online to learn more about Alaska climate and weather.

Available online or in-person at: Room 407 in the Akasofu Building on the UAF Campus in Fairbanks.

When: 
Wed, 10/30/2019 to Fri, 11/01/2019
Where: 
Fosshótel Reykholt, Iceland

The next IGS Nordic Branch meeting will be held at Fosshótel Reykholt, which is located in the vicinity of Langjökull ice cap (2nd largest in Iceland).