Upcoming Events

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:

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Arctic Shipping Forum has been postponed to 23-25 September 2020 (from June 23-25). 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: 
Thu, 09/24/2020 to Sat, 09/26/2020
Where: 
Toruń, Poland

The aim of the conference is to present scientific achievements and to identify gaps in the field of the historical climatology of the polar regions based on early meteorological observations, history, dendroclimatology, paleolimnology, geophysics, geomorphology, and other sources.

The conference is supported by the Polish Geophysical Society, the Committee on Polar Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, and the Polish Polar Consortium.

Registration will open on 15 November 2019.

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 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!

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

The Symposium organizers are pleased to inform that new dates have been confirmed.

Please note that the International Symposium on Plastics in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Region will be held 28-30 September 2020, 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.

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.

When: 
Mon, 10/05/2020 to Wed, 10/07/2020
Where: 
Utrecht, Netherlands

Please save the date.

The venue will be the Utrecht University, Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research (IMAU) with the local organizer Willem Jan van de Berg, and supported by WCRP/CliC.

When: 
Mon, 10/05/2020 to Thu, 10/08/2020
Where: 
Reykjavík, Iceland

UArctic Congress 2020 will be hosted by all UArctic higher education members in Iceland. The event is part of Iceland’s chairmanship of the Arctic Council and organized in conjunction with the Arctic Circle Assembly.

The themes of the Congress follow those of the Icelandic chairmanship's priorities:

When: 
Mon, 10/05/2020 to Thu, 10/08/2020
Where: 
Sterling, Virginia

It's our pleasure to announce that the 2020 WAIS Workshop will take place October 5-8, 2020, at the Algonkian Regional Park in Sterling, VA, USA. Like past years, this workshop will focus on marine ice-sheet and adjacent earth systems, with an emphasis on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. More information about the 2020 WAIS Workshop will be available spring 2020 at the link above.

When: 
Mon, 10/05/2020 to Thu, 10/08/2020
Where: 
Taormina (Sicily), Italy

Over the last 10 years, CryoSat has not only delivered a wealth of information about Earth’s changing ice, but has also surpassed expectations with a range of results that go far beyond its original goals. While the conference focuses the latest scientific results from the mission, it is also a celebration of the remarkable contribution that CryoSat has made to our understanding of the cryosphere and its role in the Earth system and the climate, and, in turn, the impacts on society.