Upcoming Events

When: 
Wed, 10/28/2020 to Thu, 10/29/2020
Where: 
Geneva, Switzerland

Rescheduled from March 25th - 26th, 2020.
The 7th Annual Arctic Exchange will now take place on 28th – 29th October 2020.

When: 
Wed, 10/28/2020 to Fri, 10/30/2020
Where: 
Copenhagen, Denmark

This workshop aims at assessing the latest advancement in the use of EO technology for Polar science, exploring the main challenges and opportunities for the coming decade and consulting with the community to contribute to define a common scientific agenda for the future.

When: 
Wed, 10/28/2020 to Fri, 10/30/2020
Where: 
Copenhagen, Denmark

More information will follow on registration, abstract submission and schedule.

Please keep an eye on the IGS website (link above).

The meeting is hosted by the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, and will include a conference dinner. We look forward to welcoming you in Copenhagen.

Local organising committee: Nanna B. Karlsson (GEUS), Andreas Ahlstrøm (GEUS), Louise S. Sørensen (DTU), Christine S. Hvidberg (U CPH) and Ruth Mottram (DMI)

The Arctic: Regional Changes, Global Impacts
When: 
Sat, 10/31/2020

Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) is an annual gathering of international organizations involved in Arctic research. It is designed to strengthen collaborations across academia, government agencies, local communities, industry, non-governmental organizations and other Arctic stakeholders.

When: 
Mon, 11/09/2020 to Thu, 11/19/2020
Where: 
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the UNFCCC is expected to take place from 9-19 November 2020.

Please follow the link above for SDG Knowledge Hub coverage of COP 25 and related events, summary of COP 25 outcomes, and to sign up for the SDG Update newsletter.

When: 
Thu, 11/12/2020 to Sat, 11/14/2020
Where: 
Osaka, Japan

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: 
Sat, 11/21/2020 to Sun, 11/22/2020
Where: 
Tokyo, Japan

In order to engage with Arctic scientists and knowledge holders on multiple levels, the ASM3 organizers plan to engage researchers at the several science meetings throughout 2020. These meetings will give the research community an opportunity to shape and develop the science-to-policy process resulting in the Arctic Science Ministerial Joint Statement to be signed in Tokyo.

When: 
Mon, 12/07/2020 to Fri, 12/11/2020
Where: 
San Francisco, California

Fall Meeting is the largest gathering of Earth and space scientists in the world. Back in San Francisco after celebrating our Centennial, Fall Meeting 2020 aims to bring a diverse and relevant set of topics to help move Earth and space science forward.

It all starts with the innovative and dynamic session proposals from AGU’s community. Session submissions are open now. We encourage sessions with diverse groups of conveners who can work together to broaden participation. Visit our session submission guidelines to get started.

Important dates:

When: 
Mon, 02/01/2021 to Tue, 02/02/2021
Where: 
Tromsø, Norway

Arctic Frontiers Science conference is traditionally international and multidisciplinary, bringing together social sciences, humanities, physical and life sciences. The Arctic Frontiers Science is focusing on both fundamental and solution-oriented research with strong impact, which addresses growing societal challenges and needs in the Arctic region. Arctic Frontiers Science is developed with the guidance of the Strategic Science Committee of Arctic Frontiers.

When: 
Mon, 02/22/2021 to Fri, 02/26/2021
Where: 
Neuharlingersiel, Germany

Note: The 5th OGGM workshop was originally scheduled to take place from June 8th to 12th 2020, but was postponed to February 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


The OGGM workshop is an annual, informal meeting for developers, users, and future users of the Open Global Glacier Model (OGGM) model. The workshop is open to any interested scientist (within the limits of our capacities!).

Who can participate?