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Forthcoming meetings

Below are some forthcoming meetings that may be of interest to IGS members.

Please send announcements about meetings suitable for inclusion on this page to us at our usual contact details.

Items marked ** are IGS sponsored
Items marked * are IGS co-sponsored

9–13 May 2016

European Space Agency Earth Observation and Cryosphere Science conference 2016

hosted during the ESA Living Planet Symposium 2016

Prague, Czech Republic

See conference website

9–13 May 2016

4th CryoSat User Workshop

hosted during the ESA Living Planet Symposium 2016

Prague, Czech Republic

See workshop website

22–23 May 2016

Subglacial Access Drilling: IDPO Science Planning Workshop

Herndon, Virginia, USA

See workshop website

23–27 May 2016

PAST Gateways International Conference

Trondheim, Norway

See conference website

24–29 May 2016

XVI Glaciological Symposium: Past, present, and future of the Earth cryosphere

St Petersburg, Russia

See symposium website

31 May–3 June 2016

23rd IAHR International Symposium on Ice 2016: Research and Application of Ice Dynamics and Thermodynamics in Engineering, Ecology and Climate Change

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

See symposium website

1–3 June 2016

Workshop: Observing and modelling meltwater retention processes on ice sheets and glaciers

Copenhagen, Denmark

Contact Robert Fausto <> or <>

6–10 June 2016

Conference on Mathematical Geophysics

Paris, France

See conference website

13–24 June 2016

Workshop: Polar Geospatial Center Boot Camp

St Paul, Minnesota, USA

See workshop website

14–16 June 2016

73rd Eastern Snow Conference

Columbus, Ohio, USA

See conference website

14–17 June 2016

Snow Engineering VIII (8th International Conference on Snow Engineering)

Nantes, France

See conference website

20–24 June 2016

Eleventh International Conference on Permafrost (ICOP 2016)

Potsdam, Germany

See conference website

21–23 June 2016

2016 Ice Sheet System Model Workshop

La Jolla, California, USA

See workshop website

26 June–1 July 2016

Goldschmidt conference

Yokohama, Japan

Session 12f: Elemental and Isotopic Marine Biogeochemistry at a Range of Scales: the global ocean and polar atmosphere–sea ice–ocean systems
See conference website

28–29 June 2016

Conference: Small Unmanned Aerial Systems for Environmental Research

Worcester, UK

See conference website

5–7 July 2016

UK Antarctic Science Conference

Norwich, UK

See conference website

10–15 July 2016

**International Symposium on Interactions of Ice Sheets and Glaciers with the Ocean

La Jolla, California, USA

Contact: Secretary General, International Glaciological Society

30 July–15 August 2016

41th Scientific Assembly of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR)

Istanbul, Turkey

Session COSPAR-16-A2.1: Scientific exploitation of new missions and heritage data sets (essential climate variables) in oceanography and cryosphere
See assembly website

20–30 August 2016

SCAR Open Science Conference: Antarctica in the Global Earth System – from the Poles to the Tropics

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Session 14: Antarctic climate variability during the past two millennia. Conveners: Thamban Meloth <>, Tas van Ommen, Rob Mulvaney, Erik Behrens
Session 21: Remote sensing of the Antarctic environment: Multi-disciplinary advances. Conveners: Ewe Hong Tat, Hans-Ulrich Peter, Rob Massom, Oscar Schofield, Shridhar Jawak <>
See conference website

24–25 August 2016

Workshop: In-situ snow albedo measurements: toward a snow albedo intercomparison experiment

Helsinki, Finland

See workshop website

5–7 September 2016

Annual Meeting of the British Society for Geomorphology

Plymouth, UK

See meeting website

5–9 September 2016

6th International Conference on Mars Polar Science and Exploration

Reykjavík, Iceland

See conference website

7–8 September 2016

International Glaciological Society British Branch Meeting

Southampton, UK

Contact: Jane Hart

7–8 September 2016

Workshop: Understanding the fundamental processes controlling the surface mass balance of the Greenland ice sheet and improving estimates

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Palisades, New York, USA

See workshop website

9–12 September 2016

Third Arctic-FROST network meeting and Early Career Scholars Workshop on Arctic Sustainability in the Global Context

Vienna, Austria

See meeting website

12–16 September 2016

ESA Remote Sensing of the Crysphere Advanced Training Course 2016

Leeds, UK

See course website

12–16 September 2016

European Conference on Applied Climatology

Trieste, Italy

Session UC4: The cryosphere and its interactions with the climate system
See conference website

13–24 September 2016

Karthaus course on Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System

Karthaus, Italy

See course website

3 October 2016

Workshop: NECKLACE, an international programme to acquire time series of melt rates from Antarctic ice shelves

Gothenburg, Sweden

Contact Anna Wåhlin <>

4–6 October 2016

30th Forum for Research into Ice Shelf Processes (FRISP)

Gothenburg, Sweden

See meeting website

17–20 October 2016

5th International Geo-hazards Research Symposium – in memory of Prof. Tsanyao Frank Yang (IGRS 2016)

Taipei, Taiwan

Contact: organizing committee at

21–22 October 2016

International Symposium on Polar Environmental Change and Public Governance

Wuhan, China

See symposium website

12–16 December 2016

AGU 2016 Fall Meeting

San Francisco, California, USA

See meeting website

22–26 January 2017

14th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
held as part of the 97th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society

Seattle, Washington, USA

See conference website

12–17 February 2017

**International Symposium on the Southern Cryosphere: Climate Drivers and Global Connections

Wellington, New Zealand

Contact: Secretary General, International Glaciological Society

20–24 February 2017

Practice meets science: International Advanced Training Course on ‘Snow and Avalanches’ 2017

Davos, Switzerland

See course website

27–29 March 2017

4th Polar Prediction Workshop

Bremerhaven, Germany

Contact Betsy Turner-Bogren <>

22–25 May 2017

International Conference on High Latitude Dust 2017

Reykjavík, Iceland

See conference website

14–19 August 2017

**International Symposium on Polar Ice, Polar Climate and Polar Change:

Remote sensing advances in understanding the cryosphere

Boulder, Colorado, USA

Contact: Secretary General, International Glaciological Society

4–9 March 2018

**International Symposium on Cryosphere and Biosphere

Kyoto, Japan

Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Professor Nozomu Takeuchi, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan <>

15–27 June 2018

SCAR/IASC Conference

Davos, Switzerland

Contact: SCAR Secretariat <>