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2020


International Symposium on Ice Streams and Outlet Glaciers

This symposium has now been postponed.
It has now been moved to 2025.

19–24 July​ 2020
Durham University,
Durham, UK

Second circular as PDF

Contacts:
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Chris Stokes <c.r.stokes@durham.ac.uk>

2022

22nd Karthaus Summer School: Ice sheets and glaciers in the climate system

25 May–3 June
Karthaus (northern Italy)

A course sponsored by
The Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, Utrecht University
The Netherlands Earth System Science Centre
&Trewitax – GlaciersAlive
The International Glaciological Society (IGS)
PROTECT (EU)
The Netherlands Polar Program (NWO-NPP)

Convenor: Carleen H. Tijm-Reijmer
Karthaus Summer school website
Karthaus Summer school announcement


International Symposium on Ice in a Sustainable Society (ISS)

6–10 June
Bilbao, Basque Country
, (Spain)

Second circular as PDF

Contacts:
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Sérgio Henrique Faria <sh.faria@bc3research.org>


Sixth International Summer School in Glaciology

7 to 17 June 2022
McCarthy, central Alaska

Further information: Regine Hock (Oslo University/UAF), Martin Truffer (UAF), Andy Aschwanden (UAF), Ed Bueler (UAF) and Mark Fahnestock (UAF)
Summer school website


International Symposium on Maritime Glaciers

19–24 June 2022
Juneau, Alaska, USA

Second circular as PDF

Contacts:
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Jason Amundson <jmamundson@alaska.edu>


International Symposium on Ice, Snow and Water in a Warming World (Cryosphere 2022)

21–26 August​ 2022
Reykjavík, Iceland

Contacts:
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Þorsteinn Þorsteinsson <thor@vedur.is>


International Symposium on Snow

25–30 September
Davos, Switzerland

The First Circular is now available as PDF

Contacts:
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)

2023


International Symposium on Sea Ice Across Spatial and Temporal Scales

4–9 June 2023
Bremerhaven, Germany

The First Circular is now available as PDF

Contacts:
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Christian Haas <chaas@awi.de> & Marcel Nicolaus <marcel.nicolaus@awi.de> Alfred Wegener Institute and Gunnar Spreen <gunnar.spreen@uni-bremen.de> University of Bremen


International Symposium on the Edges of Glaciology

2–7 July​ 2023
Limerick, Ireland

The conference will focus on edges in glaciology, which may include: beds of ice sheets or glaciers, supraglacial processes, crevasses, calving, grain boundaries (of ice and snow crystals), and perhaps philosophical edges.

Contacts:
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Andrew Fowler, University of Limerick


International Symposium on Glacier and Ice Sheet Motion: Mechanics, constraints and consequences

July 2023
Missoula, Montana, USA

Contacts:
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Jesse Johnson, University of Montana <jesse.johnson@mso.umt.edu>

2024

International Symposium on Verification and Validation of Cryospheric Models

Summer 2024
Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK

Contacts:
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Jan de Rydt <jan.rydt@northumbria.ac.uk>

2025


International Symposium on Ice Streams and Outlet Glaciers

19–24 July​ 2025
Durham University,
Durham, UK

Second circular as PDF. NOTE this is the circular we made for the 2020 schedule which of course went out the window. But the theme and the topics will be very similar
We will of course update this in due course.

Contacts:
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Chris Stokes <c.r.stokes@durham.ac.uk>

2026


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

July​ 2026
Scripps Seaside Forum
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
La Jolla, California, USA

First circular as PDF. NOTE this is the circular we made for the 2021 schedule which of course went out the window. But the theme and the topics will be very similar
We will of course update this in due course.

Contacts:
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Helen A. Fricker <hafricker@ucsd.edu>