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Symposia and workshops organized, sponsored or co-sponsored by the IGS


2020

New Zealand Snow and Ice Research Group (SIRG: the New Zealand branch of IGS) Annual Workshop

3–5 February 2020
Matiu/Somes Island, Wellington, New Zealand

SIRG website


International Symposium on Ice Streams and Outlet Glaciers

This symposium has now been postponed.
New dates will be announced as soon as they become available.

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>


Northeast Glaciology Meeting
A revival of the IGS Northeastern Branch

3–4 September​ 2020
University of Maine (Orono, ME USA)

To receive future information

Contacts:
Kristin M. Schild <kristin.schild@maine.edu>
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)


*Karthaus course on Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System

The Karthaus course planned for September 2020 has been cancelled.
We sincerely hope that the next Karthaus course will be in September 2021

8–19 September​ 2020
Karthaus, Italy

Contact: J. Oerlemans <j.oerlemans@uu.nl>
See course website


International Symposium on Ice, Snow and Water in a Warming World (Cryosphere 2020)

The symposium has been postponed until 27 September–1 October​ 2021


International Glaciological Society British Branch Meeting

The physical meeting is cancelled.
There will be a virtual meeting organized by the IGS British Branch and the IGS EGG

7–9 October 2020

We are planning 3 half days. There will be both oral and poster sessions.
Abstracts are due by 3 September. We will notify you once the abstract submission is up and running.

Registration will be through the IGS portal

Contacts:
BINGHAM Robert <r.bingham@ed.ac.uk>
Rebecca Schlegel <967901@swansea.ac.uk>
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)


Northwest Glaciologists Meeting

14–16 October 2020

Virtual meeting: Three half days 13:00–17:30 Pacific Time.

Meeting website and Zoom registration

Contacts:
Douglas Brinkerhoff <northwestglaciologists2020@gmail.com>


International Glaciological Society Nordic Branch Meeting

The physical meeting is cancelled.
There will be a virtual meeting organised by the local organizing committee

11–13 November 2020
GEUS, Copenhagen, Denmark

Contacts:
Andreas Peter Ahlstrøm <apa@geus.dk>
Nanna Karlsson <nbk@geus.dk>
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)

2021

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

27 June–2 July 2021
La Jolla, California, USA

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


International Symposium on Science and Mitigation of Glacier and Snow Hazards

This symposium has now been postponed until September 2022.
New dates will be announced as soon as they become available.

5–10 September
Davos, Switzerland

Contacts:
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)


International Symposium on Ice, Snow and Water in a Warming World (Cryosphere 2021)

27 September–1 October​ 2021
Reykjavík, Iceland

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

2022

International Symposium on Ice in a Sustainable Society (ISS)

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

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


International Symposium on Maritime Glaciers

June 2022
Juneau, Alaska, USA

Topics – more to be added:
– tidewater glaciers
– mass balance and run-off from maritime glaciers
– impacts on marine ecosystems

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


International Symposium on Science of Snow and Snow Hazards

This symposium was postponed from September 2021

September
Davos, Switzerland

Contacts:
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)

International Symposium on Southern Hemisphere Glaciers under Pressure: subglacial lakes, subaquatic environments, calving glaciers and climate

This symposium has been cancelled

September​ 2022
Valdivia, Chile

Contacts:
Secretary General, International Glaciological Society (IGS)
Andrés Rivera, Centro de Estudios Cientificos, <arivera@cecs.cl>

2023

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>