GEWEX- INARCH

The International Network for Alpine Research Catchment Hydrology

8th GEWEX Science Conference in Canmore

CALL FOR PAPERS
Submissions for oral and poster presentations are invited for the 8th GEWEX Science Conference, titled Extremes and Water on the Edge, which will take place from 6th to 11th May 2018 in Canmore, Alberta, Canada. Abstracts are due by 18th December 2017.

ABOUT
The 2018 GEWEX Science Conference will be structured around the topic of challenges confronting our ability to understand and predict changes in climate extremes and the availability of freshwater under the complex factors of natural variability, forced climate change due to human activities, and human management practices.

The conference will reflect research activities that advance the main themes of the GEWEX project and of the two WCRP Grand Challenges on Weather and Climate Extremes and Water for the Food Baskets of the World.

CONFERENCE THEMES

  • Nexus of water, energy, and food
  • Climate extremes
  • Extreme weather
  • Atmospheric modeling and observations
  • Land modeling and observations
  • Mountain and high latitude hydrology
  • Global energy and water cycles

CALL FOR PAPERS
Abstracts for sessions falling under the seven conference themes are welcome. Sessions are listed here. Poster submissions are encouraged.

EARLY CAREER SCIENTIST WORKSHOP
From 3-5 May 2018, the Young Earth System Scientists (YESS) and Young Hydrological Society (YHS) will hold a Joint YESS-YHS Early Career Researcher (ECR) workshop, Towards Regional Information to Improve our Understanding on Weather and Climate Extreme Events. Information about the workshop and how to apply is available here.

REGISTRATION AND ABSTRACT FEES
Full week registration: 500 CAD
Full week early bird registration: 450 CAD
Full week for students: 400 CAD
Abstract submission fee (non-refundable): 80 CAD

LOCATION
The conference will be held at the Coast Canmore Hotel and Conference Centre, located in the resort town of Canmore in Alberta, Canada, in the Canadian Rockies.

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES
18 December 2017: Abstracts due
15 January 2018: Abstract acceptance notification
22 January 2018: Travel support notification
1 February 2018: Early bird registration closes
3 April 2018: Room reservation deadline at Coast Canmore

Full details are available from the conference website.

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