Science events calendar

List of key science meetings by research programmes and organizations and the IPCC.

This list was mandated by SBSTA 34, 2011 FCCC/SBSTA/2011/2, paragraph 55


Events 2019


09 November 2019 50th GEO Executive Committee Meeting Canberra, Australia
08 November 2019 2019 GEO Canberra Ministerial Summit Canberra, Australia
06-07 November 2019 GEO-XVI Plenary Canberra, Australia
05 November 2019 49th GEO Executive Committee Meeting Canberra, Australia
04-09 November 2019 GEO Week 2019 Canberra, Australia
21 October - 01 November 2019 Summer School at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Climate Extremes and Risk Management Nanjing, China
14-18 October 2019 International Conference on Regional Climate, ICRC-CORDEX 2019 Beijing, China
14-16 October 2019 33rd CEOS Plenary Ha Noi, Viet Nam
06-11 October 2019 ISRSE-38/Pecora-21 Conference: Earth Observation and Continuous Monitoring of Our Changing Planet: From Sensors to Decisions Baltimore (MD), USA
30 September - 04 October 2019 WGDisasters-12 Reykjavík, Iceland
24-27 September 2019 11th International Symposium on Digital Earth (ISDE 11) Florence, Italy
24-27 September 2019 Towards a Sustainable Water Future Bengaluru, India
24-25 September 2019 HLPF on sustainable development, under auspices of UNGA UNHQ
20-23 September 2019 51st Session of the IPCC Principality of Monaco, Monaco
17-18 September 2019 WG I/II - Preparatory Meeting of the Drafting Authors for Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (organized by WGII) Principality of Monaco, Monaco
16-20 September 2019 Ocean Obs '19 Honolulu (HI), USA
10-13 September 2019 International Transdisciplinarity Conference 2019 - Joining Forces for Change Gothenburg, Sweden
10-11 September 2019 12th Joint Capacity Development Meeting  
09-13 September 2019 GESAMP 46 and the 50th anniversary of GESAMP New York (NY), USA
09-13 September 2019 2019 SIT Technical Workshop Hawaii, USA
03-06 September 2019 Gi4DM 2019 Conference: GeoInformation for Disaster Management Prague, Czech Republic
02-06 September 2019 Asian Pacific Climate Week TBD
02-06 September 2019 LSI-VC-8 / GEOGLAM / SDCG-16 Joint Meeting Hawaii, USA
September 2019 2019 Climate Summit of the Secretary-General UNHQ
13-17 August 2019 (TBC) 50th Session of the IPCC TBD
August 2019 (TBC) Latin America and the Caribbean Climate Week Salvador de Bahia, Brazil
23-24 July 2019 48th GEO Executive Committee Meeting Geneva, Switzerland
22-26 July 2019 Species on the Move 2019 Conference Kruger National Park, South Africa
09-18 July 2019 HLPF on sustainable development, under auspices of ECOSOC UNHQ
26 June - 04 July 2019 IOC-30: 30th Session of the IOC Assembly Paris, France
26-29 June 2019 Transforming Production and Consumption: Bridging Sustainability Research with Policy and Practice Hong Kong, China
25 June 2019 EC-52: 52nd Session of the IOC Executive Council Paris, France
17-21 June 2019 Future Oceans 2 Brest, France
17-19 June 2019 Executive Council - Seventy first session (EC-71) Geneva, Switzerland
15-16 June 2019 G20 Minister meeting on environment and energy Nagano, Japan
11-12 June 2019 EurOCEAN 2019 Paris, France
10-19 June 2019 International training course on "Instrumenting our ocean for better observation: a training course on a suite of biogeochemical sensors" Kristineberg, Sweden
08 June 2019 World Ocean Day  
05 June 2019 World Environment Day India
03-14 June 2019 Eighteenth World Meteorological Congress (Cg-18) Geneva, Switzerland
28-31 May 2019 Workshop on Correlated Extremes at Columbia University New York (NY), USA
25-26 May 2019 Meeting of the WMO GAW Urban Research Meteorology and Environment (GURME) Scientific Advisory Group (SAG) Geneva, Switzerland
14-17 May 2019 2019 Conference on Pan-Pacific Anthropocene (ConPPA) Taipei, Taiwan
13-24 May 2019 8th Edition of the "Climatology, Foundation for Climate Services" Training Toulouse, France
13-17 May 2019 Third UN World conference on disasater risk reduction Geneva, Switzerland
13-17 May 2019 Living Planet Symposium Milan, Italy
13-15 May 2019 7th meeting of the Expert Team on Sea Ice (ETSI) Geneva, Switzerland
13-14 May 2019 WMO Second Multi-Hazard Early Warning Conference (MHEWC-II) Geneva, Switzerland
08-12 May 2019 49th Session of the IPCC Kyoto, Japan
06-10 May 2019 40th Session of the WCRP Joint Scientific Committee Geneva, Switzerland
06-10 May 2019 OTGA/DOALOS Training Course: Conduct of Marine Scientific Research (MSR) under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) Oostende, Belgium
06-10 May 2019 40th session of the Joint Scientific Committee (JSC-40) Geneva, Switzerland
06-09 May 2019 EURASLIC-XVIII: 18th Biennial Conference of the European Association of Aquatic Sciences Libraries and Information Centers Zagreb, Croatia
03-05 May 2019 GISTAM 2019 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
May 2019 Stocktaking Meeting 2019 Climate Summit Abu Dhabi, UAE
29 April - 10 May 2019 Impact Based Forecast and Warning Services (IBFWS) Workshop for the Pacific Small Island Developing States (SIDS) of WMO RA V Honiara, Solomon Islands
29 April - 10 May 2019 RA IV Workshop on Hurricane Forecasting and Warning Miami (FL), USA
29 April - 02 May 2019 WGISS-47 Silver Spring (MD), USA
24-26 April 2019 Workshop on physical modeling supporting a “storyline approach” Oslo, Norway
24-26 April 2019 IPHAB-XIV: Fourteenth Session of the IOC Intergovernmental Panel on Harmful Algal Blooms Paris, France
23-25 April 2019 4th GEO Data Providers Workshop Vienna, Austria
14-17 April 2019 4th GOA-ON International Workshop: 4th Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON) International Workshop Hangzhou, China
11-13 April 2019 GLOSS-GE-XVI: Sixteenth session of the Group of Experts for the Global Sea Level Observing System Busan, Republic of Korea
08-11 April 2019 Tenth session of the JCOMM Observations Coordination Group (OCG-10) Jakarta, Indonesia
08-11 April 2019 OCG-10: 10th Session of the JCOMM Observations Coordination Group Jakarta, Indonesia
07-12 Apr 2019 Earth Observations for Sustainable Development (Session ESSI1.16) at EGU General Assembly 2019 Vienna, Austria
02-05 April 2019 MBON/P2P-II: Second Marine Biodiversity Workshop: from the Sea to the Cloud Puerto Morelos, Mexico
02-04 April 2019 Geospatial World Forum Amsterdam, The Netherlands
April 2019 SIT-34 Miami (FL), USA
28 March 2019 High-level meeting on protection of the global climate convened by the PGA UNHQ
27-29 March 2019 Ninth Session of the Executive Council Panel of Experts on Polar and High-mountain Observations, Research and Services (EC-PHORS-9) Jakarta, Indonesia
26-29 March 2019 Workshop of World Meteorological Centres Beijing, China
26-28 March 2019 Informal Planning Meeting on the WMO Voluntary Cooperation Programme (VCP IPM) Hong Kong, China
26-28 March 2019 SDCG-15 Hampton (VA), USA
25-29 March 2019 WGCM22 session, CMIP6 Model Analysis Workshop Barcelona, Spain
25 March - 05 April 2019 BBNJ-IGC-II: Second session of the Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable unational jurisdiction New York (NY), USA
25-28 March 2019 CMIP6 Model Analysis Workshop Barcelona, Spain
20-22 March 2019 First meeting of the Inter-Programme Expert Team on Integrated Marine Meteorological and Oceanographic Services within WMO and IOC Information Systems (IPET-MOIS) Anchorage (AK), USA
20-21 March 2019 WGIII SPM drafting team Meeting on SRCCL Geneva, Switzerland
19-20 March 2019 47th GEO Executive Committee Meeting Geneva, Switzerland
18-22 March 2019 Africa Climate Week 2019 Accra, Ghana
18-22 March 2019 GCOS Joint Panel Meeting WCRP/WDAC and WG Climate Meetings Tokyo, Japan
18-21 March 2019 Geoscience and Society: Bridges to Global Health, Resilience and Sustainability Stockholm, Sweden
18-19 March 2019 56th Session of the IPCC Bureau Geneva, Switzerland
14 March 2019 One Planet Summit Nairobi, Kenya
14 March 2019 CARIBE WAVE 2019: CARIBE WAVE 2019 Exercise in the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions N/A
11-15 March 2019 UNEA-4 Nairobi, Kenya
11-13 March 2019 Forum on Scenarios for Climate and Societal Futures Denver (CO), USA
09-12 March 2019 ICG/IOTWMS-XII: 12th Session of the Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System Kish Island, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
06-09 March 2019 RA II WIGOS Workshop Tokyo, Japan
March 2019 (Dates Tentative) Global Conference on Climate Change and SDGs Copenhagen, Denmark
March 2019 (Dates Tentative) WGDisasters-11 Athens, Greece
March 2019 (Dates Tentative) WGClimate-10 Marrakech, Morocco
26-27 February 2019 Expert Workshop on Measurement Model Fusion for Global Total Atmospheric Deposition Vientiane, Laos
25 February - 01 March 2019 31st Session of the WCRP GEWEX Steering Scientific Group (GEWEX SSG-31) Geneva, Switzerland
25-27 February 2019 High Mountain Summit Geneva, Switzerland
25-27 February 2019 Coordination Meeting of Arctic Regional Climate Centre Network (ArcRCC-Network) Node Leads Saint Petersburg, Russia
21-23 February 2019 The Seventeenth session of the Regional Association I (RAI-17) Cairo, Egypt
21-23 February 2019 Seventeenth session of Regional Association I (Africa) Cairo, Egypt
21-22 February 2019 TOWS-WG-XII: 12th session of Working Group on Tsunamis and Other Hazards Related to Sea-Level Warning and Mitigation Systems (TOWS-WG) Paris, France
21 February 2019 AMCOMET High-Level Session Cairo, Egypt
21 February 2019 The Expansion of Low Oxygen Zones in the Global Ocean and Coastal Waters Stockholm, Sweden
20-22 February 2019 IODE-XXV: 25th Session of the IOC Committee on International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange and Scientific Conference Tokyo, Japan
19 February - 01 March 2019 SWFDP-Southeast Asia - Training Workshop on Severe Weather and Impact Based Forecasting and Warning Services Cairo, Egypt
19-20 February 2019 TOWS WG Inter-ICG Task Team on Disaster Management & Preparedness: TOWS WG Inter-ICG Task Team on Disaster Management & Preparedness Paris, France
18-21 February 2019 Regional Conference of RA I -17 (RECO), 18-19 February 2019,
Fourth Session of the African Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET-4), 20-21 February 2019
Cairo, Egypt
18-20 February 2019 Expert Team on Sector-Specific Climate Indices (ET-SCI) Sydney, Australia
18-19 February 2019 IODE-XXV Scientific Conference of the International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO Tokyo, Japan
18-19 February 2019 Meeting of the WMO Inter-Programme Task Team on Cataloguing Extreme Weather, Water and Climate Events (IPTT-CWWCE) Geneva, Switzerland
16-17 February 2019 Women Leadership in Africa Workshop Cairo, Egypt
16-17 February 2019 Regional Association I (Africa) Women's Leadership Workshop La Réunion, France
14-15 February 2019 LSI-VC-7  
13-14 February 2019 Extraordinary Session of the Commission for Hydrology (CHy-Ext.(2019)) Geneva, Switzerland
11-15 February 2019 Open Data Cube 2019 Conference Canberra, Australia
11-13 February 2019 Technical Conference on Future Hydrological Priorities and Arrangements Geneva, Switzerland
11-13 February 2019 The fifth meeting of the Inter-Programme Expert Team on Satellite Utilization and Products (IPET-SUP-5) Geneva, Switzerland
05-06 February 2019 Technical Workshop on Enhancing ocean observations and research, and the free exchange of data, to foster services for the safety of life and property Geneva, Switzerland
04-05 February 2019 PACC/RRC - Networking Conference Rome, Italy
February 2019 AU Summit Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
31 January - 02 February 2019 8th meeting of the Coastal Inundation Forecasting Demonstration Project Steering Group (CIFDP-PSG-8) Bali, Indonesia
30-31 January 2019 India Distributed Energy Forum & Expo (IDEF) New Delhi, India
29 January - 08 February 2019 Highway Project - Severe Weather Forecasting Demonstration Project (SWFDP), Public Weather Services (PWS) and Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) Training Workshops Helsinki, Finland
29-31 January 2019 Earth Charter Education Conference 2019 San Jose, Costa Rica
28-30 January 2019 Final Meeting of the Coastal Inundation Forecasting Demonstration Project for Indonesia Bali, Indonesia
28 January 2019 WMO Bureau-80 Geneva, Switzerland
24-26 January 2019 Eighth Session of the Inter-Commission Coordination Group on WIGOS (ICG-WIGOS-8) Geneva, Switzerland
22-24 January 2019 HIGHWAY Project Steering Committee Meeting Geneva, Switzerland
21-23 January 2019 CBS Task Team on the IATA-WMO Collaboration on AMDAR (TT-IWCA) Geneva, Switzerland
23 January 2019 Webinar: Guidelines and good practices for achieving gender equality outcomes through climate services Web
14-18 January 2019 YOPP Arctic Science Workshop and 10th Annual Meeting of the Polar Prediction Project (PPP) Steering Group Helsinki, Finland
Events 2018
15-19 January 2018 Geospatial World Forum Hyderabad, India
17-19 January 2018 Implementing and Monitoring the Sustainable Development Goals in the Caribbean: The Role of the Ocean St Vincent and the Grenadines
21-26 January 2018 Arctic Frontiers 2018 - Connecting the Arctic Tromsø, Norway
22-31 January 2018 2nd WCRP Summer School on Climate Model Development Sau Paulo, Brazil
29-31 January 2018 55th Session of the IPCC Bureau Geneva, Switzerland
7-9 February 2018 Second World Symposium on Climate Change Communication Graz, Austria
8-9 February 2018 3rd German Future Earth Summit "From Knowledge to Action" Berlin, Germany
5-7 March 2018 2018 Cities and Climate Change Science Conference co-sponsored by the IPCC Edmonton, Canada
7-9 March 2018 Fifth World Ocean Summit Riviera Maya, Mexico
19-20 March 2018 World conference on ecology Berlin, Germany
20-23 March 2018 3rd GEO Data Providers workshop Frascati, Italy
22 March - 5 April 2018 2nd International Electronic Conference on Remote Sensing online
26-29 March 2018 Sixth International Conference On Remote Sensing and Geo-Information of the Environment, RSCy2018 Pahos, Cyprus
27-28 March 2018 2nd Mapping Water Bodies from Space Conference Frascati, Italy
6-8 April 2018 Climate Show 2018 Geneva. Switzerland
17-19 April 2018 7th Digital Earth Summit (DES-2018) El Jadida, Morocco
17-19 April 2018 DLR (German Aerospace Centre) Conference on Climate Change Cologne, Germany
19-20 April 2018 2nd European Conference of Life Sciences Funders and Foundations Heidelberg, Germany
20-21 April 2018 Tenth International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses University of California at Berkeley, US
29 April - 7 October 2018 International Horticultural Exhibition 2019 (Beijing Expo 2019) Beijing, China
13-16 May 2018 4th World Conference on Marine Biodiversity TBD
22-23 May 2018 Geo Business 2018 London, UK
22-24 May 2018 International Conference on Negative CO2 Emissions 2018 Gothenburg, Sweden
28 May - 1 June 2018 15th International Conference on Space Operations Marseille, France
29-31 May 2018 PROBA-V Symposium 2018 Brussels, Belgium
4-8 June 4th International Symposium: The Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans Washington DC, US
14-15 June 2018 Wind and Renewable Energy 2018 London, UK
18-21 June 2018 Adaptation Futures 2018 Cape Town, South Africa
20-21 June 2018 UNISPACE +50 Vienna, Austria
24-26 June 2018 Arctic Observing Summit Davos, Switzerland
2-7 July 2018 Twenty-Second Meeting of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Montreal, Canada
26-31 August 2018 World Water Week  
12-14 September 2018 Global Climate Action Summit San Francisco, US
25-29 September 2018 International Commission on Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Pollution (iCACGP) Quadrennial Symposium/15th IGAC Science Conference Kagawa, Japan
1-5 October 2018 48th Session of the IPCC Repblic of Korea (TBD)
1-5 October 2018 SPARC (Stratosphere-troposphere Processes And their Role in Climate) 2018 General Assembly Kyoto, Japan
9-11 October 2018 2nd Arctic Biodiversity Conference Rovaniemi, Finland
16-18 October 2018 32nd CEOS Plenary Brussels, Belgium
16-18 October 2018 IV International Conference on El Niño Southern Oscillation: ENSO in a warmer Climate Guayaquil, Ecuador
21-29 October 2018 13th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (COP13) Dubai, United Arab Emirates
5-7 November 2018 International Conference on Marine Data and Information Systems (IMDIS) Barcelona, Spain
28-30 November 2018 Global Science, Technology and Innovation Conference (G-STIC) 2018 Brussels, Belgium


Events 2017

16-25 October 2017

Future Earth: World Design Summit 2017

Montreal, Canada

18-22 September 2017

3rd Symposium of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR): Small Satellites for Space Research "COSPAR 2017"

Jeju Island, South Korea

21-25 August 2017

10th anniversary International Carbon Dioxide Conference (ICDC)

Interlaken, Switzerland

23-27 July 2017

International Conference for Conservation Biology 2017

Cartagena, Colombia

10-14 July 2017

International WCRP/IOC Conference: Regional Sea Level Changes and Coastal Impacts

New York City, USA

28-30 June  2017

The 13th Meeting of the Atmospheric Composition Virtual Constellation

Paris, France

20-22 June 2017

The Earth Observation (EO) Summit 2017

Montreal, Canada

12-16 June 2017

The 45th meeting of the Coordination Group for Meteorlogical Satellites (CGMS-45)

Republic of Korea

7-16 June 2017

Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, 60th session

Vienna, Austria

5-9 June 2017

High-Level UN Conference to Support the Implementation of SDG 14

New York City, USA

31 May - 2 June 2017

3rd Blue Planet Symposium

College Park, Maryland, USA

8-12 May 2017

37th ISRSE Symposium (ISRSE-37)

Tshwane, South Africa

25-27 April 2017

The 32nd Meeting of the CEOS Strategic Implementation Team

Paris, France

24-25 April 2017

International Marine Science Conference - IOCARIBE 35th Anniversary

Cartagena, Colombia

17-20 April 2017

10th WESTPAC International Scientific Conference: Advancing Ocean Knowledge, Fostering Sustainable Development: from the Indo-Pacific to the Globe

Qingdao, China

6-7 April 2017

GCOS-WCRP Terrestrial Observation Panel for Climate (TOPC)

Vienna, Austria

3-6 April 2017

10th International Symposium on Digital Earth

Sydney, Australia

3-6 April 2017

The 43rd Meeting of the Working Group on Information Systems & Services (WGISS-43)

Annapolis, Maryland, USA

27-30 March 2017

GCOS-WCRP Atmospheric Observation Panel for Climate (AOPC)

Exeter, UK

20-21 March 2017

The 3rd Meeting of the CEOS Land Surface Imaging Virtual Constellation (LSI-VC)

Frascati, Italy

14-17 March 2017

GCOS-GOOS-WCRP Ocean Observation Panel for Climate (OOPC)

Cape Cod, USA

14-16 March 2017

WorldCover 2017 Conference

Frascati, Italy

6-12 March 2017

First Lead Author Meeting on Special Report on 1.5°

Sao Jose Dos Campos, Brazil

13-17 February 2017

Scoping of the IPCC Special Report on Climate change, desertification, land degradation, sustainable land management, food security, and greenhouse gas fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems

Dublin, Ireland

13-17 February 2017

International Symposium on the Cryosphere in a Changing Climate

Wellington, New Zealand

6-10 February 2017

Annual meeting of the GEWEX Scientific Steering Group

Sanya, Hainan, China

16-18 January 2017

International co-design workshop on Earth observation in support of the Sustainable Development Goals - The case of urban areas in Asia

Tokyo, Japan

12-14 January 2017

Sixth Session of the Inter-Commission Coordination Group on WIGOS

Geneva, Switzerland

11-13 January 2017

9th GEOSS Asia-Pacific Symposium

Tokyo, Japan

Events 2016

1 December 2016

The 9th Annual Meeting of the Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium (IAMC)

Beijing, China

9-10 November 2016

The 13th Plenary of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO-XIII)

St. Petersburg, Russia

2-3 November 2016

Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring Conference (WWEM 2016)

Telford, United Kingdom

31 October - 4 November 2016

The Ocean Surface Topography Study Team (OSTST) Meeting

La Rochelle, France

31 October - 2 November 2016

30th CEOS Plenary. Hosted by CSIRO

Brisbane, Australia

24-28 October 2016

The 11th International Conference of the African Association of Remote Sensing of the Environment

Kampala, Uganda

16-21 October 2016

The 3rd European Conference on Flood Risk Management

Lyon, France

3-7 October 2016

The 8th meeting of the CGMS International Precipitation Working Group (IPWG-8)

Bologna, Italy

27-29 September 2016

1st SATCOM Forum. Hosted by WMO & IOC

Madrid, Spain

26-30 September 2016

The 2016 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference

Darmstadt, Germany

18-25 September 2016

CLIVAR Open Science Conference on Charting the course for climate and ocean research

Qingdao, China

13-15 September 2016

The 2016 CEOS Strategic Implementation Team (SIT) Technical Workshop

Oxford, United Kingdom

12-16 September 2016

The European Space Agency (ESA) Earth Observation Open Science 2016 Conference

Frascati, Italy

8-14 September 2016

Joint OPAC-6/IROWG-5 International Workshop on Occultations for Probing Atmosphere and Climate

Leibnitz, Graz, Austria

7-9 September 2016

The 6th International Conference on Building Resilience 2016

Auckland, New Zealand

6-9 September 2016

The OceanFlux Greenhouse Gases project

Brest, France

6-9 September 2016

The 6th Meeting of the CEOS/CGMS Working Group on Disasters (WGDisasters-6)

Vancouver, Washington, USA

6-8 September 2016

Colour and Light in the Ocean from Earth Observation (CLEO) Workshop

Frascati, Italy

August - 1 September 2016

The 6th International Disaster and Risk Conference (IDRC

Davos, Switzerland

26-28 August 2016

International Conference on Clean Water, Air & Soil (CleanWAS)

Beijing, China

11-15 July 2016

UN-SPIDER workshop Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction

Budapest, Hungary

4-9 July 2016

UN-SPIDER workshop on Geospatial Technologies and Remote Sensing for Monitoring SDGs

Budapest, Hungary

4-9 July 2016

The GEO BON Open Science Conference on "Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Monitoring for the 2020 Targets and beyond"

Leipzig, Germany

19-24 June 2016

The 36th EARSeL Symposium - Frontiers in Earth Observation

Bonn, Germany

13-17 June 2016

1st Baltic Earth Conference

Nida, Lithuania

10-19 June 2016

UNOOSA 59th Session


7-8 June 2016

The World Conference on Disaster Management

Toronto, Canada

6-10 June 2016

The 49th Session of the IOC Executive Council (EC-49)

Paris, France

6-10 June 2016

The 13th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology

Canmore, Alberta, Canada

6-10 June 2016

Meeting of the CEOS Sea Surface Temperature Virtual Constellation (SST-VC)

College Park, Maryland, USA

5-10 June 2016

The 44th meeting of the Coordination Group for Meteorlogical Satellites (CGMS-44)

Biot, France

1 June 2016

22nd Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE)

Zurich, Switzerland

18-20 May 2016

The 12th International Conference & Exhibition on Emissions Monitoring

Lisbon, Portugal

17-20 May 2016

International Conference on Regional Climate-CORDEX 2016 (ICRC-CORDEX 2016)

Stockholm, Sweden

10-13 May 2016

Adaptation Futures 2016: Practices and Solutions

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

10-13 May 2016

Earth Observation and Cryosphere Science Conference 2016

Prague, Czech Republic

9-13 May 2016

ESA Living Planet Symposium

Prague, Czech Republic

4-6 May 2016

PCPI Polar Prediction Workshop 2016

Lamont in Palisades, New York, USA

3-6 May 2016

The 4th international symposium on the Ocean in a High-CO2 World

Hobart, Australia

2-6 May 2016

Capacity building workshop: Global change impact on diseases and alien species expansion

Cape Town, South Africa

27-29 April 2016

AfriGEOSS Symposium "Earth Observations for the Africa We Want"

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

25-29 April 2016

TFI - Expert meeting for Technical Assessment of IPCC Inventory Guidelines

Sydney, Australia

25-28 April 2016

The 2nd Workshop on Stratospheric Sulfur and its Role in Climate

Potsdam, Germany

25-27 April 2016

The 37th Session of the WCRP Joint Scientific Committee (JSC-37)

Geneva, Switzerland

18-20 April 2016

The 31st Meeting of the CEOS Strategic Implementation Team (SIT-31)

Frascati, Italy

17-22 April 2016

General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union

Vienna, Austria

11-13 April 2016

The 43rd Session of the IPCC

Nairobi, Kenya

6-8 April 2016

The 19th Session of the GCOS-GOOS-WCRP Ocean Observations Panel for Climate (OOPC-19)

Esporles, Spain

5-7 April 2016

DLR Conference on Climate Change

Cologne, Germany

4-8 April 2016

The 4th International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment

Paphos, Cyprus

4-6 April 2016

The 3rd Future Earth workshop on Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Kyoto, Japan

30 March - 1 April 2016

The 5th Meeting of the CEOS/CGMS Working Group on Capacity Building & Data Democracy (WGCapD-5)

Hampton, Virginia, USA

23 March 2016

World Meteorological Day


21-24 March 2016

The 2016 Natural Capital Symposium

Stanford, California, USA

21 March 2016

International Day of Forests


17-18 March 2016

The Future Earth "One Health for the Real World: zoonoses, ecosystems and wellbeing" symposium

London, United Kingdom

14-18 March 2016

The 40th Plenary of the CEOS/CGMS Working Group on Calibration & Validation (WGCV-40

Canberra, Australia

14-16 March 2016

Regional Consultation on Global Framework for Climate Services (GFCS) in the Indian Ocean

Ebene, Mauritius

14-16 March 2016

The 4th Copernicus Climate Change Service Remote Sensing and Modelling of Surface Properties Workshop

Saint Martin d'Hères, France

9 March 2016

World Wildlife Day


8-11 March 2016

United Nations/India Workshop on the Use of Earth Observation Data in Disaster Management and Risk Reduction: Sharing the Asian Experience

Hyderabad, India

8-10 March 2016

The 5th Meeting of the CEOS/CGMS Working Group on Disasters (WGDisasters-5)

Bonn, Germany

8-9 March 2016

36th GEO Executive Committee Meeting

Geneva, Switzerland

7-9 March 2016

The 6th Meeting of the CEOS/CGMS Working Group on Climate (WGClimate-6)

Paris, France

6-10 March 2016

The Future Earth Joint Symposium on Biodiversity Assessment and support for IPBES

Monte Verita, Switzerland

2-4 March 2016

Global Climate Observation. The Road to the Future Shaping the next GCOS Implementation Plan

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

21-26 February 2016

ASLO-AGU-TOS Ocean Sciences 2016 Conference

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

27-29 January 2016

UNISDR Science and Technology Conference on the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030

Geneva, Switzerland

Events 2015

14-16 December 2015

2015 Canberra Conference on Earth System Governance: "Democracy and Resilience in the Anthropocene"

Canberra, Australia

10-12 December 2015

International Conference Climate Services 4

Montevideo, Uruguay 

5-6 December 2015

Global Landscapes Forum 2015

Paris, France

5 December 2015

World Soil Day, 2015


1-4 December 2015 (TBC)

10th WTO Ministerial Conference


2-5 November 2015

2015 PECS conference - Social-ecological dynamics in the Anthropocene

Stellenbosch, South Africa

26-29 October 2015

IEA Bioenergy Conference 2015

Berlin, Germany

20-23 October 2015

International Symposium on Co-design for Urbanization in China and the Asia-Pacific Region

Xiamen, China

19-23 October 2015

GLOSS-GE-14 and Indian Ocean Sea Level Science Workshop

Dona Paula-Goa, India

6-10 October 2015 (TBC)

42nd Session of the IPCC

Dubrovnik, Croatia

6-8 October 2015

Eye on the Earth Summit 2015: Informed Decision-Making for Sustainable Development

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

4-8 October 2015

Perth III: Mountains of Our Future Earth

Perth, Scotland

4-7 October 2015

South Africa International Renewable Energy Conference 2015 (SAIREC)

South Africa

23-26 September 2015

IUSS Conference on Soil Functions and Climate Change

Kiel, Germany

14-18 September 2015

GAIC2015: "Sustained Ocean Observing for the Next Decade", A Combined GO-SHIP/Argo/IOCCP Conference on Physical and Biogeochemical Measurements of the Water Column

Galway, Ireland

7 September 2015

SOLAS Open Science Conference 2015

Kiel, Germany

2-3 September 2015

Working Group Meeting of the Climate and Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC)


24-26 August 2015

Asia Pacific Resilience Innovation Summits and Expo

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

2-6 August 2015

27th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) and the 4th European Congress for Conservation Biology (ECCB)

Montpellier, France

27 July - 2 August 2015

XIX INQUA Congress: Quaternary Perspectives on Climate Change, Natural Hazards and Civilization

Nagoya, Japan

7-10 July 2015

International Scientific Conference: Our common future under climate change

(See also UNFCCC newsroom article)

Paris, France

1-3 July 2015

Regional Forum on Climate Change (RFCC)

Pathumthani, Thailand

30 June - 3 July 2015

European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE) 2015: Transformations

Leeds, United Kingdom

22 June - 2 July 2015

26th International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics General Assembly

Prague, Czech Republic

18-20 June 2015

Vienna Energy Forum 2015

Vienna, Austria

18-19 June 2015

12th Meeting of the Steering Committee for the Global Runoff Data Centre (GRDC)

Koblenz, Germany

17-19 June 2015

Climate Variability and human impacts in Central and Eastern Europe during the last two millennia

Beijing, China

16-25 June 2015

15th International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference & EXPO SGEM2015

Albena, Bulgaria

16-17 June 2015

7th Session of the Global Terrestrial Network for Hydrology (GTN-H)

Koblenz, Germany

15-17 June 2015

67th Session of the WMO Executive Council

Geneva, Switzerland

15-16 June 2015

9th GEO European Projects Workshop - GEPW-9

Copenhagen, Denmark

10-12 June 2015

Workshop on global and regional sea level variability and change

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

9-10 June 2015

International Workshop on Supporting Future Earth with Global Geo-information

Beijing, China

5 June 2015

World Environment Day 2015


3-5 June 2015

34th International Energy Workshop

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

28-29 May 2015

South Takes Action: 2015 Climate South Initiative: Challenges and Solutions

Libreville, Gabon

27-29 May 2015

Blue Planet Symposium

Cairns, Australia

27-28 May 2015

Sixth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM6)

Merida, Mexico

25 May - 12 June 2015

17th Session of the WMO Congress

Geneva, Switzerland

25-29 May 2015

Geospatial World Forum

Lisbon, Portugal

21-23 May 2015

The 2nd 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management

Daejeon, Korea

20-22 May 2015

Fourth International Conference on Disaster Management and Human Health

Istanbul, Turkey

19-22 May 2015

2nd GEO-CIEHLYC Water Cycle Capacity-Building Workshop

Cartagena, Colombia

19-21 May 2015

World Hydropower Congress 2015

Beijing, China

19 May 2015

CCAC High-Level Assembly

Geneva, Switzerland

18-20 May 2015

IPCC Expert Meeting on Scenarios

Laxenburg, Austria

17-22 May 2015

Second UN Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Forum

New York City, New York, USA

12-14 May 2015

Second European Climate Change Adaptation Conference

Copenhagen, Denmark

11-15 May 2015

68th Session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee

London, United Kingdom

11-15 May 2015

36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment

Berlin, Germany

5-7 May 2015

2015 GEO Work Plan Symposium

Geneva, Switzerland

4-8 May 2015

47th International Liege Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics Marine Environmental Monitoring, Modelling and Prediction

Liège, Belgium

23-30 April 2015

Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) 2015

Toyama, Japan

20-25 April 2015

IRDR Advanced Institute on Disaster Risk Reduction and Loss Mitigation

Taipei, Taiwan

20-22 April 2015

GEO Water Quality Summit

Geneva, Switzerland

14-17 April 2015

Eighteenth Session of the Ocean Observations panel for Physics and Climate

Sendai, Japan

14-16 April 2015

18th Session of the GCOS/GOOS/WCRP Ocean Observations Panel for Climate

Sendai, Japan

13-15 April 2015

Seventh Africa Carbon Forum

Marrakesh, Morocco

9-10 April 2015

Second Sino-Africa Forum on Marine Science and Technology

Nairobi, Kenya

8-10 April 2015

WCRP Joint Scientific Committee - 36th Session

Geneva, Switzerland

26-29 March 2015

Coastal Cities at Risk (CCaR) Annual Meeting

Bangkok, Thailand

24-26 March 2015

4th GEOSS Science & Technology Stakeholder Workshop: Concepts, Technologies, Systems and Users of the Next GEOSS

Norfolk, Virginia, USA

23-27 March 2015

WCRP - WGNE30 Session

College Park, Maryland, USA

23-27 March 2015

APN 20th Inter-Governmental Meeting/Scientific Planning Group Meeting

Kathmandu, Nepal

23-25 March 2015

3rd GEOSS Science & Technology Stakeholder Workshop: Navigating Sustainability on a Changing Planet

Norfolk, Virginia, USA

23-25 March 2015

ICAO Environmental Seminars in the Middle East Region

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

23-24 March 2015

Annual Workshop of the German Network of Early Career Scientists within Future Earth - Methods of transdisciplinary science

Tübingen, Germany

23 March 2015

World Meteorological Day 2015: Climate Knowledge for Climate Action


22-28 March 2015

WCRP - Climate Sensitivity Workshop

Kreuth, Germany

19-20 March 2015

33rd GEO Executive Committee Meeting

Geneva, Switzerland

19 March 2015

Closing the gender gap in farming under climate change: New knowledge for renewed action

Paris, France

18-20 March 2015

ICAO Environmental Seminars in the European and North Atlantic Region

Warsaw, Poland

18-20 March 2015

20th Session of the GCOS/WCRP Atmospheric Observation Panel for Climate

Zurich, Switzerland

17-20 March 2015

23rd Session of the IODE Committee

Brugge, Belgium

16-20 March 2015

WCRP Joint AOPC/TOPC Session

Zurich, Switzerland

16-19 March 2015

Third International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment

Paphos, Cyprus

16-18 March 2015

3rd Global Science Conference "Climate Smart Agriculture 2015"

Montpellier, France

16-17 March 2015

17th Session of the GCOS/GTOS/WCRP Terrestrial Observation Panel for Climate

Zurich, Switzerland

16 March 2015

Celebration Session and Scientific Conference on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the opening of the IOC Project Office for IODE

Brugge, Belgium

9-12 March 2015

UNCCD 3rd Scientific Conference

Cancun, Mexico

4-6 March 2015

International Conference on Environmental and Geo-information and Communication

Bogota, Colombia

4-5 March 2015

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe 2015

Den Haag, The Netherlands

24-27 February 2015

Forty-first Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-41)

Nairobi, Kenya

Events 2014

17-21 November 2014

2nd International Ocean Research Conference

Barcelona, Spain

12-14 November 2014

3rd International Conference on ENSO (El Niño-Southern Oscillation)

Guayaquil, Ecuador

27-31 October 2014

40th Session of IPCC

Copenhagen, Denmark

13-17 October 2014

The Climate Symposium 2014

Darmstadt, Germany

22-26 September 2014

5th International Bio-logging Symposium (BLS5)

Strasbourg, France

15-17 September 2014

International workshop on Metrology for Meteorology and Climate

Brdo, Slovenia

9-12 September 2014

13th Science and Review Workshop for the Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN)

Bologna, Italy

9-10 September 2014

5th Annual Pacific Northwest Climate Science Conference

Seattle, Washington, USA

8-12 September 2014

10th EUMETSAT (European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites) User Forum in Africa

Pretoria, South Africa

1-5 September 2014

Fifteenth World Lake Conference (WLC15)

Perugia, Italy

30 August-3 September 2014

31st General Assembly of the International Council for Science (ICSU)

Auckland, New Zealand

27-29 August 2014

Council of Managers of National Antarctic Program (COMNAP) Annual General Meeting

Christchurch, New Zealand

23 August-3 September 2014

XXXIII Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Science Week 2014, including 6th Open Science Conference

Auckland, New Zealand

22 August 2014

Antarctic Near-Shore and Terrestrial Observing System (ANTOS) Workshop

Auckland, New Zealand

16-21 August 2014

World Weather Open Science Conference

Montreal, Canada

11-15 August 2014

22nd International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) International Symposium on Ice


4-9 August 2014

IMBER ClimEco4 Summer School: "Delineating the issues of climate change and impacts to marine ecosystems: Bridging the gap between research, assessment, policy and management"

Shanghai, China

28-30 July 2014

3rd International Conference on Earth Science & Climate Change

San Francisco, California, USA

24-26 July 2014

Third Session of the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) Steering Committee

Barcelona, Spain

21-24 July 2014

17th Meeting of the Ocean Observations Panel for Climate (OOPC-17)

Barcelona, Spain

16-19 July 2014

Global Fair and Workshop on Long-Term Observatories of Mountain Social-Ecological Systems

University of Nevada, Reno, USA

14-17 July 2014

7th International Science Conference on the Global Energy and Water Cycle (GEWEX)

The Hague, The Netherlands

13-18 July 2014

IGARSS 35th Symposium on Remote Sensing

Quebec City, Canada

10-16 July 2014

16th Session of the Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation (CIMO-XVI)

Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

3-8 July 2014

16th Session of the WMO Commission for Climatology (CCl)

Heidelberg, Germany

30 June - 4 July 2014

35th Session of the Joint Scientific Committee for the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP)

Heidelberg, Germany

30 June - 2 July 2014

WMO Technical Conference on Climate Services - Building on CLIPS Legacy

Heidelberg, Germany

27-28 June 2014

Sixth International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses

Reykjavik, Iceland

23-27 June 2014

IMBER Open Science Conference 2014

Bergen, Norway

22-25 June 2014

28th International Forum for Research into Ice Shelf Processes (FRISP)

Cologne, Germany

18-27 June 2014

66th Session of the WMO Executive Council

Geneva, Switzerland

18-21 June 2014

4th European Conference on Permafrost (EUCOP4)

Évora, Portugal

9-13 June 2014

17th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation

Westminster, Colorado, USA

6-9 June 2014

GCOS Cooperation Mechanism (GCM) Donor Board Meeting

Bonn, Germany

27-29 May 2014

20th International Symposium on Polar Sciences

Korea Polar Research Institute, Incheon, Korea

26-30 May 2014

International Symposium on Contribution of Glaciers and Ice Sheets to Sea Level Change

Chamonix, France

26-28 May 2014

Seventh Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) Asia-Pacific Symposium

Tokyo, Japan

22-24 May 2014

Joint model-data workshop for the Late Pleistocene evolution of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets

Grenoble, France

20-22 May 2014

European Space Agency (ESA) Sentinel-2 Science Symposium

Frascati, Italy

19-23 May 2014

42nd Session of the Coordinated Group for Meteorological Satellites (CGMS)

Guangzhou, China

12-16 May 2014

Third International Climate Change Adaptation Conference

Fortaleza Ceará, Brazil

12-14 May 2014

Global Climate Observing System (GCOS)/GOFC-GOLD meeting on Land Cover information in support of climate change mitigation

Geneva, Switzerland

6-8 May 2014

GRUAN/GCICS/GNSSRO Workshop on Upper-Air Observing System Integration and Application

Geneva, Switzerland

6-7 May 2014

World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) Data Advisory Council (WDAC) Meeting

Galway, Ireland

28 April - 21 May 2014

37th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting - 17th Committee on Environmental Protection Meeting (ATCM XXXVII - CEP XVII)

Brasilia, Brazil

27 April-2 May 2014

2014 European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly

Vienna, Austria

23-25 April 2014

NASA Land-Use/ Land-Cover Change Science Team Meeting

Rockville, USA

23-24 April 2014

3rd Meeting of the CEOS Working Group on Capacity Building & Data Democracy (WGCapD-3)

Dehradun, India

15-17 April 2014

10th Annual Polar Technology Conference

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

9-11 April 2014

GCOS/WCRP Atmospheric Observation Panel for Climate (AOPC), XIXth Session

Ispra, Italy

9-10 April 2014

29th Meeting of the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Strategic Implementation Team (SIT-29)

Toulouse, France

7-12 April 2014

12th Session of WG III and 39th Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Berlin, Germany

7-8 April 2014

Joint Atmospheric Observation Panel for Climate (AOPC)/ Advisory Group on GSN and GUAN (AGG) Network Meeting

Ispra, Italy

5-11 April 2014

Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) and Arctic Observing Summit (AOS)

Helsinki, Finland

Events 2013

9-13 September 2013

The 2013 European Space Agency Living Planet Symposium

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

1-6 September 2013

World Water Week 2013

Stockholm, Sweden

25-28 June 2013

2nd International Conference - Energy & Meteorology (ICEM 2013): Weather and Climate for the Energy Industry

Toulouse, France

3-7 June 2013

9th International Carbon Dioxide Conference

Beijing, China

21-24 May 2013

Water in the Anthropocene - Challenges for Science and Governance, Indicators, Thresholds and Uncertainties of the Global Water System

Bonn, Germany

13-16 May 2013

WCRP Seasonal to Decadal Prediction Workshop

Toulouse, France

6-8 May 2013

International Conference on Arctic Ocean Acidification

Bergen, Norway

15-19 April 2013

GODAE OceanView/GSOP/CLIVAR Workshop on Observing System Evaluation and Coupled Data Assimilation

Hobart, Australia

15-19 April 2013

4th WGNE workshop on systematic errors in weather and climate models

Exeter, United Kingdom

13-19 April 2013

The Arctic Science Summit Week 2013

Krakow, Poland

2-5 April 2013

Open Science Conference on Climate Extremes and Biogeochemical Cycles

Obergurgl near Innsbruck, Austria

18-20 March 2013

European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2013

Hamburg, Germany

13-15 March 2013

Asia Water Week 2013

Manila, Philippines

12-13 March 2013

Towards a global Carbon Observing and Analysis System: Specifications, Uncertainties and Tropical Hot Spots

Geneva, Switzerland

25 February -
1 March 2013

Workshop on the Climatic Effects of Ozone Depletion in the Southern Hemisphere: Assessing the Evidences and Identifying the Gaps in Current Knowledge

Buenos Aires, Argentina

18-20 February 2013

WGOMD/SOP Workshop on Sea Level Rise, Ocean/Ice Shelf Interactions and Ice Sheets

Hobart, Australia

13-16 February 2013

PAGES 4th Open Science Meeting. The Past - A Compass for Future Earth

Goa, India

12-14 February 2013

The Second International Conference on Water Resources and Environmental Management: Water, Food, Energy Security and Climate Change

Marrakech, Morocco

28-31 January 2013

Earth System Governance Tokyo Conference

Tokyo, Japan

28-31 January 2013

IMBER IMBIZO III - The Future of Marine Biogeochemistry, Ecosystems and Societies

Goa, India

23-25 January 2013

Knowledge Production about Planet Earth and the Global Environment as Indicators of Social Change

Bern, Switzerland

21-25 January 2013

Pacific Islands Climate Services Forum

Suca, Fiji

20-25 January 2013

Arctic Frontiers - Geopolitics & Marine Production in a Changing Arctic

Tromsoe, Norway

17-20 January 2013

World Snow Forum 2013 & International Congress: Ecology of Northern Territories 2013

Novosibirsk, Russia

15-17 January 2013

1st International Water Summit/6th World Future Energy Summit

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

14-17 January 2013

ISAR-3 Third International Symposium on the Arctic Research

Tokyo, Japan