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Conferences, Symposia, Calls for Papers, Online Courses, Short Courses and Seminars


POLAR 2018 meeting (A SCAR & IASC Conference) will be held in Davos, Switzerland from June 15-26, 2018. Abstract submission deadline November 1, 2017. Submit and more information here.

The Mid-Atlantic States Section (MASS) of the Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is holding a workshop "Ozone: Challenges, Trends, Strategies, and New Developments" on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM at Rutgers. Register here. More information here.


“Exploring New Jersey’s Approach to a Modern Grid: Opportunities and Pathways to a Clean Energy Future,” a forum addressing the current state of New Jersey’s electric grid, technologies being adopted in New Jersey and across the country, and customer engagement and views will be held on October 25, 2017 at the EcoComplex in Bordentown, NJ. More information here.

New Jersey Future’s half-day symposium Shore of the Future, TuesdayOctober 17th at the War Memorial in Trenton will focus on what a regional response to risks associated with climate change and sea level rise along the Jersey Shore should look like. Keynote speaker is Hon. Joseph Riley, Distinguished Fellow at Pew Charitable Trusts and former mayor, Charleston, S.C. No cost for this event; seating is limited and advanced registration is required. Click this link symposium web page to find out more and to register.

Navigating the Waters of Change Conference hosted by the New Jersey Association of Floodplain Management will be held from October 24-26, 2017 at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. More information and registration here.


6th International OXFORD SYMPOSIUM ON POPULATION, MIGRATION, AND CLIMATE CHANGE to be held on the 7th and 8th of December 2017 at St Hugh’s College, Oxford, UK. Attendees are welcome to either present a paper or participate as a panel member/observer. Abstract submission deadline is November 15, 2017. Abstracts are reviewed on a rolling basis and notifications are sent within ten days of submission. The early registration deadline is 16 October, and the regular registration deadline is 17 November.

Call for articles for a special issue on Climate Change Impacts on Human Health and the Environment in the Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association. Those with relevant research are encouraged to consider submitting an article on a topic of interest. Submission deadline is February 15, 2018. Manuscripts must be submitted to ScholarOne using manuscript type “2018 CCSI,” which can be accessed with more information here. For questions, contact Jay Lawrimore at jay.lawrimore(at)noaa.gov.

Rutgers Center for Resilient Landscapes is hosting their second annual Fall Symposium on September 12th from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM on the Rutgers - New Brunswick campus. The Rutgers CRL is a partnership between Rutgers University and the USDA Forest Service, focused on understanding social-ecological resilience in New Jersey towns and forests under conditions of global change, periodic disturbance, and urbanization. Center Fellows will give presentations in the morning, with a poster session from 12 to 1 to follow.

 SISC Fifth Annual Conference, Climate action in support of the Paris Agreement will be held from October 26-27, 2017 at the Conference Center of CNR Bologna Research Area, Italy. More information here.


UNESCO - Caribbean Climate Conference will be held from September 27-29, 2017 in Georgetown, Guyana. More information here.

AGU Fall Meeting will be held from December 11-15, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Submit to The Surface Energy Budget: Influences on Spatiotemporal Magnitude and Variability session  here. Complete details about AGU's Fall meeting here.

A joint session of the 10th Symposium on Aerosol Cloud Climate Interactions and the 20th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry will be held from January 7-11, 2017 in Austin, Texas. More information here


The Editors of the peerreviewed journal, Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management (IEAM), invite experts engaged in the fields of climate change research, planning and adaptation to submit a short commentary. More information here.

The 6th International Conference on Drylands, Deserts and Desertification (DDD6) will take place at the Sde Boqer campus of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, on from November 6-9, 2017. More information here.

International workshop: The Rise and Fall: Environmental Factors in the Socio-Cultural Changes of the Ancient Silk Road Area will be held from September 28-29, 2017 at Kiel University, Germany. The workshop especially encourages junior researchers (PhD students and postdocs) to participate. More information here.

Apply for the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists. Applicants must have been awarded their doctoral degree in 2015 or 2016.  The topic of an entrant's thesis must be in one of 4 categories:  Cell and Molecular BiologyGenomics and ProteomicsEcology and EnvironmentTranslational Medicine.  Grand prize winner will receive a prize of US$30,000; each of the three category winners will receive US$10,000. The grand prize winning essay will be published in Science and essays from the three category winners will be published online. More information and apply here

The Second World Symposium on Climate Change Communication on “Addressing the Challenges in Communicating Climate Change Across various Audiences", to be held in Graz, Austria, from February 7-9, 2018. Apply and more information here.

The website, MOOC-List provides a list of free online courses on climate change here.

Introduction to Sustainable Development course through Coursera and Columbia University. Course is ongoing and is free and open to all. Click here to take the course.

Introductory e-Course on Climate Change and REDD+ Academy e-Course available through the United Nations New Climate Change E-Learn Platform. More information here.

Northeast Regional Climate Hub Pilots Discussion Groups for Climate Adaptation hosted by the USDA Northeast Climate Hub and the Climate Learning Network. Sign up here.

30th Conference on Climate Variability and Change, 24th Conference on Probability and Statistics, and 16th Conference on Artificial Intelligence will be held from July 28-29, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. More information here.

Past Antarctic Ice Sheet Dynamics (PAIS) Conference 2017 will be held from September 10-15, 2017 in Trieste, Italy. More information and register here.

The Cities and Climate Conference 2017 will be held from September 19-21, 2017 in Potsdam, Germany. More information here.

Fifth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) will be held from September 18-19, 2017 at Columbia University in New York City. More information here.

Meadowlands Conference, Superstorm Sandy: Five Years Later, will be held from October 26- 17, 2017 in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. More information here.

Numerical Modeling, Predictability and Data Assimilation in Weather, Ocean and Climate A Symposium Honoring the Legacy of Anna Trevisan will be held from October 17-20, 2017 at the Institute of Atmospheric and Climate Science of the Italian Research Council in Bologna Italy. More information here.

Climate Risk Analysis is giving a Short Course in Climate Extremes Analysis in Bad Gandersheim, Germany, from September 19- 22, 2017. More information here.

Navigating the Waters of Change Conference hosted by the New Jersey Association of Floodplain Management will be held from October 24-26, 2017 at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Watch for information here.

Keeping History Above Water, 2017 Conference will be held from October 29 - November 1, 2017 in Annapolis, MD. More information here.

Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health annual meeting and expo hosted by the American Public Health Association will be held from November 4-8, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. More information here.

11th Graduate Climate Conference, hosted by MIT's Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution will be held from November 10-12, 2017 in Cape Cod, MA. Application will open at the end of April and abstract deadline will be in June. More information here.

Six federal agencies have announced a Wildland Fire Sensors Challenge seeking an accurate, lower-cost, and low-maintenance air quality monitoring system that can be used during a wildfire or controlled fire. The data provided by the sensor system will help federal, state, local and tribal agencies protect the health of first responders and communities affected by the smoke. The Challenge total award pool is $60,000, which may be awarded in total to one winner if all the requirements are met, or divided into several partial awards. Written submissions are due by November 22, 2017 and prototypes must be submitted by January 5, 2018. More information here.

Polar 2018 will take place in Davos, Switzerland from June 15-27, 2018. More information here.

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