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

UPDATE TO AGU FALL MEETING: AGU Fall Meeting will be held from December 11-15, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Complete details about AGU's Fall meeting here. The following sessions are calling for abstracts: The Surface Energy Budget: Influences on Spatiotemporal Magnitude and VariabilityHot Droughts and Hotter Extremes: Investigating Changes in Extreme Events in Hydrology, Aquatic Biogeochemistry, and Ecosystems; Recent Advances & Future Directions in Data-Model Integration: Approaches for Improving Predictive Understanding in the Biogeosciences; Stochastic Modeling of the Hydrosphere and Biosphere; Land-Atmosphere Interactions and Biosphere-Boundary Layer Feedbacks; Advances in Understanding Land-Atmosphere Interactions in a Changing Environment; Quantifying and attributing climate change impacts across sectors. Abstract submission deadline July 26, 2017; final deadline August 2, 2017.

 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. Abstract submission deadline July 30, 2017. More information here.


Build4Scale Manufacturing Pilot Training Program for Clean Tech Entrepreneurs. Rutgers EcoIgnite, a Clean Energy Business Incubator and Accelerator Program, is offering free training for Clean Tech Entrepreneurs. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Texas A&M University are collaborating to provide "Clean Tech Entrepreneurs" with the training and tools they need to identify and address manufacturing challenges early in the development process. Training is part of the USDOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Build4Scale Program. Wednesday, August 2, 2017. 8:00AM. Sponsored by Rutgers Energy Institute. Register by July 21st. 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. Submission deadline August 1, 2017. 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. Submission deadline September 1, 2017. Submit intent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by August 1, 2017. 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.

The 7th Symposium on the Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic on Naval and Maritime Operations will be held from July 18-20, 2017 at the Naval Heritage Center, 701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC, USA. 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.


6th International Workshop on Clumped Isotopes will be held in Paris, France from August 10-12, 2017. More information 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. Abstract submission deadline July 30, 2017. 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.

Graduate students (Masters/Msc and Doctoral/PhD) and Early Career Scientist July Course opportunity:  São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Climate Change: Scientific basis, adaptation, vulnerability and mitigation. 3-15, July 2017, São Paulo, Brazil.  Some travel grants available. More information here.

The Conference on Climate Impacts on Glaciers and Biosphere in Fuego-Patagonia will be held from July 14-19, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. 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 summer school on 'Urban Climate Change Challenge: Monitoring, Assessment & Adaptation' aims to provide structured information, skill development and capacity building related to climate change challenges in urban areas, with a primary focus of creating an active pool of young scientists that tackle the major sustainability challenges facing future generations. It will be held from August 21-26, 2017 in Bucharest. Romania. nationalMore information here.

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

2017 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry will be held from Denver Marriot City Center in Denver, Colorado from August 15-18, 2017. More information here.

Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy will be held from August 3-16, 2017. Senior-level undergraduates (as of the fall of 2017), graduate students, and professionals working in the fields of sustainability and energy who are living, working, or studying in the United States are eligible to apply. More information here.

Gordon Research Conference on Radiation Management Climate Engineering: Technology, Modeling, Efficacy, and Risks will be held from July 23- 28, 2017 in Newry, ME. More information here.

21st Conference on Atmospheric and Oceanic Fluid Dynamics 19th Conference on Middle Atmosphere will be held from June 26-30, 2017 in Portland, Oregon. Registration opened on April 10, 2017. More information here.

The Climate System Analysis Group (CSAG) based at the University of Cape Town will be running its annual course: Winter School: Using climate information for adaptation and policy development, from July 24-28, 2017. More information and apply here.

The IAVCEI (International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior) 2017 Scientific Assembly will be held in Portland, Oregon from August 14- 18, 2017. Submit here. More information here.

17th Annual Meeting of the European Meteorological Society for Applied Meteorology and Climatology will be held from September 4-8, 2017 in Dublin, Ireland. 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.

4th International Conference on Earth System Modelling, hosted by the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology will be held from August 28- September 1, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. Submit an abstract here.

2017 Conference on Econometric Models of Climate Change will be held from September 4-5, 2017 at Nuffield College, University of Oxford. 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. Abstract submission deadline July 15, 2017. More information here.

Transportation Research Board co-sponsoring GEoMEast International Conference "Sustainable Civil Infrastructures: Innovative Infrastructure Geotechnology" on July 15-19, 2017 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The conference will showcase innovative technologies on design, construction, and rehabilitation of transportation infrastructures under severe weather and climate change. More information here.

Good Hope for Earth Sciences Conference will be held from August 27- September 1, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. More information here.

The International Congress of Biometeorology will be held from September 3-7, 2017 in Durham, United Kingdom. More information here.

Arctic Terrestrial Modelling Workshop will be held from September 14-15, 2017 at the University of Oxford. More information here.

Climate Risk Analysis is giving a Short Course in Climate Extremes Analysis in Bad Gandersheim, Germany, from September 19- 22, 2017. Registration deadline September 8, 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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