External Conferences / Symposia / Workshops / Courses

The Princeton Climate Futures Initiative in Science, Values, and Policy will be holding a Workshop on Climate Policy and Sustainable Growth from May 17-18, 2019 at Princeton, University. The workshop will bring the latest developments on climate impacts, climate policy analysis, while also fostering discussion on the broader context of sustainable growth perspectives.


The XII International Convention on Environment and Development will be held from July 1-5, 2019 in Havana (Cuba). Abstract deadline February 28, 2019.


The 2019 Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit (SWTCCS) will be held from August 13-16, 2019 in Idyllwild, California. The Summit provides an opportunity to come together, focus on climate strategies and solutions, and advance Tribal resilience efforts throughout the Southwest and North America. Pre-application deadline March 31, 2019.


Earth System PhD Conference 2019 will be held from March 13-15, 2019 in Jena, Germany with sessions in natural processes, anthropogenic activities, prediction and vulnerability, and skills and methods. Registration deadline February 15, 2019.


Impacts of Microplastics in the Urban Environment Conference will held from March 28-29, 2019 at Rutgers University. Article abstract deadline March 1, 2019.


The European Meteorological Society Annual Meeting 2019 will be held from September 9-13, 2019 in Copenhagen (Denmark), with a focus on Arctic issues and challenges. Abstract deadline April 12, 2019.


The second international symposium on Marine Socio-Ecological Systems (MSEAS 2020) will take place from May 25-29, 2020, in Yokohama, Japan. The symposium will focus on the integrated assessment of multiple ocean uses across sectors, including: fisheries, renewable energy, coastal development, oil and gas, transport, and the need for conservation. Session proposal deadline February 28, 2019.


 4th International Day of Women and Girls in Science Forum. Includes a special session on Girls in Science for Sustainable Development. February 11 and 12, 2019. More details here.


2019 Conference on Pan-Pacific Anthropocene will take place from May 14-16, 2019 in Taipei, Taiwan. Abstract submission deadline January 31, 2019.


The Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS) will take place from July 28-August 2, 2019 in Singapore with a session on the Role of Urbanization on Weather and Climate of Cities. Abstract submission deadline February 12, 2019.


The 14th International Meeting on Statistical Climatology will take place from June 24-28, 2019 in Toulouse, France. Abstract submission deadline February 20, 2019.


 The Air and Waste Management Association (A&WMA) is holding their annual Student Poster Competition and Career Panel on February 27, 2019 at Rutgers University. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to: Air or Waste Management, Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, Meteorology, and Sustainability. Abstract deadline February 1, 2019.


The Waterfront Alliance Waterfront Conference on the theme of Rising Seas, Rising Risks will take place on May 7, 2019 in Boston.


 The 2019 Hudson River Symposium Ecosystem Response to Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise in the Hudson Estuary will take place on May 8, 2019 at SUNY-New Paltz. 


Science for Decision-Making in a Warmer World: 10 Years of the NPCC. March 15, 2019.


 At What Point Managed Retreat? Resilience Building in the Coastal Zone at Columbia's Earth Institute on June 19-21. More information here.


Meteorology and Climate Modeling for Air Quality Conference (MAC-MAQ) 2019 will be held September 11-13 at the UC Davis Conference Center, in Davis, CA. Abstract submission deadline April 16, 2019. Registration deadline July 1, 2019.


Refinery And Chemical Industry Emissions Symposium will be held November 6-8 at the UC Davis Conference Center, in Davis, CA. Abstract submission deadline June 14, 2019. Registration deadline October 25, 2019.

CLIVAR Workshop on “Sea-Level Hotspots from Florida to Maine - Drivers, Impacts, and Adaptation” in Norfolk, VA, on April 23-25, 2019. Registration deadline April 1, 2019.


Geoscience & Society Summit will take place from March 18-21, 2019 in Stockholm, Sweden.


Workshop on Correlated Extreme Events will take place from May 29-31, 2019 at Columbia University. Abstract deadline February 11, 2019.


The International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics General Assembly: The next century in Earth and Space Science will take place from July 8-18, 2019 in Montreal. Abstract deadline February 18, 2019.


Online Forest Adaptation Planning and Practices Course: New England and New York offered by the Northern Institute of Applied Climate Science and the USDA Northern Forests Climate Hub. The course will be held from January 21-March 11, 2019. Registration deadline December 28, 2018.


National Adaptation Forum will take place from April 23-25, 2019 in Madison, Wisconsin. Registration deadline April 22, 2019.


Registration now open for the New Jersey Future Redevelopment Forum 2019 which will take place on March 8, 2019 in New Brunswick, NJ. The forum will bring together leaders in government and the private sector working to create sustainable redevelopment solutions in New Jersey.


Moving towards Smart Cities: Tackling Urban Challenges Using Technology-Based Solutions will take place on March 6, 2019 in Brussels (Belgium).


At What Point Managed Retreat? Resilience Building in the Coastal Zone will take place from June 19-21, 2019 at Columbia University. The conference will address a range of issues facing coastal communities in the United States and around the world as sea levels rise and coastal flooding becomes more frequent and intense.


Tree Rings in Archaeology, Climatology and Ecology (TRACE) 2019 will be held from May 7-10, 2019 in San Leucio-Caserta (Italy).


The European Geosciences Union 2019 General Assembly will be held from April 7-12, 2019 in Vienna, Austria.


The OceanVisions 2019 Summit on climate will be held from April 1-4, 2019 at Georgia Tech, with a session on Protecting Ocean Health: Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia.


Socio-Environmental Dynamics Over the Last 15,000 Years: The Creation of Landscapes will be held from March 11-16, 2019 at Kiel University, Germany, including a session on social resilience to climate changes. Abstract deadline has passed.


UCP 2019, Understanding Clouds and Precipitation, will be held from February 25- March 1, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. Abstract has passed.


The 20th Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) 2019 will be held from July 25-31, 2019 in Dublin, Ireland. Abstract deadline January 9, 2019.


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.