External Conferences / Symposia / Workshops / Courses

Princeton Environmental Forum will be held from October 24-25, 2019 at Princeton University, featuring Princeton faculty and alumni environmental leaders from across the disciplines discussing the most urgent environmental issues of the 21st century. 

2019 Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium will be held on November 2, 2019 at Rice University (Texas). Application deadline October 7, 2019.

The Institute for Policy Integrity conference “Paying for It: Estimating and Responding to the Costs of Climate Inactionwill be held on September 24, 2019 at New York University School of Law. 


Water Isotopes and Climate Workshop will be held from October 1-3, 2019 in Boulder, Colorado. Registration deadline September 27, 2019. 

MaGrann Conference on Small Scale Agriculture in an Era of Global Change: Landscapes & Livelihoods will be held from October 2-4, 2019 at Rutgers University. 

Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 will be held from February 16-21, 2020 in San Diego, Florida. Abstract deadline September 11, 2019.

2020 Symposium on Hurricane Risk in a Changing Climate will be held from June 7-11, 2020 in Key Largo, Florida. Abstract deadline December 15, 2019.

Flat Rock Fire Workshop consisting of a science symposium, panel discussion, and field trip will be held from September 13-14, 2019 in Altona, NY. 

Considering the Counterculture: A History in Ideas conference will be held September 27-28, 2019 at Princeton University. Sponsored by Princeton’s Program in American Studies and Princeton Environmental Institute.  

Princeton Environmental Forum will be held from October 24-25, 2019 at Princeton University, featuring  Princeton faculty and alumni environmental leaders addressing urgent environmental issues for the 21st century. Registration opens September 3, 2019.

New Jersey Association for Floodplain Management 15th Annual Conference on “Connecting the Dots of Floodplain Management” will be held from October 15-17, 2019 in Atlantic City. Registration deadline October 1, 2019.

C2ES Climate Leadership Conference will be held from March 4-6, 2020 in Detroit.  

Behavior, Energy and Climate Change conference on Scaling Up will be held from November 17-20, 2019 in Sacramento.

The American Meteorological Society Meeting will be held from January 12-16, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts, including a session on “Towards Infrastructure Standards for a Changing Climate”. Abstract deadline August 1, 2019. 

The Northeast Specialty Crop Water Symposium will be held from December 18-19, 2019 in Burlington, Vermont.  Session and Presentation and Graduate Student Poster Session submissions open.  

AGU Fall Meeting 2019 will be held from December 9-13, 2019 in San Francisco. Abstract deadline July 31, 2019.

CLIMATE2020 Online Conference on mitigation and adaptation will be held from April 23-30, 2020, exclusively online. The conference is organized by the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. Abstract deadline August 31, 2019.

Impact of Social Sciences and Humanities on Society conference will be held from October 17-18, 2019 in Washington, DC.

Sustainability: Transdisciplinary Theory, Practice, and Action will be held from October 16-18, 2019 at the University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus, Ontario. Abstract deadline May 25, 2019.  

Climate Chance Summit Africa 2019 will be held from October 16-18, 2019 in Accra, Ghana. Abstract deadline May 31, 2019.

Our Climate-Our Future: Regional Perspectives on a Global Challenge will be held from September 23-25, 2019 in Berlin (Germany). Abstract deadline May 31, 2019. 

International Conference on Regional Climate (ICRC-CORDEX) will be held from October 14-18, 2019 in Beijing (China).

Gulf of Maine 2050 International Symposium on Challenges and Opportunities for Regional Resilience will be held from November 4-8, 2019 in Portland, Maine. Abstract deadline August 5, 2019.

National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy Workshop on the theme Defining Our Future with Wildland Fire – A New Paradigm will take place from October 21-24, 2019 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Presentation proposal deadline July 1, 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.