External Conferences / Symposia / Workshops / Courses

Asia Oceania Geosciences Society 17th Annual Meeting will be held from June 28-July 4, 2020 in Hongcheon, South Korea.


2020 International Environmental Modelling and Software Society Conference on Modelling for Environmental sustainability will be held from July 6-10, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. Abstract deadline February 1, 2020.


Registration is now open for Linux Clusters Institute (LCI) 2020 Intermediate Workshop, held March 23 -27, 2020 at NCAR.


The Spring WRF-Hydro Training workshop provides instruction on the structure and application of the WRF-Hydo system and will offer hands-on experience in setting up and running the system. Application deadline February 28, 2020.


Surface Currents in the Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere System Workshop will be held from February 22-23, 2020 in La Jolla, CA. Registration deadline February 22, 2020 or until capacity is reached.


Workshop on Societally Relevant Multi-Year Climate Predictions will be held from March 31-April 2, 2020 in Boulder, CO. Abstract deadline January 10, 2020.


Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 will be held from February 16–21 in San Diego, CA.


Michael Knoelker Symposium: From Solar Physics to Exoplanets will be held from February 26-28 in Boulder, CO. Early registration ends January 31, 2020.


SEA's Improving Scientific Software Conference 2020 will be held from April 27-May 1 in Boulder, CO. Submission deadline January 27, 2020.


The Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies (COLA) and the College of Science at George Mason University (GMU) are hosting the 2nd annual Earth System Observations & Modeling (ESOM) Graduate Symposium on April 22, 2020. Abstract submission deadline February 7, 2020.


The Air Sensors International Conference will be held from May 12-15, 2020 in Pasadena, California. Early Bird registration has been extended until January 31, 2020. Abstract deadline January 17, 2020.


Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium on Offshore Renewable Energy Interactions with the Environment: Lessons Learned from Europe will be held on April 24, 2020 at the University of Rhode Island.


Air Sensors International Conference will be held from May 12-15, 2020 in Pasadena, California. Abstract deadline December 15, 2019.


Workshop on Societally-Relevant Multi-Year Climate Predictions will be held from March 31-April 2, 2020 in Boulder, Colorado. Abstract deadline January 10, 2020.


The 2020 Annual Global Affairs Conference on Global Politics in the Era of Climate Change, aims to examine various aspects of global climate politics, including the role of international agreements, civil society movements, indigenous communities, will be held on April 3, 2020 in Newark, NJ. Organized by The Student Association of the Division of Global Affairs at Rutgers University. Submit an anonymous abstract of up to 400 words to saga.rutgers(at)gmail.com with name and contact details in email body and “Paper Submission DGA Conference 2020” in subject line. Abstract deadline January 10, 2020. 


2020 Local Solutions: Eastern Climate Preparedness Conference will be held from May 11-12, 2020 in Portland, Maine. Organized by Antioch University New England, in partnership with NOAA and the Island Institute.


General Assembly 2020 of the European Geosciences Union will be held from May 3-8, 2020 in Vienna, Austria. Abstract deadline January 15, 2020. 


Computational Methods in Water Resources on interdisciplinary research on quantitative forecasting of hydrological processes will be held from June 22-25, 2020 at Stanford University. Abstract deadline November 30, 2019.


Delaware Wetland Conference will be held from January 29-30, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Abstract deadline October 30, 2019.


Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020 will be held from February 16-21, 2020 in San Diego, California. 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.


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.


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


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.



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.