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International Glaciological Society

British Branch Annual Meeting 2017

6 – 7 September
Lancaster University


International Glaciological Society

British Branch Annual Meeting 2017

6 – 7 September
Lancaster University


International Glaciological Society

British Branch Annual Meeting 2017

6 – 7 September
Lancaster University


Lancaster Environment Centre  and Lancaster Data Science Institute are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the 2017 British Branch meeting of the International Glaciological Society on Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th September 2017.

The conference will follow the traditional format of oral and poster presentations, spread over two days, on a wide range of snow and ice research and we have three keynote speakers scheduled to present on topics including ice core science, glacier and ice sheet hydrology and glacio-volcanism. Delegates from overseas are very much welcome to attend.

There will be an ice-breaker barbeque at the Lancaster Environment Centre on Tuesday the 5th September and the conference dinner will take place at Lancaster Brewery on the evening of Wednesday 6th. En-suite accommodation has been reserved on-campus and a number of other accommodation options are available for those who wish to make their own arrangements.

Lancaster is a historic city located in a beautiful part of the country and is famous for its history, thriving arts scene and excellent pubs. The city is well-served by both road (being just off the M6) and rail (on the West Cast Mainline). For more information please browse this site, or drop us an e-mail on igsbb2017@gmail.com.

Local organising committee:
Amber Leeson, Jennie Gilbert, Peter Wynn, Hugh Tuffen, Crispin Halsall, Jacqui Owen, Mounir Takriti