General Assembly, Zurich, Switzerland

1894-2019:125 years of internationally coordinated glacier monitoring

Achievements and future challenges

University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland 14.-17. August 2019
Ice breaker (14.08.2019) @ WGMS-office
Meeting (15./16.08.2019) @ University of Zurich, main building (KOL),
floor E, room KOL-E-13, (on the map between nr. 4 and 5) KOL-E

14.08.2019, 17-20: arrival, registration, ice breaker
15.08.2019, 9-18, dinner: historical background & international monitoring strategy by Director WGMS, status reports on national implementation by NCs
16.08.2019, 9-17, BBQ: GTN-G Mid-term Evaluation with (i) presentation of last evaluation report and (ii) related progress as well as discussion of future developments with respect to (iii) the continuation of in-situ measurements, (iv) opportunities and challenges of regional glacier change assessments from remote sensing, and (v) database management & infrastructure.
17.08.2019, 8-19: excursion & public outreach, departure at Central bus station, Sihlquai

Detailed Programme

Visa requirements
Participants are responsible for their visa applications.

The reservation and payment of the accommodation is in the responsibility of the participants. Zurich has a wide range of hotels and hostels. As such, we can recommend the following:
Guest house Justinus
Hotel Coronado
Hotel Leoneck

Weather & climate conditions
local conditions

Local Organizing Committee (LOC)

last change 8/08/2019