Alpine Glaciology Meeting 2019 report

Last week we were happy to host the 23rd Alpine Glaciology Meeting: 28 February – 01 March 2019, Universität Innsbruck, Austria. 2 days of glaciological talks and poster presentations, plus a change to meet and network with colleagues.

The program can be accessed here, and Magnus Magnusson posted photos of all the talks on the Friends of the International Glaciology Society facebook page. Here are a couple of impressions from his photos:

The gender report:

  • 6/34 oral presentations submitted were from women (17%)
  • 11/33 poster presentations were from women (33%)
  • 3/7 chairs were women (43%)

All contributions to this meeting are accepted, so the gender breakdown of the contributions reflects what was submitted.

The nationality report:

  • Austria (35)
  • Germany (19)
  • Italy (14)
  • Switzerland (9)
  • United Kingdom (8)
  • France (3)
  • USA (2)
  • China (1)
  • Czech Republic (1)
  • Japan (1)
  • Netherlands (1)
  • Norway (1)
  • Sweden (1)

The 24th Alpine Glaciology Meeting will be held in Milan, Italy in 2020 around the same time of the year i.e. the boundary of February/March.

Thanks for coming to Innsbruck and making it a great meeting and see you in Milano next year!

About lindsey

Environmental scientist. I am glaciologist specialising in glacier-climate interactions to better understand the climate system. The point of this is to understand how glaciated envionments might change in the future - how the glaciers will respond and what the impact on associated water resources and hazard potential will be.
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