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International Glaciological Society Conference


Northumbria University


The Department of Geography and Environmental Sciences at Northumbria University is delighted to be hosting the British Branch meeting of the International Glaciological Society on Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th September 2019. The conference will follow the well-established format of oral and poster presentations, spread over two days, on a wide range of snow and ice research. Continuing the ethos of previous meetings, registration and accommodation costs has been kept to a minimum, particularly for postgraduate students. Delegates from overseas are very much welcome to attend.

The poster session and conference dinner will take place in the Wylam Brewery Palace of Arts in the afternoon and evening of Wednesday 4th September. This is just a short 15 minute walk from Northumbria University. 

Abstract submission is now closed, but you may still register for the conference HERE. Please note that the conference dinner is now full.

The event schedule and information are available HERE. A detailed book of abstract submissions can be viewed HERE.


A selection of student accommodation and local hotels are available at the link below.

Northumbria University is located at the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne and is very accessible by motorway access, Newcastle Central railway station, and Newcastle International Airport.

Should you have any questions please e-mail


  • Waged Staff: £60
  • Waged Students: £40
  • Unwaged Students: £20
  • Conference Dinner at Wylam Brewery, Wednesday 4th September 2019: £25 (includes 1/2 bottle of wine per person) - Now sold out

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Northumbria University
Ellison Building
Newcastle upon Tyne


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