International Symposium on Ice in a Sustainable Society

Bilbao, Spain
From: 06.06.2022 to: 10.06.2022

The Basque Centre for Climate Change and the International Glaciological Society (IGS) announce the International Symposium on Ice in a Sustainable Society (ISS), which will take place in the Basque Country, Spain in June 2022.

The ISS Symposium will be held at Bizkaia Aretoa, Conference Auditorium, Bilbao. Sessions will include keynote lectures by world-renowned experts from different disciplines in line with the topics of the symposium.

The goals of this Symposium are:

  • to assess the relevance of glaciology to a sustainable society, including the scientific, technological, social, economic and cultural dimensions;
  • to serve as a transdisciplinary line of action and instrument to engage citizens, stakeholders and policymakers, promoting critical thinking about the climate crisis and providing them with the necessary tools to make better decisions, both personally and collectively; and
  • to encourage transdisciplinary ice research and activate participatory processes to solve complex problems.

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