Association of Polar Early Career Scientists
CEOS/University of Manitoba will be co-hosting the IGS 2019 Sea Ice Symposium with the International Glaciological Society.
IGS hosts a sea ice symposium only once every 5 years, and this event will the the first ever held in Canada.  We invite you all to explore the website and circular to learn more about this event. 
The theme is: Sea Ice at the Interface. The theme focuses on the implications that changes to sea ice and freshwater-marine coupling  particularly involving ice sheets, glaciers, ice shelves, sea ice loss and continental runoff have on climate systems within and beyond polar regions, environmental and ecological integrity, and socioeconomic development at the regional to global scales.
For more details visit our website:
Explore the 28 confirmed session abstracts ( and consider joining us in Winnipeg, August 18-23, 2019!
Unique features of this symposium include mid-week excursions planned for the Wednesday afternoon, a post symposium trip to Churchill Manitoba (20-30 spaces available), and a cap on numbers to (350) to create a more intimate and interactive symposium experience. 
Visit our conference website to learn more:
Call for Abstracts: February 6 - March 20, 2019
We hope you will join us this summer!
For more information contact:
Lucette Barber, Chair Local Organizing Committee
E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
T: 1-204-799-7328

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A45
14473 Potsdam
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our Sponsors

APECS Directorate Sponsor
AWI WortBildmarke Farbe RGB
Further Sponsors and Partners for APECS projects, activities and events