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Data for Decision Makers: NCAR & UCAR Research and Partnerships Summit
Start Date: April 21, 2014
End Date: April 22, 2014
Organization: NCAR/UCAR
About: This event will feature world-leading researchers describing emerging technologies for renewable energy, highway safety, water management, wildfire prediction, air pollution, regional climate, health impacts, big data management, supercomputing, and more. This is a unique chance to preview emerging scientific and technological developments and to learn about research, licensing, and commercialization opportunities with us and our partners.
Earth League Annual Workshop: The World Under 2 – 4 Degrees Warming
Start Date: April 23, 2014
End Date: April 25, 2014
Organization: Earth League, Climate Service Center, Germany (CSC)
Location: United States
About: Earth League members and international scientists working in research, policy, and in on-theground projects will come together to explore the impacts of and ways to prepare for a 2-4 degree temperature rise.
European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014
Start Date: April 27, 2014
End Date: May 2, 2014
Organization: European Geosciences Union
Location: Austria
About: The EGU General Assembly 2014 will be held in Vienna, Austria and will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geosciences. The Face of the Earth theme intends to celebrate the diversity of geoscience processes and the great variety of associated forms, across all scales and from the core of the Earth to interplanetary space. This diversity is reflected in the five subtopics of the 2014 meeting: Rocks of the Earth, Waters of the Earth, Life of the Earth, Atmosphere of the Earth, and Space and the Earth.
ECSP kick-off meeting + the EUPORIAS user needs survey
Start Date: May 7, 2014
End Date: May 7, 2014
Organization: Climate Service Center (Germany), UK Met Office
Location: Germany
About: The kick-off meeting of the European Climate Services Partnership will take place in Hamburg, Germany on 7 May. To better plan the event, please confirm your participation by 11 April.In addition to the ECSP kickoff, please note that EUROPIAS has launched its survey project, and all are encouraged to participate. The survey aims to identify user needs in Europe with regard to seasonal and decadal climate predictions. Such findings will help advance existing knowledge of users' needs and potentially improve the provision of seasonal to decadal climate predictions in Europe. To complete this survey, please visit http://survey.euporias.eu/.
Adaptation Futures 2014: The Third International Climate Change Adaptation Conference
Start Date: May 12, 2014
End Date: May 16, 2014
Organization: Earth System Science Center of the National Institute for Space Studies (CCST-INPE), Earth System Science Center of the National Institute for Space Studies (CCST-INPE)
Location: Brazil
About: The conference will bring together researchers, policy makers, and practitioners from developed and developing countries to share insights into the challenges and opportunities that adaptation presents, and to share strategies for decision making from the international to the local scale. Abstract deadline: 15 November 2013
31st Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
Start Date: May 12, 2014
End Date: May 15, 2014
Organization: American Meteorological Society
About: The 31th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology is sponsored by the American Meteorological Society and organized by the AMS Committee on Applied Climatology.  It will be jointly held with the Second Conference on Atmospheric Biogeosciences.  The conferences will be held 12-15 May, 2014, at the Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown Convention Center Hotel, Portland, Oregon.
Call for papers - 2nd Italian Society for Climate Sciences Annual Conference
Start Date: May 20, 2014
End Date: May 20, 2014
Organization: Italian Society for Climate Sciences
Location: Italy
About: The Italian Society for Climate Sciences (SISC) is holding its Second Annual Conference on "Climate Change: Scenarios, Impacts and Policy." The Conference will be held on September 29-30, 2014 at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. The Conference aims to involve scientists, researchers and policy makers, whose activities are focused on different aspects of climate change, its impacts and related policies. Main themes include advances in climate science, impacts on ecosystem services and on cultural heritage, strategies and instruments for the management of water resources, mitigation, hydrological risk, food security, human health, and adaptation. IMPORTANT DATES: May 20, 2014: deadline for submission of short papers; June 20, 2014: notification of acceptance; July 15, 2014: deadline for online registration; July 30, 2014: notification of the program.
AMS Summer Policy Colloquium
Start Date: June 1, 2014
End Date: June 10, 2014
Organization: American Meteorological Society
About: The Summer Policy Colloquium, presented by the American Meteorological Society Policy Program, brings a cohort of about 40 earth and atmospheric scientists from academia, government, and the private sector to Washington, D.C. for an intense, ten-day immersion in science policy. The deadline to register is March 31, 2014. A limited amount of financial support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) is available to graduate students and faculty. Questions may be directed to Caitlin Buzzas at cbuzzas@ametsoc.org. 
21st Conference on Applied Climatology
Start Date: June 9, 2014
End Date: June 13, 2014
Organization: American Meteorological Society
About: The 21th Conference on Applied Climatology is sponsored by the American Meteorological Society and organized by the AMS Committee on Applied Climatology.  It will be jointly held with the 17th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation.  The conferences will be held 9-13 June, 2014, at the Denver Marriott Westminster in Westminster, Colorado.
First Session of the Intergovernmental Board on Climate Services (IBCS-1)
Start Date: June 11, 2014
End Date: June 26, 2014
Organization: A partnership between WCRP, the European Commission and IPCC
About: This meeting will bring together the Intergovernmental Board, and open up an operational climate service dialogue, elect a chair and vice chair of the intergovernmental board, review initial priority areas, review pillars of the GFCS, review of the compendium of GFCS, review monitoring and evaluation of the implementation of GFCS Subsidiary of the IBCS, and discuss stakeholder engagement mechanisms.Lead organization: WMODates: July 1-7, 2013More information:  http://ibcs-1.wmo.int/
Society for Risk Analysis Europe Annual Meeting, 2014
Start Date: June 16, 2014
End Date: June 18, 2014
Location: Turkey
About: The special theme of the conference is “Analysis and Governance of Risks beyond Boundaries”. The conference aims to emphasize that risks are able to travel through the virtual boundaries labeled as “regions”, “territories” and “countries”, It also aims to promote recent scientific novelties in risk reduction and enhance inter-disciplinary approaches to develop new strategies in both evaluating and coping with well-known and less-known risks. Abstract deadline: 31 January 2014
Third Lund Regional-Scale Climate Modeling Workshop
Start Date: June 16, 2014
End Date: June 19, 2014
Organization: World Climate Research Program (WCRP)
Location: Sweden
About: The aim of the workshop is to review the overall and specific developments and progress in regional climate modelling over the last five years, to discuss pertinent open issues and challenges, and to provide input for new developments on the field.
World Weather Open Science Conference (WWOSC)
Start Date: August 16, 2014
End Date: August 21, 2014
Organization: World Meteorological Organization, International Council for Science, Enbvironment Canada, National Research Council Canada
About: The conference, which will be held in Montreal, Canada, consists of a Science Program, covering basic and applied weather research, and a User, Application & Social Science (UAS) Program that will consider the challenges and opportunities associated with communicating and utilizing weather information, science, and services for social and economic benefit. The programs are joined through combined plenary and special sessions. Calls for abstract contributions to paper, panel, or poster sessions have been issued (Deadline: February 24th) and the on-line submission site is now active.
3rd GRF One Health Summit 2014
Start Date: October 5, 2014
End Date: October 8, 2014
Organization: Global Risk Forum, Davos
Location: Switzerland
About: Today’s human health management requires to be dealt with from a holistic “One Health” perspective that acknowledges the systemic interconnections of human, animal and environmental health in close relation with food safety and security. Knowledge sharing, education, improved governance, corporate responsibility and dedicated investments will be key. The 3rd GRF One Health Summit will further develop and strengthen the One Health paradigm and its global movement. In particular this 3rd global gathering will focus on the added value of a global One Health approach and a stronger involvement of the private sector and policy. The conference encompasses a number of topics, which can be found at http://onehealth.grforum.org/programme/conference-topics/Authors from research, industry, policy, UN- and international Organizations, civil societies and the public are invited to submit abstracts within the overall framework of the 3rd GRF One Health Summit 2014. Deadline for submissions: 31 March, 2014.
14th European Meteorological Society (EMS) Annual Meeting & 10th European Conference on Applied Climatology (ECAC)
Start Date: October 6, 2014
End Date: October 10, 2014
Location: Czech Republic
About: The theme of this year’s EMS annual meeting is “creating climate services through partnerships.” Several programs will be incorporated into the larger meeting framework, including ECAC – Applied climatology: developing climate services in partnerships, communication and education (CE), numerical weather prediction (NWP), and the atmospheric system and its interactions (ASI).
The Climate Symposium 2014 - Abstract Submission
Start Date: October 13, 2014
End Date: October 17, 2014
Organization: CLIVAR
Location: Germany
About: The symposium will take place in Darmstadt, Germany, and will be an important step towards defining requirements, and further developing an efficient and sustained international space-based Earth observing system. This symposium is intended to bring together the international experts in climate observations, research, analysis and modelling to present and discuss results from their studies, with a particular emphasis on the role of space-based Earth observations in improving our knowledge of the current climate at global and regional scales, and in the assessment of models used for climate projections.IMPORTANT DATES: 31 March 2014 – Deadline to submit applications for travel support; April 2014 – Deadline to submit abstracts (everyone); 15 May 2014 – Early registration deadline