20th Swiss Global Change Day

Venue

Freies Gymnasium
Beaulieustrasse 55
3012 Bern

The Swiss Global Change Day is the once a year event organised by ProClim where well-known experts present challenges and highlights of climate and global change research covering a broad range of topics. It is also an opportunity to show research results by posters and to discuss them with colleagues. The most attractive and comprehensive posters will be honoured with a travel award of CHF 1000.–.

Swiss Global Change Day
Image: NASA

Talks 2019

  • Adam Corner (Climate Outreach and Cardiff University): Beyond polar bears, politicians & protesters – towards a new visual language for climate change
  • Adrienne Grêt-Regamey (ETH Zurich): Negotiating space for climate mitigation and adaptation – spatial planning for climate change
  • Anders Levermann (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany): Do we have to be afraid of sea level rise?
  • Dirk Messner (United Nations University, Bonn, Germany): On the (im)possibility of the transformation to sustainability
  • Peter Schürch (Bern University of Applied Sciences): A wake-up call for sustainability in architecture
  • Margit Schwikowski (Paul Scherrer Institute): Into thin ice: alpine glacier ice cores unlock the secrets of past environmental changes

Poster Session 2019

This event is an opportunity to show research results by posters and to discuss them with colleagues. The most attractive and comprehensive posters will be honoured with a travel award of CHF 1000.– which allows the winners to attend an international conference in the current year. The poster awards are sponsored by ACP, SAGW and ProClim.

Posters can be submitted in the following categories:

  • Geosphere | Biosphere
  • Atmosphere | Hydrosphere
  • Human Dimensions | Sustainability (including: Environmental Consciousness, Communication, Values, Behaviour, Transformation, ‘Turning Knowledge into Action’)

If you would like to enter the contest, you are asked to send a pdf file (max. 10 MB) until
25 January 2019 to webreg@scnat.ch.
You have the possibility to present your poster without entering the contest (no pdf submission required then). Please bring your printed poster with you on 7 February 2019.

Event Website: www.proclim.ch/id/ZSv5r

Categories

  • Biosphere
  • Geosciences
  • Geosphere
  • Global change
  • Hydrospheres

Contact

SCNAT
ProClim − Forum for Climate and Global Change (ProClim)
House of Academies
PO Box
3001 Bern
Switzerland

+41 31 306 93 50
E-mail

Poster submission
25.01.2019

Registration
31.01.2019

CHF 80.– (Standard)
CHF 40.– (Student)
CHF 0.– (Speaker, Jury and ProClim Steering Committee)

Please note: Later registration and payment at the meeting will entail an additional fee of CHF 10.–.
This year's event takes place earlier in the year than usual.
Languages: English