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Upcoming Events

2024 Snow and Ice Research Group New Zealand (SIRG) Workshop

14/02/2024 16/02/2024


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Event location

Lauder, Central Otago

Key Details

Where: Lauder, Central Otago. Workshop sessions will be held in the Becks Hall (7 min drive from NIWA Lauder) with accommodation available at NIWA Lauder and Becks Hall (camping only).

When: 14 – 16 February 2024. Presentation sessions will run over the afternoon of Wednesday 14 February and all day Thursday 15 February. A field trip on Friday 16 February will conclude the workshop.

Who: SIRG 2024 is open to all researchers with an interest in snow and ice. The organisers particularly encourage students to attend and tell them about their work regardless of their research stage.

What: SIRG welcome presentations on all topics related to the cryosphere, including seasonal snow, glaciology, snow and glacier hydrology, glacial geomorphology, and sea ice, in Aotearoa New Zealand, Antarctica, and further afield. The presentation format will be 15-minute talks.


Registration is now open and closes on 14 January 2024. The registration page is accessible here. For 2024, registration fees are: 

  • Student (presenting): $0 
  • Student (non-presenting): $50 
  • Non-student: $250 

Registration fees include accommodation (for the nights of February 14 and 15), meals for the duration of the workshop and the field trip (Wednesday dinner to Friday lunch inclusive).

Abstract Submission

Please prepare your abstract using the template available here. Abstracts must be submitted via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 14 January 2024.

If you have any questions, please get in touch via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

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