8th GEWEX Open Science Conference: Extremes and Water on the Edge

May 6 - 11, 2018 | Canmore, Alberta, Canada


Early bird deadline extended! The early bird deadline has been extended to 11:59 PM PST on Wednesday, 28 February 2018.

Abstract notifications have gone out! If you have not yet received a notification about the acceptance of your abstract and its presentation type, oral or poster, please email Shannon Macken at contact@gewexevents.org.

Travel support and Early Career Researcher notifications will start going out later in the week of February 19th.

We are still accepting new registrations for a limited time, but new registrants will not be able to submit abstracts.

If you have submitted an abstract but not yet paid for your registration, you can still pay for your registration by visiting the link at the bottom of the registration page.


October 15, 2017: Registration and abstract submission opens
January 15, 2018: Final deadline for abstract submission, travel support requests, and applications for the ECR Workshop
*If we reach our maximum number of registrants before January 15th, the deadline will be that day and not the 15th
Abstract submission has closed.
Starting February 5, 2018: Abstract acceptance notification
Starting the week of February 19, 2018: Travel support notification
February 28, 2018: Early bird registration closes
April 3, 2018: Room reservation deadline at Coast Canmore Hotel


Full week registration:                                           500 CAD (~405 USD)
Full week early bird registration:                           450 CAD (~365 USD)
Full week for students:                                          400 CAD (~325 USD)
Abstract submission fee (non-refundable):            80 CAD (~65 USD)
Attendance for guest at banquet & reception:      100 CAD (~80 USD)

Note that one-day registrations are not possible. We also do not accept payment on site at the Conference, without exception.


If you are unable to attend the Conference, and you notify us by the date below, we can refund most of your registration fee. Our refund policy is as follows:

All refund requests must be received in writing (contact@gewexevents.org) by March 5, 2018. No refunds will be issued after this date. A 50 CAD processing fee will be assessed on all general registration refunds due to cancellation. Student refunds will be assessed a 30 CAD fee. Guest registrations are fully refundable.