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

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

Please note that you may need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to visit Canada. Most people who are not citizens of the US and Canada have to apply for an eTA, and this cannot be done on the same day of travel. Please check for details and see whether you need it here.

Updated Important Dates

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

Registration and Abstract Submission Fees

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.

The registration fee includes breakfast and lunch from Monday through Thursday of the Conference, 7-10 May 2018.

Refund Policy

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.