9th Global Energy and Water EXchanges
Open Science Conference

Jul 7 - 12, 2024 | Sapporo, Japan

The 9th Global Energy and Water Exhanges (GEWEX) Open Science Conference, Water Climate, will take place from 7 to 12 July 2024 at the Keio Plaza Hotel in Sapporo, Japan.


  • Water, Climate, Anthropocene
  • Extremes and Risks
  • Water, Energy and Carbon Processes

Join us in beautiful Sapporo, Japan to address challenges facing humanity on freshwater availability and associated disaster risk reduction and the sustainable development under climate change and human activities.

Registration and Abstract Submission

Registration and abstract submission will open at the end of October 2023. We will keep you posted!

Registration and Abstract submission fees

Early Bird Conference Fees
Full weekUSD 525
Full week Early Career Scientists1USD 375
One day attendance

USD 300
Regular Conference Fees
Full weekUSD 600
Full week Early Career Scientists1USD 425
One day attendanceUSD 300
Abstract submission fee (non-refundable)USD 60


The program of the 9th Global Energy and Water Exchanges Opens Science Conference will become available in the second half of April 2024.

Important Dates

Abstract submission and Registration open: 23 October 2023
Abstract submission closed: 1 February 2024
Travel support application closed: 1 February 2024
Abstract acceptance notification: 19–23 February 2024
Travel support notification: 26–29 February 2024
Early Bird registration closed: 4 March 2024 at 24:00 UTC

Venue and Practical information


The 9th Global Energy and Water Exchanges Opens Science Conference will take place at

Keio Plaza Hotel

2-1, North 5 West 7, Chuo-ku
Sapporo, Hokkaido
Tel. +81-11-271-0111
Inquiry Form

Sapporo Station is a 5-minute walk from the meeting venue.


Any foreign visitor entering Japan must have a valid passport for the duration of their stay, and all visitors must comply with the conditions of their visas.

For visa information for a stay of up to 90 days for tourism, business, visiting friends or relatives, etc. that does not include remunerative activities, visit https://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html.
An overview of countries that are visa exempt can be found here.

Accommodation, transportation and things to do

Please visit Practical Information for information about accommodation, transportation and things to do in Sapporo, Japan.

Background Image courtesy of Sapporo Travel “Jozankei Onsen Town