World Climate Research Programme Open Science Conference 2023

World Climate Research Programme Open Science Conference 2023
23 - 27 Oct 2023
Kigali, Rwanda

The World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) Open Science Conference, focusing on “Advancing climate science for a sustainable future”, will be held in Kigali, Rwanda, and online on 23-27 October 2023, with the major goal of bridging science and society.

The World Climate Research Program (WCRP) Open Science Conference 2023 will bring together diverse research communities, programmes and partners to discuss the latest developments in climate science, with an emphasis on science-based information for decision making. Through hybrid workshops, public exhibits, forums, and other associated events, the conference will explore innovative ways to bridge science and society and to foster future climate science leadership.

The Conference will highlight advances and challenges in research on the coupled Earth System. It will feature sessions on modelling, observations, and the development of climate information for society. There will be a strong focus on climate risk, including the consequences, likelihoods and responses to the impacts of climate change, as well as the innovations needed to ensure that climate science information, data, and training are accessible to all those who seek them.

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Important dates

Early 2023: Registration opens
28 February 2023: Abstract submission and financial support application deadline
March-April 2023: Abstract review
May 2023: Abstract and financial support notifications
July 2023: Final Conference program with speakers
22 & 28 October 2023: Early to mid-career researcher (EMCR) Symposium


Event Themes

Advances in Climate Research 
Human Interactions with Climate
Co-produced Climate Services and Solutions

Kigali Convention Centre
KG 2 Roundabout