A half-day information and networking event specifically dedicated to ECRs based in Switzerland and whose scientific background, research or expertise relates to climate change will be held on 18 December 2018 in Bern, Switzerland.

This is a chance to join the discussion, network, and learn from prominent climate scientists and experts participating in the IPCC assessment process. This event will provide background information on the assessment process, and perspectives from the scientific communities working on mountains, polar regions, and past climates on the challenges and prospects for research on climate change in these environments.

Speakers will be Valérie Masson-Delmotte, IPCC Working Group I Co-Chair; Gian-Kasper Plattner, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow, and Landscape Research (WSL); Christian Huggel, University of Zurich; Ulrike Lohmann, ETH Zurich; and Darrell Kaufman, Northern Arizona University.