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Swiss Polar Day 2022
2nd September 2022 @ 10:30 am - 4:45 pm
- Hugh Broughton
- Francesca Pellicciotti (PAMIR)
- Lisa Bröder (GreenFjord)
- APECS Switzerland
- Horst Machguth
- Josephine Nymand
- Jürg Schweizer
- Martin Hood
- Presentations of the open forum
The Swiss Polar Day 2022 will take place on 2 September in the Exakte Wissenschaften Building at the University of Bern. Get ready for a full day of presentations, open forum and networking.
10:00 – 10:30 Registration and welcome coffee
10:30 – 10:50 Opening and welcome by Hugues Abriel, University of Bern and Gabriela Schaepman-Strub, SPI
10:50 – 11:25 “Challenges of building in Antarctica – experiences from a Swiss architect” by Gianluca Rendina, Hugh Broughton Architects, London
11:25 – 12:10 Swiss polar science – Presentation of the PAMIR and GreenFjord SPI Flagship Initiatives by Francesca Pellicciotti, WSL and Lisa Bröder, ETHZ
12:10 – 12:30 “Steps to encourage collaboration and interdisciplinary research between early career researchers across Switzerland” by Amy Macfarlane and Adrien Wehrlé, APECS Switzerland
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:35 “Accelerating mass loss of Greenland: firn and the shifting runoff limit” by Horst Machguth, University of Fribourg
14:35 – 14:45 SPI international activities
14:45 – 15:10 “Scientific collaboration with Greenland – opportunities and best practices” by Josephine Nymand, Greenland Institute of Natural Resources
15:10 – 15:20 Collaboration with Greenland: Koni Steffen Grant by Jürg Schweizer, SLF/WSL
15:20 – 15:30 Presentation of the English edition of Alfred de Quervain’s memoirs by Martin Hood
15:30 – 16:40 Open Forum – News from the field and updates by research groups
16:40 – 16:45 Closing by SPI
16:45 – 18:45 Networking drink
Have a look at the poster!
Please note that the open forum is fully booked. Thank you for your interest!
We look forward to seeing you on 2 September!