IACS Open Plenary Meeting 2021

In the absence of an assembly this year, the IACS Open Plenary meeting will be held twice online, 08:00-09:00 UTC and 16:00-17:00 UTC on 17 November 2021.

To register for this meeting, please send an email to the IACS Secretary General (richard.essery@ed.ac.uk)


  • IACS welcome and intro
  • IACS WG Debris covered glaciers
  • IACS WG Randolph Glacier Inventory (RGI) and its role in future glacier monitoring and GLIMS
  • IACS WG Regional Assessments of Glacier Mass Change (RAGMAC)
  • Global Terrestrial Network for Glaciers (GTN-G)
  • World Glacier Monitoring Service (WGMS)
  • Glacier And Permafrost HAZards in mountains (GAPHAZ)
  • Joint IACS-IAG Commission on Cryospheric Deformation
  • Joint IACS-IAPSO Commission on Ice-Ocean Interactions
  • Joint IACS-IAVCEI Commission on Volcano-Ice Interactions
  • Q & A
  • IACS closure