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An Update on CMOS’s 2021 Virtual Congress

Update 9 November 2020

1. The 2021 Congress will be entirely on-line, over the 2-week period: 31 May – 12 June. To accommodate different time zones across Canada, the daily conference hours will be shorter: 0800-1300h Pacific Time; 1100h-1600 Eastern Time.

2. We are pleased to announce that the following people have accepted invitations to give Plenary Talks at CMOS 2021:

  • Paul Snelgrove, Memorial University, Science Advisor to DFO
  • Shawn Marshall, U. Calgary, Science Advisor to ECCC
  • Andrew Weaver, U. Victoria, Climate science and politician
  • Lisa Loseto, DFO Winnipeg, Arctic
  • Johanna Wagstaffe, CBC Meteorologist, Vancouver
  • Mark Jaccard, Simon Fraser University, Economics of addressing climate change
  • Erin Bertrand, Dalhousie University, Ocean biogeochemistry

3. The Call for Proposals for Special Sessions has been emailed to all CMOS members, submissions to be guided by the following Themes:

  • Advances in meteorology, weather observation and forecasting
  • Arctic change
  • Biogeochemistry
  • Circulation in large lakes and the oceans
  • Climate change from seasons to centuries
  • Climate change: risks, impacts, resilience, and responses
  • Dynamics of the atmosphere, oceans, and climate
  • Hydrology, the cryosphere, and sea-ice forecasting

Call for proposals, Congress 2021, virtual congress

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