Call for Abstracts Extended to 12 April 2019
Submit your abstract online here
Authors are welcome to submit oral and poster abstracts.

Submission guidelines:
  • The abstract length is limited to 3,000 characters and must be written in English. No other languages are accepted.
    Each participant can submit as first author a maximum of two abstracts. Only one abstract can be submitted for oral presentation, but the two can be submitted for poster presentations.
  • The first author of each accepted abstract must be registered at the Conference. Abstracts of first authors not registered will not be accepted
  • Titles should ideally be <15 words and should reflect the topic area, key finding or implication of the work
  • Abstracts must be submitted using the online abstract portal, if you have any issues please contact [email protected]

The Conference will consist of the following themes and special sessions. Upon submission, please select the theme or session that best suits your presentation:
  • Ground-ice in Antarctica and its role in the environment
  • ANTPAS - Antarctic Permafrost and Soils
  • Advances in soil and permafrost studies in the high Andes
  • Mountain permafrost geomorphology, distribution, and ecohydrology
  • Long-term monitoring of the active layer and permafrost system: results from northern and southern hemispheres
  • GTN-P Global terrestrial network for permafrost: monitoring temperature evolution, active layer dynamics, and thaw subsidence
  • Cryosols – current research findings and future opportunities
  • Engineering properties of permafrost
  • Permafrost and climate change at high latitudes
  • Analogy between terrestrial permafrost landforms and Martian landscapes
  • Sub-Antarctic Islands – sentinels of change
  • Rock Glacier identification, dynamics, and hydrological importance
  • Delivering a permafrost message: education and outreach
  • Glacier and Permafrost Hazards in Mountain Regions (GAPHAZ)
  • Cryogenic soils of Arctic and Antarctica: permafrost-affected genesis, spatial distribution and environmental functions
  • Permafrost Engineering: lessons from past and current projects
  • Methods to measure, monitor, and sample cryosols and permafrost
  • Satellite and remote-sensed data: growing uses in permafrost studies
  • Past environments in permafrost regions
  • Training through research for international educational and scientific programs of permafrost study
  • Interactions between permafrost and terrestrial, freshwater, and coastal environments
  • Living with permafrost: Social and cultural issues
  • Open Session: Permafrost and periglacial environments
  • Training through research for international educational and scientific programs of permafrost study
  • Cryosols and permafrost at high altitudes in Asia - the Himalaya, Tibet and other regions

Submission Terms and Conditions:
Original content: All abstracts must be original work. The author is responsible for the accuracy of the abstract.
English language: All abstracts and presentations must be in English. 

Copyright: Material presented at the conference must not violate any copyright laws. If figures/graphics/images have been taken from sources not copyrighted by the author, it is the author’s sole responsibility to secure the rights from the copyright holder in writing to reproduce those figures/graphics/images for both worldwide print and web publication. All reproduction costs charged by the copyright holder must be borne by the author. The submission of an abstract indicates that the author/s undertake to respect and ensure compliance with any applicable copyright.

Exclusion of commercial products and services: Abstracts promoting commercial products or services will not be accepted. Product vendors and others who wish to promote a product or service are invited to contact the Conference Manager for the Sponsorship information.

Consent to publish: By submitting an abstract you give consent to the publication of the abstract in conference material, including but not limited to, the conference website, conference handbook, email promotions, etc.

Conference registration: All presenting authors whose abstracts are accepted for the Conference, are required to register to attend the conference on a relevant day and pay the relevant fee in order to ensure their abstract is included in the Conference programme. The discounted early-bird registration closes on 20 October 2019. To qualify for this rate you need to have registered and paid by this date. Please note, all presenters must have registered before 20 October 2019 or your abstract will automatically be withdrawn.

Online submission: All abstracts must be submitted electronically via the online submission form. If you are unable to submit in this manner, please contact [email protected] for further information.