Form:CSDMS annual meeting

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Welcome to the CSDMS 2013 annual meeting

CSDMS 2.0: Moving Forward

March 23-25th 2013 Boulder Colorado, USA

Registration deadline: February 15th, 2013


The online conference registration is a three step process:

Step 1:
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Step 2:
  • Register
  • Abstract submission
Step 3:
  • Pay registration fee ($200) Third party website
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Note: You only are successfully registered by fulfilling the above steps

Within its budget, CSDMS intends to support the greatest number of its membership to attend this meeting. Registration by 14 February 2013 is required to secure your space as there are only limited rooms available for a discounted price in the Millennium Harvest House Hotel, Boulder. (Note: The discounted rate is only available via this website registration.) CSDMS intends to reimburse the registration fee in addition to the lodging (shared rooms at 100% and single rooms at 50% at Millennium Harvest House Hotel) and some travel expenses.

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Student Scholarships

This year CSDMS offers a limited number of scholarships for graduate students to attend the CSDMS annual meeting. To be eligible, graduate students need to meet the following requirements:

  • Attend the whole meeting (3 days)
  • Submit an abstract
  • Be enrolled as a graduate student at the time of the meeting (bring proof)
  • Submit a letter of motivation that states why you wish to participate in the meeting

The CSDMS scholarships benefits will cover:

  • Registration costs
  • Travel (air fare ONLY within the United States and local transport)
  • Per diem to help reimburse the cost of meals from 23-25 March 2013 not offered in the conference schedule (travel dates will be figured at 75%)

To be considered, scholarship applications must be sent to Marlene Lofton: before January 15th, 2013.

Objectives and general description

The CSDMS Meeting 2013 will bring together the CSDMS Working and Focus Research Group members to be engaged in defining long, medium and short term goals for the new strategic plan, to present new scientific insights in the modeling of surface dynamics, new advances in cyber-infrastructure and development and use of CSDMS models in education. The conference will address state-of-the art hydrological, ice, earth and ocean modeling; advances in the use of the CSDMS Model-coupling Tool (CMT); high performance computing projects; and will offer various hands-on clinics on specific community models as well as on model tools and protocols.

Conference set up

The 3 day conference (March 23-25th) will be held partly over the weekend so as to have a minimal impact on peoples courses and teaching schedules. The program includes keynote speakers, hands-on clinics about models as well as on model protocols and standards, and poster sessions (note: poster boards are sized 6' x 4' / 4' x 6'). There will also be time for each of the Working Groups and Focus Research Groups to meet to determine long-term, medium-term and short-term goals. We ask a registration fee to cover all workshop materials; refreshments, lunches and the dinner banquet; plus local transportation from the hotel to the meeting/dinner venues. A more complete agenda of the conference will be posted later.


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