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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 14th, 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 1: You only are successfully registered by fulfilling the above steps
Note 2: If you are already registered and want to make changes, then Log in, select your registration record in "registered participants" and start making changes by clicking "Edit registration".

Objectives and general description

The CSDMS Meeting 2013 is designed to launch CSDMS 2.0 and shape its direction through engaging on the technical and community challenges over the next five years.

The meeting includes: 1) State-of-the art keynote presentations in earth-surface dynamics and modeling; 2) Hands-on clinics related to community models, tools and approaches; 3) Transformative software products and approaches designed to be accessible, easy to use, and relevant; 4) New community initiatives to advance earth-surface process modeling across many disciplines; 5) Breakout sessions for Working and Focus Research Groups to update their strategic plans and define their long, medium and short term goals; 6) Poster Sessions; and more.

Updated Program Schedule

Key note speakers:

  • Courtney Harris (ROMS & biogeochemistry coupling)
  • Louis Moresi (UNDERWORLD model)
  • Kathy Hibbard (Integrated Assessment Modeling)
  • Michael Eldred (DAKOTA model)
  • Chris Duffy (PIHM model)
  • John Atkinson (ADCIRC model)
  • Mark Schmeeckle (Particle modeling)


  • Peter Burgess & Chris Jenkins (Carbonate clinic)
  • Helena Mitasova (Grass clinic)
  • Gary Clow (WRF clinic)
  • Mary Hill (Model uncertainty)
  • CSDMS staff (BMI clinic)
  • CSDMS staff (CMT clinic)
  • Ad Reniers (XBeach clinic)
  • Thomas Hauser and Monte Lunacek (Python for Matlab users clinic)
  • Eckart Meiburg & students (TURBINS using PETSc)
  • Xiaofeng Liu (OpenFOAM clinic)
  • Hari Rajaram (Numerical Methods clinic)


Interested to see who registered already for the meeting?

Preliminary list of participants as of today:


Within its budget, CSDMS intends to support member applicants to attend the annual meeting. Towards this goal, we encourage members to fully or partially cover their expenses if capable. We additionally thank those in the industry and agency fields for understanding that 1) we cannot compensate federal agency participants since our own funding is from NSF, and 2) we request that our industrial/ corporate participants cover their own costs thereby allowing more academic participants to attend.

To the extent possible, CSDMS intends to reimburse the registration fee, lodging (shared rooms at 100% and single rooms at 50% at Millennium Harvest House Hotel), and a limited amount of travel expenses of qualified registrants - those members who have attended all three days of the meeting and are not industry or federal employees.

Registration by 14 February 2013 is required to secure your space at the meeting and your accommodations at the meeting hotel. There are limited number of rooms at a discounted rate being held by the Millennium Harvest House Hotel, Boulder. (Note: The discounted rate is only available via this website registration.) We ask that you register as soon as possible.

Student Scholarships

The deadline for application has passed. Recipients will be notified soon. This year CSDMS offered a limited (up to 15) number of scholarships for graduate students to attend the CSDMS annual meeting. To be eligible, graduate students needed 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 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

To be considered, scholarship applications were to have been sent to Marlene Lofton: before January 14th, 2013.