Register now for the 20th Swiss Global Change Day

Registration for the 20th Swiss Global Change Day is now open. At this event well-known experts present challenges and highlights of climate and global change research covering a broad range of topics. It is also an opportunity to show research results by posters and to discuss them with colleagues. Please note that this year's event takes place earlier in the year than usual: On 7 February 2019

Swiss Global Change Day
Image: NASA

Students and post-docs can submit posters in the following categories:

  • Geosphere | Biosphere
  • Atmosphere | Hydrosphere
  • Human Dimensions | Sustainability (including: Environmental Consciousness, Communication, Values, Behaviour, Transformation, ‘Turning Knowledge into Action’)

The following experts are going to give a talk:

  • Adam Corner (Climate Outreach and Cardiff University): Beyond polar bears, politicians & protesters – towards a new visual language for climate change
  • Adrienne Grêt-Regamey (ETH Zurich): Negotiating space for climate mitigation and adaptation – spatial planning for climate change
  • Anders Levermann (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Germany): Do we have to be afraid of sea level rise?
  • Dirk Messner (United Nations University, Bonn, Germany): On the (im)possibility of the transformation to sustainability
  • Peter Schürch (Bern University of Applied Sciences): A wake-up call for sustainability in architecture
  • Margit Schwikowski (Paul Scherrer Institute): Into thin ice: alpine glacier ice cores unlock the secrets of past environmental changes


  • Biogeography
  • Biosphere
  • Climatology, Atmospherical Chemistry, Aeronomoy
  • environmentally responsible procedures
  • Geosciences
  • Geosphere
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrology
  • Hydrology, Limnology, Glaciology
  • Hydrospheres
  • Transdisciplinarity