EVENTS 08.07.2019

27th International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) General Assembly

Proposal Submission now open!

2019 marks the 100th anniversary of IUGG; The assembly will allow participants to look back on the accomplishments of the previous century of Earth and space science research, and forward to the next century of scientific advancement. Join the IUGG assembly for a host of scientific activities, including special public lectures, keynote Union lectures and a wide variety of themed sessions.

In conjunction with the IUGG General Assembly, a number of scientific workshops and cultural events are planned. There will also be the chance to explore the geological treasures of our region through a number of field trips ranging from half-day to multi-day excursions.

Members of the scientific community are encouraged to submit their proposal for workshops, short courses and Town Hall meetings.

One workshop which is included in the assembly is a workshop on Next Generation GOES-R Weather Satellites. Experts from the NOAA GOES-R program and ECCC will communicate the new capabilities of the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI), Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) instruments and derived products which are used detect potential threats, and enhance forecasts and warnings to save lives and protect property.


  • The workshop will consist of a balanced mix of presentations and hands on exercises demonstrating the applications and case studies of the new GOES-R and GOES-S products.
  • Many areas will be covered, Severe Weather, Broadcast Meteorology, Aviation, Agro Meteorology, Wildfires, Air pollution, Oceanography, and other topics.
  • Participants are expected to bring their laptops or tablets for the hands-on exercises.
  • Registration fee is $50 per person. You don’t have to be signed up for the Congress to take this workshop, it’s open to all
  • Limited space; first come first serve.

8-18 July 2019


Montréal, Quebec, Canada