ECRA organises events, meetings and other exchange formats. On this site, you find an overview over past and upcoming ECRA events. For more information on ECRA activities, go to Collaborative Programmes.


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  • ECRA General Assembly - 10 year anniversary of ECRA | Brussels, BE, 10-11 March 2021 | Save the date for our 10 year anniversary General Assembly!



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Arctic Frontiers | Tromsø, NO, 26-30 January 2020 |

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COP25, Conference of the Parties | Mardrid, ES, 2-13 December | | representation of ECRA

[ECRA-CP-HIE] European Windstorm Workshop | Birmingham, UK, 09 December 2019 | C3S Operational Windstorm Service. Workshop on Windstorm Products for the Insurance Sector and review of requirements for subsequent activities. Contact us for more information.

Helmholtz Climate Event “Understanding tomorrow’s climate: What science can tell us” | Brussels, BE, 26 November 2019

[ECRA-CP-SLC] Climate change and energy transition in the Mediterranean: cross fertilization | Palaiseau, FR, 21-22 November 2019 | The MISTRALS program together with Ecole polytechnique and Ecole polytechnique Executive Education organize this 2-day conference to create a meeting ground for the interaction of researchers, industrials and public authorities, to exchange mix views on the implementation of a sustainable energy transition compatible with international negotiations in the Mediterranean area. |

Business and research conference: Making Climate Services a Reality in Europe | Brussels, BE, 13-14 November 2019 |

[ECRA-CP-HIE] 8th European Windstorm Workshop | Birmingham, UK, 28-30 October 2019 | Interdisciplinary workshops help bridge state-of-the-art breakthroughs in sciences to the practical implementation in risk modeling | More information: | ECRA participation

Royal Meteorological Society: Atmospheric Science Conference 2019 | Birmingham, UK, 02-03 July 2019 | | ECRA participipation

18th ECRA Executive Committee Meeting | Brussels, BE, 08 October 2019 | Internal event

European Commission: European Research and Innovation Days | Brussels, BE, 24-26 September 2019 | Discussing and framing the upcoming Horizon Europe Framework. More information:

Congress for Climate Change, Communication and Society, organised by Austrian CCCA | Karlsruhe, DE, 24- 25 September 2019 | focus strongly on different kinds of climate communication, participation of ECRA | More information (in German):

REKLIM: International Conference "Our Climate - Our Future: Regional Perspectives on a Global Challenge" | Berlin, DE, 23-25 September 2019 | | ECRA participation

ERA4CS mid-term meeting | Brussels, BE, 17-18 September 2019 | ECRA participation

[ECRA-CP-HIE] EMS Annual Meeting 2019 (European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology) | Copenhagen, DK, 9-13 September 2019 | Martin Drews participated in the event, and convened the session "ES1.4 From hazards to impacts: understanding the mechanisms behind single and compound climate events" with numerous participants. More information: page 109 at the meeting programme available at .

[ECRA-CP-CHC] ECRA Special Issue in the journal “Sustainability” on High Impact Events & Climate Change (guest editing & editorial: Martin Drews & Hilppa Gregow | May 2019

[ECRA-CP-SLC] Knowledge Hub on Sea Level Change | Brussels, BE, March 2019 | Scoping meeting, initiated by JPI Climate and the subgroup ‘Next Generation Climate Science’ and participation of ECRA


7–12 April 2019, Vienna, AT:

Effective research management – What does that mean? (l) // EOS3.1 Convener: Sebastian Hettrich, W. Hoke co-convener. // Poster session

[ECRA-CP-HIE] 14:00–15:45[ECRA-CP-HIE] High Impact Events and Climate Change (co-organized) an ITS session on High Impact Events and Climate Change (l) // Convener: Martin Drews, P. Braesicke, H. Gregow, K. Madsen // Orals: Room L7 (Posters: Wed)

Oral session SMP1: Research Project Management - challenges and solutions. (l) // Selected speakers from abstracts SMPI

WINDSURFER: Wind and Wave for Forestry, Offshore Energy and Reinsurance (l) // Convener: Len Shaffrey

Make sense of the mess: How to keep your research project on track (l) // SC1.38 Project lecture Luisa Cristini (AWI), W. Hoke co-convener

How to apply for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grants: Individual Fellowship and European Training Network (l) // SC3.10 Orals

[ECRA-CP-CHC] Changes in the Hydrological Cycle - a Collaborative Programme of the European Climate Research Alliance (ECRA) (l// Convener: Elisa Palazzi and Ralf Ludwig // on invitation

[ECRA-CP-SLC] Advances in Understanding of the Multi-Disciplinary Dynamics of the Southern European Seas (Mediterranean and Black Sea) (l) // Convener: Gianmaria Sannino, Co-conveners: Arthur Capet, Alexander Mikaelyan, Katrin Schroeder, Emil Stanev. More information // Room 1.85 Orals (Posters Thu)

The role of Atlantic heat transport in future Arctic winter sea ice loss (l) // Marius Årthun, Tor Eldevik, and Lars H. Smedsrud

South-to-North: Variability and connectivity along the oceanic current systems from the South Atlantic to the North Atlantic and into the Arctic Ocean (l) // OS1.4/CL2.05   Convener: Léon Chafik et al. // Orals Room 1.85 // Posters


ECRA GENERAL ASSEMBLY ECRA_GA19 | Brussels, BE, 27-28 February 2019 | see event page for further information | Event publication and newsletter

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17th ECRA Executive Committee Meeting | Brussels, BE, 28 February, 2019


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[ECRA-Secr] Publication of ECRA paper on 'The European Climate Research Alliance (ECRA): Collaboration from bottom-up' EGU Journal ADGEO | published on 17 January 2018: 

[ECRA-CP-CHC] AGU 2018 | Washington, DC, USA, 10-14 December, 2018 | GC039: Large Ensemble Climate Model Simulations: Exploring Natural Variability, Climate Change Signal, Extremes and Compounds at various Spatio-Temporal Scales (Ralf Ludwig)

Nordic Solutions for Robust Societies - Nordic Conference on Climate Change Adaptation | Norrköping, SE, 23-25 October, 2018 |

[ECRA-CP-CHC] GEO-Week 2018 | Kyoto, JPN, 29 Oct - 02 Nov, 2018 | GEO-GNOME (global network on observations and information in the mountain environments) (Elisa Palazzi)

Our Ocean Youth Leadership Summit | Bali, Indonesia, 29-30 October, 2018 | Website / Official Letter (pdf)

[ECRA-CP-ARC] FAMOS Workshop on future coordination of Arctic science across Europe and with the USA | Bergen, NO, 23-26 Oct, 2018 | ( participation by Lars Henrik Smedsrud

[ECRA-CP-CHC]/[ECRA-secr] Norwegian-Bavarian Workshop on Future Opportunities within Energy, Climate and Environment | Munich, DE, 23-24 October, 2019 | Ralf Ludwig and Winfried Hoke,v574 (no longer accessible)

SISC Sixth Annual Conference | Venice Mestre, IT, 17-19 Oct, 2018 | Recent trends in climate sciences, adaptation and mitigation, charing of Session by Elisa Palazzi

[ECRA-Secr] Climateurope Festival 2018 | Belgrade, RS, 17-19 October, 2018 | Winfried Hoke |

[ECRA-CP-HIE] 7th European Windstorm Workshop | KIT, Karlsruhe, DE, 10-12 October, 2018

16th ECRA Executive Committee Meeting | Brussels, BE, 20 September, 2018. (open/internal event)

The 3rd ICOS Science Conference | Prague, CZ, 11–13 Sept, 2018 | Sept (Hosted by CzechGlobe)

[ECRA-CP-HIE] Climate Changes: Regional Modeling, data analysis and uncertainties | L’Aquila, IT, 27–31 August, 2018 | Organsised by ECRA members. See information sheet here.

[ECRA-CP-SLC] 5th Meeting of ECRA CP-SLC | New York, USA, 11 July 2017 | Side Meeting of the International Conference on Regional Sea level change, Columbia University,

[ECRA-CP-SLC] Italian Workshop on Sea Level Rise in the Mediterranean | Rome, IT, 5-6 July, 2018 | Click here for the information sheet. (Gianmaria Sannino)

[ECRA-CP-SLC] Sea level workshop “Sea level futures” to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level (PSMSL) | Liverpool, UK, 2-4 July, 2018 | | Gianmaria Sannino

[ECRA-CP-SLC] 6th ECRA Sea Level Change and Coastal Impacts CP Meeting | Liverpool, UK, 2 July, 2018; 4-6pm | Gianmaria Sannino

JPI Climate: Board Meeting | Ljubljana, SI, 30-31 May 2018 (ECRA participated)

[ECRA-CP-SLC]/[ECRA-CP-CHC] European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2018 | Vienna, AT, 8–13 April, 2018 | ECRA: Poster presentation on 11.April, Session X1.13. See the presented poster here. Meeting of CP-SLC.

JPI Climate Scoping workshop | Paris, FR, 26-27 March, 2018 | ECRA participated

15th ECRA Executive Committee Meeting | Rome, IT, 14 March, 2018. (ECRA internal event)

International Conference Climate Change and WATER 2018 | Tours, FR, 5-7 February, 2018 | (ECRA Side Event)

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EPB Townhall Meeting at EGU 2017 (with ECRA contribution): Polar change and implications for mid-latitude weather – science and policy for society in Europe | Vienna, AT, 07 June 2017 |

ECRA General Assembly 2017. Brussels, BE, 12 April 2017. Conference documentation, speakers' presentations, and photos are available at

Climateurope Climate Festival. Valencia, ES, 5-7 April 2017. More information at

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ICRC-CORDEX | 17-20 May 2016, Stockholm, SE | The International Conference on Regional Climate - CORDEX 2016 (Aula Magna Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden)

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