The biennal conference of the Swiss Geomorphological Society will be held from 6 to 8 September 2023 in the Val de Bagnes (VS).
The biennial conference of the Swiss Geomorphological Society will be held this year from 6 to 8 September in the Val de Bagnes (VS), a region renowned for glaciology and geomorphology. The theme of the conference is: Moving Mountains: Mountains in Transition
The conference welcomes contributions from research, applied research or practice related to current geomorphological issues. It is open to all oral or poster presentations on geomorphological topics by. researchers from Switzerland or neighbouring countries. Impacts of climate change on slope stability, landscape evolution, and geoheritage management are just a few examples of the topics that can be addressed. Presentations by young researchers (PhD students, Masters students) are particularly encouraged. Presentations can be given in the national languages, but English is preferred.
The symposium on Thursday will be preceded by a conference for the general public on Wednesday evening, followed by an excursion to the Mont Fort region on Friday.
Wednesday 06.09 - Le Châble, Espace Saint-Marc
19h30 Public conference (in French) followed by an aperitif
Le Val de Bagnes face au recul des glaciers : quel avenir? Prof. Stuart Lane (UNIL)
Organised in collaboration with La Murithienne, the Musée de Bagnes and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mountain Research (CIRM) of UNIL
Thursday 07.09 - Le Châble, Espace Saint-Marc
Session 1 – Oral presentations
Coffee – posters
Session 2 – Oral presentations
Lunch on site – posters
Session 3 – Oral presentations
Apéro – posters
SGmS General Assembly
19h00 Dinner in the Raclett’ House in Bruson
Friday 08.09 - La Chaux / Col des Gentianes / Mont Fort
Excursion on glacial and periglacial geomorphology and its mediation to the general public.
Registration and abstract submission: https://geomorphology.ch/
Registration deadline: 1st June 2023