IAG Events

Upcoming IAG Events

10th International Conference on Geomorphology – Coimbra 2021

The 10th International Conference on Geomorphology (10th ICG) will be held in Portugal. Prof. Lucio CUNHA is leading the organisation of the event and has been included on the Executive Commitee of the IAG as “a Special Portfolio” member. Please contact him for further information.

IAG Regional Conference on Geomorphology – Iran 2020

An IAG Regional Conference will be held in Iran in 2020. Dr. Adel SEPEHR is leading the organisation of the event and has been included on the Executive Commitee of the IAG as “a Special Portfolio” member. Please contact him for further information.

IAG Regional Conference on Geomorphology – Greece 2019

An IAG Regional Conference will be held in Greece in 2019. Prof. Konstantinos VOUVALIDIS is leading the organisation of the event and has been included on the Executive Commitee of the IAG as “a Special Portfolio” member. Please contact him for further information.

Past International IAG Events

9th International Conference on Geomorphology – New Delhi 2017

The 9th International Conference on Geomorphology (9th ICG) was held from 6th to 11th November 2017 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The conference website is here. A report on the overall conference is available here.

A report on the post-conference IAG-EGU Intensive Course for Young Geomorphologists
‘Geomorphology Field Training in tectonically active mountain regions’ held 12-16 November 2017 can be found here.

A report on the post conference fieldtrip to Nepal run by Prof. Monique Fort (Paris Diderot University), with the support of Dr. Basanta Raj Adhikari (Tribhuvan University, Nepal) and Prof. Narendra Raj Khanal (Tribhuvan University, Nepal) can be found here.

8th International Conference on Geomorphology – Paris 2013

The 8th International Conference on Geomorphology of the International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG/AIG) took place in Paris at the Cité des Sciences de La Villettefrom August 27 to 31, 2013. The main topic of this 8th Conference was “Geomorphology and Sustainability”. Organized by the Groupe Français de Géomorphologie (GFG) and this Conference included 26 scientific sessions, 5 key-note lectures and one Workshop devoted to Young Geomorphologists. Fourteen field trips in various parts of France and neighbouring countries were attended by the participants. 20 Young Geomorphologists were supported with grants offered by IAG. 1st Circular

7th International Conference on Geomorphology – Melbourne 2009

The 7th International Conference on Geomorphology was held in Melbourne Australia on July 7-12, 2009.Website…

6th International Conference on Geomorphology – Zaragoza 2005

The 6th International Conference on Geomorphology was held at Zaragoza University, Zaragoza, Spain, September 7-11, 2005. Organised by Sociedad Española de Geomorfologia.

5th International Conference on Geomorphology – Tokyo 2001

The 5th International Conference on Geomorphology was held at Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan, August 23-28, 2001. Organised by Japanese Geomorphological Union.

Field-trip B3 | Field-trip B7 | Summary of Proceedings

4th International Conference on Geomorphology – Bologna 1997

The 4th International Conference on Geomorphology was held at Università di Bologna in Bologna, Italy, from August 28 to September 3, 1997. It was rganised by the Gruppo Nazionale di Geografia Fisica e Geomorfologia, Italia. more…

3rd International Conference on Geomorphology – Hamilton 1993

The 3rd International Conference on Geomorphology was held at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, August 23-28, 1993. more…

2nd International Conference on Geomorphology – Frankfurt 1989

The 2nd International Conference on Geomorphology was held in Frankfurt a.M., Germany, September, 1989.

1st International Conference on Geomorphology – Manchester 1985.

The 1st International Conference on Geomorphology was held in Manchester, United Kingdom, 1985.

Past Regional IAG Events

Barnaul 2015

The IAG Regional Conference 2015 on “Gradualism vs catastrophism in landscape evolution” was held in Barnaul, Russia, July 2-4, 2015. The Conference is organized by IAG jointly with the Russian Association of Geomorphologists (RuAG) and was hosted by Altai State University. An intensive course for young geomorphologists (ICYD) was integrated into the post-conference fieldtrip in the form of discussions and seminars on the issues presented during the fieldtrip.
1st Circular | 2nd Circular

Extended Abstracts:https://yadi.sk/i/Uj246vwoi7kZ6

Field-trip Guide:https://yadi.sk/d/LlFP-39Ai7kAq

Russian Altai Selected Papers:https://yadi.sk/i/fcFfc9i_i7kZn

Conference and Field-trip photos (courtesy of Katya Matlakhova): https://yadi.sk/d/V5iE_TYemLzmo

Addis Ababa 2011

The IAG Regional Conference on “Geomorphology for Human Adaptation to Changing Tropical Environments” held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 18-22 February 2011. The Conference promoted exchange of studies and methods for the investigation of tropical geomorphology in connection with different effects of global environmental changes.
International Cooperation – Talk 1 | International Cooperation – Talk 2 | Field Guide for MER | Field Guide for NEH | Field Guide for AFAR | Final Report on the IAG RCG-2011 | Conference program | Abstract Volume of the IAG RCG-2011 | Report on the IAG Intensive Course

Brasov 2008

IAG Regional Conference on “Geomorphology Landslides, Floods and Global Environmental Change in Mountain Regions” was held in Brasov, Romania, 15-25 September 2008 . The Conference promoted exchange of studies and methods for the investigation of landslides, floods and associated geomorphic processes in connection with different effects of global environmental changes. Over 150 people from 30 countries attended. The IAG offered 3 grants for YOUNG GEOMORPHOLOGISTS world-wide (except Romania).

Longyearbyen 2007

IAG Regional Conference on “Geodiversity of polar landforms” was held in Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen, Norway, August 1-5, 2007. Coinciding with the International Polar Year 2007/08 the focus was on the polar regions of the Earth, research in glacial, periglacial and paraglacial areas important from a scientific, a methodological and a utilitarian point of view.The IAG offered 2 grants for YOUNG GEOMORPHOLOGISTS for non-EU East European countries. Conference Publication – Landform Analysis

Kota Kinabalu 2007

IAG Regional Conference on “Environmental Change in the Tropics” was held in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, June 25-29, 2007. Tropical Asia Pacific is of critical importance to global environmental change. The region is undergoing rapid development, land cover transformation and urbanisation. Against this backdrop of rapid transformation, geomorphology can make contributions in many different ways.

Gioiania 2006

IAG Regional Conference on “Tropical and Subtropical Geomorphology: processes, methods and techniques” was held in Goiania, Brazil, September 6-10, 2006. Main objective of the conference is the discussion on geomorphological studies and techniques related to humid and wet-dry tropical and subtropical environments.

Mexico City 2003

The IAG Regional Conference on “Geomorphic hazards: towards the prevention of disasters” was held in Mexico City from October 27th to November 2nd, 2003. The Conference was aimed to geomorphologists and professionals in related disciplines interested in geomorphic hazards, and environmental topics related to disasters, to exchange techniques, experience, knowledge, and ideas in geomorphic hazards and related issues in an effective and friendly atmosphere.

Paricutin Field Trip report | Sierra Norte de Puebla Field Trip report

Rio de Janeiro 1999

The IAG  Regional Conference on Geomorphology was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, on July 17-22, 1999.
Bananal field trip report | Abstracts

Budapest 1996

The IAG Regional Conference on “Geomorphology and the Changing Environment in Europe” was held at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest and Veszprem, Hungary, April 9-12, 1996. more…