Ronne Ice Shelf, ©Winkelmann/Reese


Dear Colleagues,

We want to use the current situation to test a new online format for FRISP 2020. To allow as broad access as possible, the online conference is free of charge and will be distributed over several shorter sessions in June that move through the week and time of the day. If you want to participate or contribute, please register and submit your abstract trough this site. Once we have an overview over the contributions, we will inform you about the exact presentation format.

Don’t hesitate to contact us if any questions arise at

We hope you are safe and look forward to stay connected with you online!
Ricarda, Torsten and Ronja

About FRISP:

FRISP is an annual meeting to share research related to ice shelves, and their interactions with the ice sheet, ocean, and atmosphere. It is an Expert Group of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), and has organised regular meetings in Europe since 1984. FRISP is an appropriate meeting to present work in progress and discuss emerging research ideas, and is well-suited to early career researchers as well as senior scientists.

Agenda & deadlines:

Virtual FRISP 2020 meetings will take place on the four below dates:

  • 16 June (Tuesday)             2pm  CET
  • 17 June  (Wednesday)      8am  CET 
  • 24 June  (Wednesday)      5pm  CET 
  • 25 June (Thursday)         10am CET

Registration & Abstract submission deadline: 31 May 2020

Registration & fees:

Registration for FRISP is open from now until 31 May 2020. The participation at the virtual FRISP meeting is free of charge.

Please register here! Information on abstract submission and the email submission template, please see below.

Abstract submission:

We welcome scientific contributions to the conference and encourage all attendees to present at FRISP, but it is not required. Abstract submission itself will be done through the separate email.

Your abstract should meet the following requirements: in English language, 250 words maximum, abstracts may not include tables and graphs. The abstract submission deadline is 31 May 2020.

You will be informed about the program and the online presentation style until 5 June 2020 by email from the organizing team.


This year's workshop is organized by the

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research | Telegraphenberg A31 | 14473 Potsdam | Germany

Organising Team: Ricarda Winkelmann, Ronja Reese, Torsten Albrecht, Anja Kliese de Souza                                                                                                      Contact by email:

If you are using social media, please use the  #FRISP2020