CliMathNet Conference 2018

The Sixth Annual CliMathNet Conference will be held at Park House, Whiteknights Campus of the University of Reading, from 19th to 21st September 2018. 

The Conference will address the following topics, and each topic has a specialist invited speaker.  We invite contributed talks and posters that relate to these topics.


Conference TopicInvited speaker
Stochastic Models U. Parlitz
Data assimilation J. de Wiljes
Prediction and Predictability L. Smith
Climate variability and climate change across scales P. Cox
Extreme events S. Hallerberg
Model reduction techniques and parameterisations D. Kondrashov
Geophysical Fluid Dynamics T. Schneider
Statistical Mechanics of Climate M. Ghil
Numerical Modelling  N. Besiegel
General Circulation of the Atmosphere T. Shaw


N. Glatt-Holtz
Critical Transitions B. Eckhardt

Contributed talks:

Participants are invited to submit abstracts for talks or posters related to the conference topics (see above). Abstracts for oral and poster presentations should be submitted by 31st July 2018. Please ensure that the abstracts are a maximum of 500 words, and if any special characters are to be included, please use LaTeX. Abstracts should be submitted via easychair, indicating your preference for an oral presentation or a poster.

Details about how to submit your abstract to can be found here.  If you need any further information, please contact Ruth Harris.

Conference details and Registration:

The Conference is being held at the University of Reading, in the Meadow Suite and Cedars meeting room.

The programme runs from 9:00 on 19th Sept to 16:00 on 21st Sept 2018.

A Conference Dinner will take place on Thursday evening, 20th September 2018 in the Meadow suite.

Accommodation will be available to book for the nights of Tuesday 18th, Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th September at the Cedars Hotel on campus, with breakfast at Eat at the Square on campus.  Please book your accommodation through the University of Reading website.

Register now to take advantage of the early bird rate (available before 18th June 2018)

For registration please visit the University of Reading booking site to register and book accommodation.

Registration costs are as follows:

  Cost (£)

Earlybird researcher registration package (available before 18th June 2018)


Earlybird student registration package (available before 18th June 2018)

Research registration package (18th June and beyond) 180.00
Student registration package (18th June and beyond) 100.00
Plenary speaker package (invitation only) no cost
Optional Conference dinner on 20th September 2018 36.00
Optional Bed and Breakfast accommodation on campus (per night) 71.80

All packages include full day conference package, refreshments and buffet lunch.