About the Conference

Evaluating the responses of mountains to climate and other changes, and their resilience as social-ecological systems, requires the consideration of multiple and mutually interacting stressors. The IMC 2019 aims to encourage in-depth cross-disciplinary discussions towards a new understanding of mountain systems, their responses and resiliencies.

The IMC 2019 will take place 08 - 12 September 2019 in Innsbruck, Austria. It aims to build upon the three previous mountain conferences that took place in Perth, Scotland, continuing this special scientific conference series with a focus on mountain-specific topics. Hosted in the Alps, the IMC 2019 will provide an excellent opportunity for experts from different disciplines to come together and discuss mountain-related issues.



 Time Line


 Daily Schedule

The core elements of the conference will be interactive workshops, with 2 min. flash talks to introduce the participants and moderated discussions on the issues/questions raised in the workshop descriptions. Detailed instructions and training will be offered to workshop moderators. Additionally, printed versions of all posters/infographics* will be presented within a publicly accessible exhibition. 

 * Format will be specified. 



Main Contents

Each day will be structured around a general topic (see above) divided into specific subtopics, and each will feature at least one workshop. Details on specific topics and workshops will be released in early summer 2018.