19th Workshop on River Ice

Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada | July 9-12, 2017

CRIPE is pleased to announce that the 19th Workshop on the Hydraulics of Ice Covered Rivers will be held July 9 through 12, 2017, in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre located on the river bank of the Yukon River. For more information on the venue, please visit http://www.kwanlindunculturalcentre.com/.

Rates and Early Bird Deadline

Early bird rate until May 31st
Regular $650
Student $325

Normal rate until June 25th
Regular $750
Student $425

Late/on-site rate after June 25th
Regular $850
Student $850

Overview

The workshop will cover a range of subjects related to river ice processes and hydraulics, including the impact of climate change on river ice.

Subject areas include:

  • freeze-up and break-up processes
  • numerical and physical modeling
  • field data collection
  • remote sensing
  • case studies
  • ice management
  • ice engineering
  • winter navigation
  • ice safety
  • ice and climate change
  • ecology and fish studies in winter environments

Register to Attend

Registration is now open for the 2017 Workshop! Please note we are using RegOnline this year. Credit card payments can be made using the online registration form.

Preliminary Program

The preliminary program is now available.

Hotel Information

There are no accommodations at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre and due to the busy tourist season, room blocks had to be split among three nearby hotels and are available for the nights of July 9 to 12 with check-out on July 13th.

Rates are based on double occupancy. Please identify CRIPE when making the booking and book early to ensure you get the room and location you prefer.

Any unused portions of the rooms blocks will be released to the general public 30 days before the event (June 9, 2017).

Westmark Whitehorse

30 Rooms
$148.99/night

Rates are the same outside this window but subject to availability. Walking time to Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre is approximately 6 minutes.

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Western Gold Rush Inn

25 Deluxe (Standard) Rooms
$166.50/night

Subject to availability, rooms can be booked at the conference rate to a maximum of 7 nights prior to and/or after the workshop. Walking time to Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre is approximately 13 minutes.

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The Coast High Country Inn

15 Comfort Rooms
$166.50/night

5 Superior Rooms
$184.50/night

Subject to availability, rooms can be booked at the conference rate to a maximum of 7 nights prior to and/or after the workshop. Walking Time to Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre is approximately 16 minutes.

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Authors

The call for abstracts closed January 31, 2017. Full papers will be due no later than May 29, 2017.

Please use the following template for your paper submissions


2017 Paper Template (docx)

Students

CRIPE is proud to encourage student participation in the Workshop on River Ice!

Students entering the paper or poster competition will be eligible to apply for travel support to cover a portion of their travel expenses. To be eligible, students must be the first author. Please identify your interest in this program when submitting your abstract.

2017 Organizing Committee

Martin Jasek and Joel Evans
BC Hydro

Richard Janowicz
Yukon Government

Ron Gee
Yukon Energy

Nadia Kovachis Watson
Alberta Environment and Parks

Mike Morris
Manitoba Hydro

Robyn Andrishak
Northwest Hydraulic Consultants

Benoit Turcotte
Université Laval, Quebec