• Look for conference AGENDA and ABSTRACT updates on the ESGF Website.

  • Submit ABSTRACT to Dean Williams no later than Thursday August 31, 2017:  ABSTRACT GUIDELINES Provide a short title of your poster or talk, list of authors, submission type – your preference to give a talk or a poster and the abstract details. All submissions will be reviewed and you will be notified if your abstract is approved. The abstract title is limited to 300 characters and the abstract text is limited to 2000 characters; the 2000 character limit excludes spacing but includes punctuation. 

  • Please remember to CLICK HERE to BOOK YOUR HOTEL room at Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf - 2500 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA.
  • The registration fee is waived for remote participants. PLEASE JOIN US VIA WEBEX "FREE"- Access code: 807 447 408 - Meeting password: esgf



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The Earth System Grid Federation (ESGF) Conference is an international collaboration for the software that powers most global climate change research, notably assessments by the International Panel on Climate Change. The conference is to continue distributed data federation development for the climate community at large that is supported by DOE, Office of Science.


ESGF 2017 will be held at the Sheraton-Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, CA. Listed below is an overview of the scheduled events:

December 4, 2017 (2:00p - 4:00p) - Pre-conference Registration

                                     (5:00p - 6:00p) - Social - Meet & Greet (NO HOST)

December 5 – 7, 2017 (8:00a-5:00p) - Conference Convene 

December 8, 2017 (8:30a-10:00a) - ESGF Executive Committee Breakout Meeting

                                     (10:00a - 12:00p)- ESGF Develop. Team Report Back on Conference Findings

                                     (1:30p - 5:00p) - Optional; General Code Sprint

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  • Where

  • Sheraton - Fisherman's Wharf
    2500 Mason Street
    San Francisco, California 94133
    +1(415) 362-5500

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