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IWIC-X 10th International Workshop on Ice Caves

May 12 - May 18

The International Workshop on Ice Caves (IWIC) is held every two years, and previously has been organized in Cluj-Napoca (Romania, 2004), Demanovská Dolina (Slovakia, 2006), Kungur (Russia, 2008), Obertraun (Austria, 2010), Grigna-Milan (Italy, 2012), Idaho Falls (USA, 2014), Postojna (Slovenia, 2016), Picos de Europa (Spain, 2018), and Liptovský Mikuláš (Slovakia, 2022).

The 10th International Workshop on Ice Caves (IWIC-X) will be held in Werfenweng, Austria, from May 12 to 18, 2024. The venue will be Barbarahof in the charming village of Werfenweng, located some 40 km south of the city of Salzburg, Austria.


Guest speakers are:

Pascal Bohleber (Univ. of Venice): Ice-core research on high-Alpine glaciers

Birgit Sattler (Univ. of Innsbruck): (Ice) caves as microbial hot spots


Field trips:

Mid-conference trip to Eisriesenwelt, widely regarded as the largest ice cave in the world.

Post-conference field trip to  Dachstein-Rieseneishöhle, a jewel of the Salzkammergut region.


All information can be found at: https://www.uibk.ac.at/en/congress/iwic-x/


May 12
May 18


University of Innsbruck


Weng 77
Werfenweng, Salzburg 5453 Austria

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