Apply to host a side event at the COP27 Cryosphere Pavilion

Side Event Application Process

The International Cryosphere Climate Initiative (ICCI) will again coordinate Pavilion activities, in strong cooperation with various partners, including lead organizing partners for the various Focus Days. Proposals for side events should be submitted as emails or word documents, as soon as possible and no later than August 31, 2022, to

Proposals should include the following information and observe the length requirements:

1. Focus Day designation (or, if inter-disciplinary, ‘Days’)

2. Proposed title (100 characters)

3. Brief event description (500 characters maximum)

4. Proposed speakers and/or participating institutions/governments; including whether on-site or virtual. Strong preference will be given to in-person events; followed by hybrid events. Entirely virtual events unfortunately cannot be considered except in extraordinary circumstances.

5. Preferred dates, if any. Kindly note if you are limited as to potential dates.

6. Accreditation needs, if any (number of needed badges). Please note: ICCI is committed to helping successful event organizers obtain accreditation; however, preference will be given to those able to secure their own COP27 badges for on-site participants.

A Cryosphere Pavilion side event at COP 26
A Cryosphere Pavilion side event at COP26


July 25                       Side event applications open

August 9 & 10            Informational Webinars

August 31                  Application period ends; notification of successful applications begin immediately

September 15            Last date for notification of successful or reserve status

November 6-18          COP27, Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

Additional Information and Logistics

For more information on logistics in connection with COP27, kindly see the COP27 host website at: Please note that at this time ICCI is unfortunately not able to assist with travel, visas or accommodation.

read more cryosphere pavilion info View the pdf call for side events

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please reach out to:

Pam Pearson

Executive Director

International Cryosphere Climate Initiative (U.S)

International Cryosphere Climate Initiative-Europe (Sweden)

Emma Needham

ICCI Outreach Director

Amy Imdieke

ICCI Communications Assistant

Pavilion Logistics and ECS Coordinator