WCRP Open Science Conference 2023

Advancing climate science for a sustainable future

Meet with us in "Remarkable Rwanda"

The World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) invites you to attend the WCRP Open Science Conference, focusing on “Advancing climate science for a sustainable future”, that will be held in Kigali, Rwanda, and online on 23-27 October 2023, with the major goal of bridging science and society.


Abstract submission is now closed!

Abstract submission for oral and poster presentations for the 40 science sessions and 44 poster clusters is now closed.

More than 1750 abstracts were submitted and the review process is now underway. Notifications of acceptance and also decisions on financial support requests will be sent in May.


Many interesting side events will be held in association with the conference

The WCRP OSC wil accommodate workshops, meetings, learning labs, townhalls and other events during the conference. The side events will be held in Kigali. To view the list of side events, click here.


More than 130 convenors to lead the sessions. Who are they?

The session convenor names are now published. Click on the session title to get the description of the session and the convenors names, and click here to submit your abstract.


Early to Mid-Career Researcher (EMCR) Corner


 We thank the Rwanda Convention Bureau and Radisson Blu Hotel and Convention Centre for providing footage for use in this video.



To receive information concerning the WCRP OSC 2023, please fill in the form available here, or contact us at WCRP-OSC23@wcrp-climate.org