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.


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.


Abstract submission is open!

Abstract submission is open for 40 science sessions and over 40 poster clusters that bring together a broad range of topics under three conference themes:

  • Theme 1: Advances in Climate Research 
  • Theme 2: Human Interactions with Climate
  • Theme 3: Co-produced Climate Services and Solutions

A limited amount of financial support will be available to support attendees who are early to mid-career researchers or who are from low to lower-middle-income countries and can be applied for as part of the abstract submission process. Abstract submission and requests for financial assistance close on 28 February 2023.


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