Rendezvous 2024

Event Details

CIRES 19th Annual Rendezvous-Thursday, May 16, 2024

The CIRES Members' Council is pleased to announce the 19th annual CIRES Rendezvous. This institute-wide symposium will take place on Thursday, May 16, 2024 with the aim of bringing awareness to the depth, breadth, and quality of the pacesetting science being done at CIRES. We hope to encourage collaborations that might result in new interdisciplinary research, and to facilitate connections among our many innovative scientists, science support staff, and administrative staff.

This half-day event includes an entire afternoon devoted to CIRES science and poster presentations; we encourage you to participate and present your research here.


10:00 am - 11:30 am - Poster Setup - CIRES Member’s Council (CMC) Members will be available to assist you, thumbtacks will be provided
11:00 am - 11:25 am - Check In - Glen Miller Ballroom Foyer
11:30 am - 1:30 pm - Luncheon / Institute Director’s Address & Awards - Glen Miller Ballroom
~12:05 pm: Institute Director’s Address & Awards - Zoom:
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Poster Session - UMC Terrace Tent and Aspen Rooms

Important Dates

Poster Abstract Deadline - Friday, April 19 - Closed
Poster PDF Upload - Wednesday, April 24 - Friday, May 10 at noon - Closed

Posters and Abstracts Details

Please submit your poster abstract here by April 19, 2024. Once you have submitted your abstract, you can submit posters at this same link starting April 24.

  • For poster printing information, please visit CIRES Poster Printing
  • Please note: Maximum poster width is 4 feet


  • Welcome by your CIRES Member’s Council (CMC)
  • Flash Talks by early-career CIRES scientists
    • Alex Baron (NOAA CSL): Ballooning into the Stratospheric Aerosol Layer: A Climate Journey
    • Zach Schiffman (Tolbert lab):The Urea Molecule: From Fertilizer... To Climate Change?
    • Nayani Ilangakoon (Earth Lab): Wildfires knock down forest carbon reserves in the Western U.S.
    • Anne Sledd (NOAA PSL): Snow thermal conductivity during the MOSAiC Expedition
    • Laura Rea (Hinckley Lab): Visualizing patterns of sulfate reduction activity within soils
  • Institute Director’s Address by Waleed Abdalati, CIRES Director
  • Presentation of CIRES Awards by Waleed Abdalati, CIRES Director
  • Poster Session
    • Credit Card bar will be available (Don’t forget your ID!)
    • Light appetizers and desserts will also be provided
(Please note: To all award recipients, please gather by the stage immediately following the awards presentation for a group picture and individual pictures with Waleed. Weather permitting, we will take the pictures outside on the UMC Terrace)


University Memorial Center (UMC)/Glenn Miller Ballroom/UMC Terrace & Tent and Aspen Rooms
1669 Euclid Ave
Boulder, CO 80309

Parking is on your own dime.

Rendezvous, like many CIRES events, is considered public. If you participate, please know that a photographer may be present. If you do not want your photograph taken or used, please talk with the photographer or your CMC representative.

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Rendezvous 2024 Info