History of the S4SSS and IMC

2005 - 2010 - 2015 conferences @ Perth


From 2005 to 2015, three conferences focusing on Mountain specific issues were held in Perth.

Relaunch of IMC and idea of additional Summer School to support early career mountain scientists
Developments towards a Student for Student Summer School (S4SSS)

2019 S4SSS @ Innsbruck


The first S4SSS took place from 3th – 9th, September 2019 in Obergurgl/Innsbruck with 60+ PhD Students from 20 countries.

2019 IMC @ Innsbruck


The first IMC took place from 8th – 12th, September 2019 in Innsbruck with 500+ experts and more than 40 workshops.

2022 S4SSS @ Obergurgl/Innsbruck


Motivated by positive feedback from participants, a group of 14 students from Innsbruck, Bozen and Trento has started to develop S4SSS 2022

2022 IMC @ Innsbruck


Motivated by positive experiences and feedback from IMC2019 participants, the IMC will continue in 2022 in Innsbruck and again wants to provide a unique possibility for experts in Mountain research to discuss a broad range of Mountain related topics.