Thinking Mountains is a triennial interdisciplinary mountain studies summit that promotes dialogue about mountain places, peoples, and activities around the world. It is an international meeting place for the best scholarship on mountains from the natural sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, and other communities of practice.
Thinking Mountains 2018 invites researchers from all disciplines, as well as members of artistic and activist communities, non- and for-profit organizations, government, the private sector, and NGOs. The end will be held in the heart of Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada, from October 2–5, 2018.
Conference events include keynote addresses by renowned experts from across the disciplines, and paper presentations on a wide variety of topics showcasing diverse and exciting research. Thinking Mountains 2018 will provide opportunities to meet established authors, researchers, and experts in mountain studies, along with those who are new to the field. Special events and field trips will be scheduled for entertainment and to learn about the unique mountain landscape of Banff, and the Canadian Rockies generally.