ILDC/ILMC - Connecting Lightning Research and Applications

The International Lightning Detection Conference (ILDC) and International Lightning Meteorology Conference (ILMC) is a biennial scientific conference focused on lightning detection topics and meteorological applications for lightning data.

ILDC/ILMC Will be Held in April 27 to 30, 2020 in Broomfield, Colorado, USA

Network with the top lightning experts from around the world to discuss new detection technologies, research findings, and applications.

International Lightning Detection Conference (ILDC)

The ILDC provides a valuable forum for the discussion of lightning physics, research findings, lightning network performance and innovations in lightning technology. Topics range from global to local lightning detection, and recent research findings that lead to real time uses for lightning data’s impact on society, such as electric power distribution and transmission and telecommunications performance.

International Lightning Meteorology Conference (ILMC)

The ILMC provides a valuable forum for discussion of all cloud-to-ground and cloud lightning applications that impact society.

Announcing 2020 ILDC/ILMC Chair and Co-Chair 

We are pleased to announce that 2020 ILDC/ILMC Conference Chair and Co-Chair: 

Chair:  Dr. Dieter R. Poelman
Co-Chair:  Dr. Carlos Mata

 

 

Krider and LPI Scholarships

The Krider Scholarship will be open for young scientists for the 2020 ILDC/ILMC. The scholarship will be awarded to two graduate students or young scientists below the age of 35, that submit a final paper and make an outstanding presentation at the conference. A cash award of 1000 USD will be divided among the two Krider Scholarship winners, as selected by the Award Committee. In addition, the winners will receive a certificate signed by Dr. Phil Krider.


The LPI (Lightning Protection Institute) Scholarship will be open for young scientists for the 2020 ILDC/ILMC. The scholarship will be awarded to two graduate students or young scientists below the age of 35, that submit a final paper and make an outstanding presentation at the conference. A cash award of 1000 USD will be divided among the two LPI Scholarship winners, as selected by the Award Committee. In addition, the winners will receive a certificate signed by a representative of LPI.

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