The call for papers of the 1st SUNRAISE open science conference in Gorno-Altaisk, Russia is open! The topic is Transboundary Regions under the Global Change - challenges and development trajectories. A conference will explore a diversity of challenges transborder regions are facing under the global environmental and socio-economic change. This includes such issues as natural resource and environmental management and governance, ethnic and cultural dynamics, geopolitical contexts and so on. The conference will seek to frame these issues and to put them in a perspective in order to identify development trajectories for transborder regions. A particular focus of the conference is on mountain and Arctic regions. The conference celebrates the 70th anniversary of Gorno-Altaisk State University and the 55th anniversary of the Branch of Russian Geographical Society in the Altai Republic. Full information about the Conference can be found on the conference site.