Scientific board

  • Paolo FORTI, Universita di Bologna
  • Leonardo LATELLA, Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona
  • Giuseppe MESSANA, Instituto per lo Studia dell Ecosistemi, Firenze
  • Andrej MIHEVC, Karst Research Institute, Slovenia
  • Constantin MARIN, “Emil Racoviță” Institute of Speleology
  • Acad. Octavian POPESCU, Romanian Academy, Dean of Biology-Geology Faculty, Babeș – Bolyai University
  • Dumitru MURARIU, corresponding member of the Romanian Academy, Scientific Director of the “Emil Racoviță” Institute of Speleology
  • Alexandru PETCULESCU, “Emil Racoviță” Institute of Speleology
  • Boris SKET, University of Ljubljana
  • Bronislaw WOLOSZYN, Institut of Systematics & Evolution of Animals, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland

Scientific program

The DETAILED SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM will be available after August 15th.

Symposium short programme

Thursday, Sep 27th

  • After 18:00 - Wellcome reception
  • Arrival of participants and ice-breaker in the lobby of Afrodita Resort & SPA

Friday, Sep 28th

  • 09:00 – 09:30 – Arrival of participants
  • 09:30 – 09:45 – Opening Ceremony
  • 09:45 – 10:15 – 150th anniversary of Emil Racoviță’s birth
  • 10:15 – 11:00 – Keynote 1
  • 11:00 – 11:30 – Coffee break
  • 11:30 – 13:00 – Oral presentations
  • 13:00 – 14:30 – Lunch break
  • 14:30 – 17:00 – Oral presentations
  • 17:00 – 18:00 – Poster presentations

Saturday, Sep 29th

  • 09:00 – 10:15 – Keynote 2
  • 10:15 – 11:00 – Oral presentations
  • 11:00 – 11:30 – Coffee break
  • 11:30 – 13:00 – Oral presentations
  • 13:00 – 14:30 – Lunch break
  • 14:30 – 16:30 – Oral presentations
  • 16:30 – 17:00 – Closing remarks
  • 17:15 – 00:00 – Gala Dinner

Sunday, Sep 30th

SESSIONS

Currently, special sessions are planned on topics such as:

  • Biology and Ecology of Subterranean Fauna;
  • Karst Edaphobiology;
  • Karstology (Geomorphology, Hydrology, Geochemistry and Climatology);
  • Palaeontology and Geochronology.

Further proposals for sessions are warmly welcome. Please contact btak@iser.ro