Konferencje

8th International Workshop
"Neogene of Central and South-Eastern Europe"
Chęciny (Holy Cross Mts., Poland) May 27–31, 2019
www.geo.uw.edu.pl
www.mz.pan.pl/en/home-page/

FIRST CIRCULAR
Invitation

Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw and the Polish Academy of Sciences Museum of the Earth in Warsaw together with the Regional Committee on Mediterranean Neogene Stratigraphy have the pleasure to invite you to participate at the 8th International Workshop on the Neogene of Central and South-Eastern Europe to be held on May 27 – 31, 2019 in Poland.

Conference Venue and Accommodation

The Workshop will be hosted by the European Centre for Geological Education (ECGE; https://www.eceg.uw.edu.pl/en/) owned by the University of Warsaw and located in the old quarry on Rzepka Hill near the historical town of Chęciny placed in the heart of the Holy Cross Mountains in Poland, about 15 km south of Kielce, about 170 km south of Warsaw and 100 km north of Kraków.

Organizing committee
Barbara Studencka, Anna Wysocka, Marcin Górka, Krzysztof Bukowski

Contact
Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw
e-mail: Ten adres pocztowy jest chroniony przed spamowaniem. Aby go zobaczyć, konieczne jest włączenie w przeglądarce obsługi JavaScript.

Important dates
  • October 15, 2018
    2nd circular
  • November 15, 2018
    On-line registration opens
    On-line abstracts submission opens
  • February 15, 2019
    Early fee payment deadline Abstract submission deadline
  • April 30, 2019
    Registration closes
  • May 27–30, 2019
    Workshop days

Registration Fee
The workshop fee includes: all meals and accommodation in ECGE, the abstract book, coffee breaks, conference dinner, excursion costs (field trip with dinner, field guidebook). Detailed information related to registration, abstracts, fees and payment will be provided in the second circular (October 2018). We estimate that the conference fee will not exceed 350 euro (excluding the post-conference field excursion). Fee will be pay in Polish zloty (PLN).

Preliminary program

May 27, 2019
17.00 – 21.00 Arrival, registration of participants and welcome party

May 28, 2019
9.00 – 18.00 Scientific and poster sessions
19.00 Conference dinner

May 29, 2019
Conference excursion ‘Top Badenian and Sarmatian sites in the northern Fore-Carpathian Basin’. We will travel by bus and come back for the night to ECGE

May 30, 2019
9.00 –18.00 Scientific and poster sessions

May 31, 2019
Post-conference field trip to Wieliczka

Presentations
The official language of the conference will be English. The abstracts of the Workshop presentations and posters will be published in the Abstracts Book. Further details will be provided in the second circular.

Transportation
Kielce, the major town of the Holy Cross Mountains area, can be reached by train or by bus from Warsaw or Cracow. The town of Chęciny is located about 15 km to the south of Kielce and you may travel there from the Main Railway Station at Kielce by local bus no. 31, a minibus or a taxi. Depending on the declarations, we are ready to organize transportation from the Kielce Main Railway Station. We would like to inform those travelling by car that ECGE has its own free-of-charge parking, where you will be able to leave your car during the conference.

We are looking forward to seeing you in Chęciny!

8th International Workshop

"Neogene of Central and

South-Eastern Europe"

Chęciny (Holy Cross Mts., Poland) May 27–31, 2019

 

https://www.eceg.uw.edu.pl/konferencje1

https://www.eceg.uw.edu.pl/en/conferences

 SECOND CIRCULAR

 We cordially invite you to the 8th International Workshop on the Neogene of Central and South-Eastern Europe (NCSEE), 27–31 May 2019 in Chęciny, Poland.

Conference Venue and Accommodation

The Workshop will be hosted by the European Centre for Geological Education (ECGE; https://www.eceg.uw.edu.pl/en/) owned by the Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw and located in the old quarry on Rzepka Hill near the historical town of Chęciny placed in the heart of          the Holy Cross Mountains in Poland, about 15 km south of Kielce, about 170 km south of Warsaw  and 100 km north of Kraków.

Organizing committee

Barbara Studencka (Polish Academy of Sciences, Museum of the Earth in Warsaw) (chairwomen)

Anna Wysocka (Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw)

Marcin Górka (Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw)

Krzysztof Bukowski (AGH University of Science and Technology, Cracow)

Practical Information

Our website can be found at https://www.eceg.uw.edu.pl/en/conferences

If you have any questions please contact us through e-mail: Ten adres pocztowy jest chroniony przed spamowaniem. Aby go zobaczyć, konieczne jest włączenie w przeglądarce obsługi JavaScript.

Important dates

  • November 15, 2018
    On-line registration opens
    Abstracts submission starts
  • February 15, 2019
    Early fee payment deadline
    Abstract submission deadline
  • April 30, 2019
    Registration closes.
    New registrations will not be accepted after this date.
    Deadline for late payment of conference fee; deadline for late payment of excursion fee to Wieliczka
  • May 10, 2019
    Third circular with detailed program
  • May 27–30, 2019 
    Workshop days
  • May 31, 2019
    Post-conference field excursion to the salt mine in Wieliczka
    (optional; https://www.kopalnia.pl/)


Registration

To register for the conference please use the following link (active from 15th November 2018): https://www.eceg.uw.edu.pl/en/conferences

 

Registration Fee

The workshop fee includes: all meals (starting with evening meal on 27th May and finishing with breakfast on 31st May) and accommodation in ECGE (4 nights), the abstract book, refreshments          at coffee breaks, conference dinner, mid-conference excursion costs (field trip with lunch, field guidebook).

The workshop fee in Polish zloty (PLN):

 

 

Early fee payment,
until 15 February 2019

Late fee payment,
from 16 February until
30 April 2019

Regular
registration
fee

1 400 PLN or 1 600 PLN
(if you prefer a single
room)

1 700 PLN or 1 900 PLN
(if you prefer
a single room)

Student fee

1 100 PLN
(only in double rooms)

1 100 PLN
(only in double rooms)

Accompanying
Person fee

900 PLN

900 PLN

 

 

Optional post-conference excursion: After the conference, on Friday 31 May 2019, there will be         an optional excursion to the salt mine in Wieliczka.

The excursion fee will be 250 PLN, the price including transport, lunchbox and guide service.

 

For information on Payment details visit our web site https://www.eceg.uw.edu.pl/en/conferences

after 15th November 2018. To avoid further complications, please remember to supply all the relevant data that will be needed on the VAT invoices, such as the VAT identification number.

Call for abstracts

 

The abstracts of the Workshop presentations and posters will be published in the Abstracts Book.

During preparation of your abstract please use the TEMPLATE that will be provided on the website   of the conference https://www.eceg.uw.edu.pl/en/conferences  on 15th November 2018 and do not paste any formatting from other documents.

Only abstracts submitted by e-mail Ten adres pocztowy jest chroniony przed spamowaniem. Aby go zobaczyć, konieczne jest włączenie w przeglądarce obsługi JavaScript.  as a Word attachment will be accepted.

The deadline for abstract submission is 15th February 2019.

 

Authors are welcomed to submit more than one abstract for oral and/or poster presentations.

Upon receiving the abstracts, the organizing committee reserves the right to transfer oral presentations into poster presentations, of which the participants will be duly informed.

The submitted abstracts will not have any language proofreading. The corresponding (submitting) author is solely responsible for the published text.

 

Oral presentations should be prepared in Microsoft Power Point. Time for presentation is limited           to 20 minutes, including 5 minutes for discussion.

Posters: They will have to be printed on portrait A0 format.

Our poster stands maximally allow for A0 posters (1189 x 841 mm) in portrait orientation.

Authors are expected to introduce their posters during the poster sessions.

Preliminary program

Monday 27th May 2019

17.00 – 20.00  Arrival, registration of participants and welcome party

Tuesday 28th May 2019

9.00 – 18.00   Scientific and poster sessions

19.00  Conference dinner

Wednesday 29th May 2019

7.30 – 19.00   Conference excursion

Top Badenian and Sarmatian sites in the northern Fore-Carpathian Basin

We will travel by bus and come back for the night to ECGE

Field trip coordinator: Marcin Górka (Ten adres pocztowy jest chroniony przed spamowaniem. Aby go zobaczyć, konieczne jest włączenie w przeglądarce obsługi JavaScript.)

  1. Lower Badenian transgressive deposits, Skotniki Małe

Upon a Mesozoic basement with an angular unconformity lies a thick complex of the Lower Badenian organodetrital limestones intercalating with littoral conglomerates with pebbles and boulders intensively riddled by boring animals. The succession is overlied by a marly rhodolitic limestones.

This site is a type locality of Gigantopecten nodosiformis (de Serres in Pusch, 1837). Its first illustration is a logo of the 8th NCSEE Workshop.

  1. Lower Badenian sandy deposits, Osówka
  2. Badenian gypsum deposits, Gacki

Badenian marls developed on a Cretaceous basement and overlied by a basal, selenite part of the gypsum succession of Nida area (with giant crystal intergrowths up to 3.5 m long) and covered by sabre gypsum facies.

  1. Badenian gypsum deposits, Wiślica-Grodzisko

A cross section of a large, a few metres high, dome of sabre gypsum observed within remains   of an early medieval fortified settlement form the end of the 10th century

  1. Wiślica

One of the most ancient settlements in Poland. The first guarded settlement was probably founded at the end of the 9th century. Unique Slab of Orants, finest example of the Romanesque, located in the burial crypt of the 12th-century church art is a gypsum panel with engravings filled with black paste mixed with charcoal.

  1. Regressive facies of the Lower Sarmatian, Śladków Mały

Silici- and calciclastic sands and gravels (locally sandstones and conglomerates) deposited in upper shoreface and foreshore zones in episodes of sea-level changes.

  1. Lower Sarmatian, Szydłów

A mediaeval city with preserved system of city-walls, known as Polish Carcassonne, which lies on the giant (few kilometers long) clastic bar with well-developed south-dipping foreset large-scale stratification.

Thursday 30th May 2019

9.00 –18.00   Scientific and poster sessions

Friday 31st May 2019

7.30 –16.00  Post-conference field trip to Wieliczka (optional)

Excursion fee: 250 PLN; includes transport from ECGE to Wieliczka, lunchbox and guide service and transport to Cracow [Kraków Railway Station]

Field Trip coordinator: Krzysztof Bukowski (Ten adres pocztowy jest chroniony przed spamowaniem. Aby go zobaczyć, konieczne jest włączenie w przeglądarce obsługi JavaScript.)

The excursion will end at Kraków Railway Station in early afternoon hours.

 

Transportation

Kielce, the major town of the Holy Cross Mountains area, can be reached by train or by bus from Warsaw or Cracow. The town of Chęciny is located about 15 km to the south of Kielce and you may travel there from the Main Railway Station at Kielce by local bus no. 31, a minibus or a taxi. Depending on the declarations, we are ready to organize transportation from the Kielce Main Railway Station. We would like to inform those travelling by car that ECGE has its own free-of-charge parking, where you will be able to leave your car during the conference.

 

We are looking forward to seeing you in Chęciny!