OGS, the National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics is glad to invite seismologists, geologists and engineers to the 35rd General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission (GA ESC) that will be held from 4 to 11 September, 2016 in Trieste, Italy.

Important news

The deadline for discounted early bird fee has been postponed to 7 June.

Online conference registration is available through Copernicus Meetings here.
Remember that at least one author per paper must pay the discounted early bird fee by 7 June.

Timelines

Date Public Conveners Scientific Program Committee/Copernicus
7 May Abstract submission deadline
9-16 May Session Organisation
Convener Part 1 (SOI):
Abstract acceptance, transfer, upload & rejection
18 May Letter of Acceptance
18 May -7 Jun Convener Part 2 (SOII):
Convener requests on scheduling: no-overlap, back-to-back, length of session
7 Jun Deadline for early-bird registration (at least one author for abstract)
21-27  Jun Session Organisation PSC Part 2 Draft layout of programme
28 Jun – 4 Jul  Convener Part 3 (SOIII): Oral/poster selection and ordering/scheduling of presentations, Assignment of chair person(s), finalizing of draft session programme
4 Jul – 7 Jul Session Organisation PSC Part 3 Scheduling Finalizing of session programme
8 Jul Letter of schedule to authors
26 Aug Deadline for standard registratioon
4-11 Sep GA ESC GA ESC GA ESC

The following table is the preliminary schedule of the meeting.

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
04/09/16 05/09/16 06/09/16 07/09/16 08/09/16 09/09/16 10/09/16 11/09/16
09:00 Pre conference technical tour Opening Ceremony Keynote Lecture Keynote Lecture Keynote Lecture Keynote Lecture Post conference technical tour Post conference technical tour
09:30 Keynote Lecture
10:00 Discussion Discussion Discussion Discussion
10:30 Poster and Coffee break Poster and Coffee break Poster and Coffee break Poster and Coffee break Poster and Coffee break
11:00
11:30 Special Sessions (oral) Special Sessions (oral) Special Sessions (oral) Special Sessions (oral) Special Sessions (oral)
12:00
12:30
13:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
13:30
14:00
14:30 Special Sessions (oral) Special Sessions (oral) Special Sessions (oral) Special Sessions (oral) Special Sessions (oral)
15:00
15:30
16:00
16:30
17:00 Closing Ceremony
17:30 Poster and Coffee break Poster and Coffee break Poster and Coffee break Poster and Coffee break
18:00 Ice Breaker Party
19:00 Social Dinner
21:00

 

The week preceding the conference, ESC jointly with the International Centre of Theoretical Physics (ICTP) will organise the Peter Bormann Young Seismologist Training Course on the theme “Seismology beyond the textbook”.  Information on the course and how to apply is available at this link.