Second Meeting Announcement
October 13th-19th 2019
Project Leaders: Simon Engelhart, Goesta Hoffmann, Fengling Yu, Alar Rosentau
Local Host: Fengling Yu, Xiamen University
This meeting will cover all IGCP-related science (sea level, earthquakes, coastal inundation)
Abstract deadline: June 15th 2019
Sunday October 13th - Arrive Xiamen. Welcome reception
Monday October 14th to Tuesday 15th - Oral and poster presentations
Wednesday October 16th to Friday 18th - Field trips
Saturday October 19th - Potential half-day subsidence workshop and depart Xiamen
The 3-day field trip will encompass sites that span the breadth of Project 639 science topics including submerged terrestrial landscapes, reclaimed land, aquaculture, and geoarchaeology in the context of coastal settlement and sea-level changes. Best estimate of registration fee is $700 USD covering all accommodation (double occupancy) and lunches during the conference and field trip and all but two evening meal. A single occupancy option will be available for $950 USD. Fees to use a credit card to pay the registration fee are 3.5% for overseas credit cards and 0.6% for Chinese credit cards.
Additional field trips will be available after the conference for those wishing to stay longer in China.
The submission deadline for abstracts is June 15th 2019
Abstracts should be submitted to email@example.com with a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstracts are limited to one page using Times New Roman 12 pt font single spaced, and including all author details, affiliations etc.
Registration prices listed on the first page include:
Pickup/drop off at airport/train station, accommodation for conference and fieldtrip, ice breaker on the 13th, lunch and tea breaks on 14th/15th, and lunch and dinner on the fieldtrips (16th-18th)
Accommodation for the 13th-15th is at the conference venue, the Millennium Hotel. Accommodation on the fieldtrip for the 16th is at the Pingtan Hotel and for the 17th-18th at the Putian International Hotel
Travel support is limited to Early Career Researchers (ECR), researchers from developing nations (as defined by UNESCO), and scientists from underrepresented groups, per our funding requirements from IGCP/INQUA
Decisions on travel support will be circulated in July
Those attending from Durham University should contact email@example.com to register interest
Visas for China need to be obtained prior to travel. Please apply for an F (non-business) or L (tourism) visa from your nearest Embassy or Consulate. Early application is highly recommended. Please contact us for further information. You will need a passport valid for at least 6 months to apply. Citizens of Singapore, Brunei, and Japan holding ordinary passports may enter China without a visa if stay is less than 15 days
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance on an invitation letter
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