(Fwd) Hydrothermal Vent Biology Symposium - First Announcement

Geoff Read g.read at niwa.cri.nz
Tue Nov 5 19:00:46 EST 1996


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Date:          Mon, 04 Nov 1996 22:31:44 +0000
From:          InterRidge Office <intridge at durham.ac.uk>
Subject:       Hydrothermal Vent Biology Symposium - First Announcement

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                           FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT FOR

                  FIRST INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON

                MARINE HYDROTHERMAL VENT BIOLOGY

                        FUNCHAL, MADEIRA, PORTUGAL

             SUNDAY 19th - THURSDAY 23rd OCTOBER 1997

    N.B.  Please note change of dates from those originally given.

THOSE INTERESTED SHOULD FILL IN THE FORM BELOW AND RETURN IT TO THE
INTERRIDGE OFFICE (intridge at durham.ac.uk) BY 1st DECEMBER 1996.
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Following a recommendation by the InterRidge Biological Studies Ad Hoc
Committee, an International Symposium on marine hydrothermal vents biology
is being organized under the auspices of InterRidge.  All biologists
involved in research on marine hydrothermal vents, as well as those 
involved in cold-seep studies, are invited to take part.

Organisational Committee:
Manuel J. Biscoito - Museu Municipal do Funchal (Histria Natural),
Portugal; biscoito at tethys.uma.pt.
Craig Cary - College of Marine Studies, University of Delaware, USA;
caryc at strauss.udel.edu.
David R. Dixon - Plymouth Marine Laboratory, UK; d.dixon at pml.ac.uk.
Heather Sloan - American Museum of Natural History, USA; sloan at amnh.org.
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Oral communications (15 minutes) or posters on the following topics are 
welcome:

Biogeography/Evolution/Genetics/Taxonomy
Ecology/Micro-distribution/Temporal Evolution
Microbiology/Ultra-thermophiles/Bacterial symbiosis
Physiology/Adaptation
Biological cycles/Larval dispersal/Plankton
Cold Seeps

Official language: English
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PROVISIONAL PROGRAM

Sunday, 19th=20
18:00 - 19:00 - Registration
19:00 - 22:00 - Reception

Monday, 20th
09:15 - 10:00 - Official Inauguration
10:30 - 12:30 - Morning session
12:30 - 14:15 - Lunch break
14:15 - 15:00 - Invited speaker
15:00 - 17:30 - Afternoon session
17:30 - 18:00 - Coffee break
18:00 - 19:00 - Workshop and Poster Session

Tuesday, 21st and Wednesday, 22nd
09:15 - 10:00 - Invited speaker
10:30 - 12:30 - Morning session
14:15 - 15:00 - Invited speaker
15:00 - 17:30 - Afternoon session
17:30 - 18:00 - Coffee break
18:00 - 19:00 - Workshop and Poster Session=20

Thursday, 23rd
09:00 - 18:00 - Excursion (optional)

Friday, 24th
10:00 - 13:00 - AMORES/BIOLOGY - Post-cruise meeting
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Interested scientists should fill in the form below and return it
(preferably by e-mail, stating Hydrothermal Vent Biology Symposium as
Subject) to the InterRidge Office before 1st December 1996.  All replies
will be acknowledged.
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REGISTRATION FORM

Please delete any information which does not apply.

Last name:
First name:
Title:
Institution:
Department:
Mailing address:
Postal code:
City:
Country:
Tel:
Fax:

I am interested in attending the Hydrothermal Vent Biology Symposium.

I am interested in presenting a contribution.

The preliminary title and co-authors of my contribution are:-

I would prefer this to be an oral (a poster) presentation.

The topic/session most appropriate for my contribution is:

RETURN TO:
The InterRidge Office,
Department of Geological Sciences,
University of Durham,
South Road, Durham DH1 3LE, UK
Tel:   +44 191 374 2532.    Fax:   +44 191 374 2510.
E-mail:  intridge at durham.ac.uk. 
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