[Annelida] Third International Oligochaete Taxonomy Meeting (3rd IOTM)

Geoff Read g.read at niwa.co.nz
Thu Jun 1 15:21:41 EST 2006

Forwarded circular on behalf of 3rd IOTM organisers, to whom all replies 
should be addressed.  See website, etc.


Third International Oligochaete Taxonomy Meeting
Platres, Cyprus
April 2nd to 6th, 2007
Under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and 
Environment of Cyprus

Invitation to participate in the 3rd International Oligochaete Taxonomy 

First Circular

Dear Colleague,

I am very happy to announce the first details of the Third International 
Oligochaete Taxonomy Meeting (3rd IOTM). It is my pleasure to inform you that 
the 3rd IOTM will be held in the Republic of Cyprus (abbreviated "Cyprus" in 
the following text) under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural 
Resources and Environment, Nicosia, Cyprus. 

The 3rd IOTM  will be held at the Hotel Pendeli in Platres from Monday, April 
2 to Friday, April 6, 2007.

Registration will take place from the afternoon of April 1, 2007. The hotel is 
able to provide excellent conference facilities as well as accommodation. The 
conference fee, set between 300-350 Euro, includes the accommodation, the 
conference itself, daily meals, mid-conference excursion, book of abstracts, 
and proceedings. A post-conference earthworm collection trip is also planned 
(costs separated). More detailed information regarding payment will follow in 
the second circular.  

Applicants should initially register their interest in attending the 3rd IOTM 
by filling in and returning the application form they will find on the 
http://3rdiotm.tomas-pavlicek-biologie.net web site of the 3rd IOTM by 
September 30, 2006, preferably earlier. Applicants are then required to submit 
an abstract of their proposed paper or panel by January 1, 2007. Further 
information about the regulations concerning the submission of abstracts will 
be published on the website of the 3rd IOTM. The website will be regularly 

As the number of participants is limited to 40, selection will be carried out 
by the organising and scientific committees based on the quality of the 
abstracts received. In addition to the participants, a number of student 
observers will be permitted to attend presentations.  

We look forward to hearing from you.

Dr Tomas Pavlicek
Convenor of the  3rd IOTM
e-mail: contact at tomas-pavlicek-biologie.net
website: http://www.tomas-pavlicek-biologie.net/

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