Third IAL Symposium: preliminary announcement

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                                            Third IAL Symposium: preliminary announcement

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Third IAL Symposium - IAL3: preliminary announcement
Progress and Problems in Lichenology in the Nineties

(Salzburg, Austria 1 - 7 September 1996)

Preliminary announcement

Arranged by the Intitute of Plant Physiology, University of Salzburg and the International Association for Lichenology

I. Kdrnefelt, President
R. T|rk, Secretary

Local organizing Committee and Advisory Board
O. Breuss, G. Gdrtner, J. Hafellner, H. Mayrhofer, E. Stocker-Wvrgvtter, J. \blagger

General Information
The third international meeting arranged by the IAL and the Insitute of Plant Physiology of the University of Salzburg will be held from 1st to 7th September 1996 at the University of Salzburg, Faculty of Natural Sciences.

This symposium continues the series of international meetings on lichen biology which started at Berlin 1969. It is open to any person interested in lichenized fungi or working in fields such as morphology, physiology, ecology, chemistry and systematics o

Preliminary Announcement and Second Circular
If you are interested in receiving further information on the symposium please return the attached preliminary reply form before 31 st of January 1995. The second circular will be distributed during May 1995.

The language at the Congress will be English.

Scientific Programme
The symposium will include oral contributions and poster sessions. It is planed to avoid simultaneous sessions. The preliminary scientific programme includes nine different sections:

A. Systematics
B. Morphology
C. Ecology
D. Chemistry
E. Changes of Environment and Conservation
F. Resynthesis and Coltivation
G. Lichens of High Mountains
H. Photobionts
I. Lichens in the Tropics

Scientific Sessions
An estimated 20 minutes, comprising a 15 minutes lecture and a 5 minutes discussion will be allowed for each lecture.

Contributed Papers
Contributed papers may be accepted either as lectures or as posters depending on the decision of the convenors.

Travel and Accomodations
Salzburg can be reached by train and by air. There is the possibility to arrive by air in Vienna (Austria) or in Munich (Germany) and take the regional train to Salzburg.
All the symposium partecipants can be offered hotel accomodation in modern student dormitories wich are used as hotel during summer time for a reasonable price. Camping accomodation is also available

Congress Fee
The Congress Fee will be estimated at 2.200.-- ATS (approximately equal to 220.-- $) for full members and 1.100.-- ATS for students.

Four different excursions are offered before and after the Congress. Details will be presented in the second circular.

All correspondence and inquiries should be adressed to the scientific secretariat:

Dr. Roman T|rk
University of Salzburg, Institute of Plant Physiology
Hellbrunnerstr. 34
A - 5020 Salzburg, Austria

Telephone Nat.: 0662 8044 5588; 0662 8044 5559
Telephone Int.: +43 662 8044 5588;  +43 662 8044 5559
Fax: +43 662 8044 5010
E-mail: tuerk at

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