Event Date/Time: Jun 03, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Jun 15, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Sep 30, 2008
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Description

The Marine PalaeoBiogeography Working Group (MPB) and the Instituto Português de Malacologia (IPM) are happy to announce the joint organization of the 2nd Atlantic Islands Neogene, International Congress (AINIC) and the 5th Congress of the European Malacological Societies (CEMS), to be held at Ponta Delgada, São Miguel Island (Azores, Portugal) on 2-6 September 2008. The previous edition of the AINIC Congress was held in the Azores, Portugal (2006) - 1st AINIC, 2006.
The 2nd AINIC - Atlantic Islands Neogene, International Congress will be held on 'Aula Magna', nearby the 'Complexo Científico' of the University of the Azores, at Ponta Delgada (São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal).
The congress is open to all contributions in the field of palaeontology and may also host further symposia or session proposals.

Supporting Organization:

Institutional Organizers:
Marine PalaeoBiogeography Working Group (MPB) of the University of the Azores (DB/UAç);

Chairman: António Manuel de Frias Martins (MPB; DBUAç; CIBIO-Pólo Açores) - PORTUGAL;

Vice-Chairman
Sérgio Ávila (MPB; DBUAç; IMAR-DOP/UAç) - PORTUGAL;

Andreas Kroh (NHM Vienna) - AUSTRIA;

Scientific Committee:
António Manuel de Frias Martins (MPB; DBUAç; CIBIO-Pólo Açores) - PORTUGAL;
Sérgio Ávila (MPB; DBUAç; IMAR-DOP/UAç) - PORTUGAL;
Patrícia Madeira (MPB) - PORTUGAL;
Carlos Marques da Silva (FCUL) - PORTUGAL;
Mário Cachão (FCUL) - PORTUGAL;
Fabrizio Cecca (UPMC) - FRANCE;
Andreas Kroh (NHM Vienna) - AUSTRIA;
Michael Kirby (FMNH) - U.S.A.

Organizing Committee:
Sérgio Ávila (MPB; DBUAç; IMAR-DOP/UAç) - PORTUGAL;
Patrícia Madeira (MPB) - PORTUGAL;
Javier Jordana (CIRN - UAç) - PORTUGAL;
António Manuel de Frias Martins (MPB; DBUAç; CIBIO-Pólo Açores) - PORTUGAL.

Venue

Additional Information

Registration: http://www.euromalac2008.org/ainic2_reg.html Congress registration fees before / after 15 June 2008: - Full registration: 100 / 130 € - Student: 60 / 90 € * - Accompanying person: 50 / 75 € ** *proof of status required; ** no documentation; Fees include registration in both 2nd AINIC and 5th CEMS, abstract book of both congresses (except accompany person), icebreaker, coffee breaks, drinks and the wine/beer/degustation poster reception. The Congress Excursion to 'Furnas' lake (thursday) and the Congress dinner (Friday) are not included. The price of the Congress closing dinner will be of 55 € per participant.