2010. 8th European Palaeobotanical and Palynology Conference

Invitation for the 8th European Palaeobotanical and Palynology Conference:

The Organizing Committee is delighted to invite you for the 8th European Palaeobotanical and Palynological Conference to be held in Budapest in 2010. The conference will be organized by the Hungarian Natural History Museum, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Eötvös Loránd University and the Hungarian Geological Society. The scientific sessions of the conference will cover all important issues of palaeobotany and palynology - the broad spectrum of subjects will guarantee an interesting scientific programme for everyone.

Pre- and post-conference field trips will show palaeobotanical localities as well as recent botanical and cultural sights. A 3-4 days fieldtrip will be organized to northeast Hungary, and two fieldtrips (2 and 3 days) to western Hungary.

Budapest is the capital and the most important scientific, cultural and historical centre of Hungary. The city is accessible easily by plane (international airport), train (IC and EC trains) and by bus or car from all European cities from all directions (e.g. from Vienna it takes no longer than 2,5 hours to reach Budapest by car or train). Budapest has a well-developed network of public transport including metros, buses and trams. The new building complex of the Eötvös Loránd University serves as an ideal conference venue with lecture halls providing all technical facilities (projection equipment, internet access, etc.). For banquets, welcome parties, etc., the new building of the Natural History Museum is an excellent place. Housing facilities, with numerous hotels of various standard and price, all kinds of restaurants, with traditional Hungarian kitchen, as well as kitchen of other countries, snack bars fit to all pocket and taste. Various social events, tourist attractions and rich natural environment provide pleasant and interesting programme also for the accompanying participants. During the conference a short sightseeing tour will take place and several interesting programs will be offered for accompanying participants, e.g. a tour to the Hungarian Puszta.

 

Meeting organiser: Lilla Hably

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