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CFP: 19th Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research

<from the INQUA website>
XIX INQUA Congress
Quaternary Perspectives on Climate Change, Natural Hazards and Civilization
27 July – 2 August, 2015, in Nagoya, Japan

The knowledge gained from Quaternary research, particularly from past records of unusual events and abrupt changes, is invaluable for understanding nature and taking appropriate actions to mitigate natural risks. Scientists involved in Quaternary studies must generously contribute their knowledge to help minimize the effects of disasters from hazardous natural processes.

Nagoya Castle

Once every four years, Quaternary researchers from all over the world meet at the INQUA Congress to exchange the latest research results and develop agendas for the years to come. In 2015, the Congress will take place in Nagoya, Japan. The Nagoya Congress Center (NCC), the venue, is the largest conference facility in central Japan. Nagoya is located between Tokyo and Osaka, connected to both cities by super-express trains (Shinkansen) departing every ten minutes. Kyoto and Nara, former capitals, Lake Biwa, and the Japan Alps are located within easy access of Nagoya.

INQUA

The Congress program will address the themes of the Commissions during 6 days of oral and poster sessions, plenary presentations, and side meetings. The scientific program will be garnished with social events at scenic spots, and of course, in the tradition of INQUA Congresses, with attractive field trips before, during, and after the Congress week.

September 2014:
Call for scientific abstracts open

20 December 2014:
Deadline for abstract submission and financial support submission

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This entry was posted on November 19, 2014 by in Call for Submissions, Events and Meetings.
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