Draft program

IUGS is working on a very enjoyable and interesting program that will include:

  • Presentations of some of the most relevant sites included in "The First 100"
  • Keynote lectures by global leaders on geological sciences.
  • Presentations of the IUGS Stone Heritage and Geocollection initiatives.
  • Workshop for discussion about the future development of the IUGS Geological Heritage Sites Program.
  • A big dedication ceremony for "The First 100" las a main event of the IUGS 60th anniversary celebration.

Monday. October 24th

Arrival of participants. Transfers from the airport

Tuesday. October 25th

Arrival of participants. Transfers from the airport

15:00

Registration

18:00

Institutional opening ceremony

18:30

Opening lecture (IUGS president)

19:00

Welcome cultural and gastronomic event

Wednesday. October 26th

8:30 – 9:00

Keynote lecture

9:00 - 11:00

"The First 100" scientific sessions

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 13:30

"The First 100" scientific sessions

13:30 – 15:30

Lunch

15:30 – 17:30

"The First 100" scientific sessions

17:30 – 18:30

IUGS medal presentations and keynote lecture

18:30 - 20:00

Guided tours to the Zumaia section IUGS Geological Heritage Site

Thursday. October 27th

8:30 – 9:00

Keynote lecture

9:00 - 11:00

"The First 100" scientific sessions

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 13:30

"The First 100" scientific sessions

13:30 – 15:30

Lunch

15:30 – 17:30

"The First 100" scientific sessions

17:30 – 18:30

Keynote lecture

18:30 - 20:00

Guided tours to the Zumaia section IUGS Geological Heritage Site

Friday. October 28th

8:30 – 9:00

Keynote lecture

9:00 - 11:00

"The First 100" scientific sessions

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 – 12:00

Keynote lecture

12:30 – 14:00

First 100 IUGS Global Geosites dedication ceremony (In the beach). Institutional event / Declaration of Zumaia / Cultural event

14:00 – 15:30

Final lunch

Departure of participants. Transfers to the airport: first transfer will arrive to Bilbao airport at 17.00 p.m if you need to leave earlier let us know in the registration process and we will do our best.