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Dates:
03.01 - 05.01.2018  
Venue:
Plymouth, UK
Contact person:
Caroline Clason, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website:
https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats...

The Quaternary Research Association (QRA) Annual Discussion Meeting will be held at the University of Plymouth, UK, from 3-5 January 2018.

Description

The overarching theme of the 2018 meeting is data/model inter-comparison, and abstract submissions are welcome that fall within scientific themes including:
- Climate modelling and palaeoclimate reconstructions
- Glacial system modelling and glacial geomorphology
- Long-term ecology, ecological processes and biodiversity
- Human/environment interactions including refining & testing models of anthropogenic land cover change
- Palaeohydrology and long-term landscape evolution
- Past and future sea-level change

Speakers

The confirmed keynote speakers at this year’s meetings are:
- Chris Clark (Sheffield)
- Marie-Jose Gaillard-Lemdahl (Linnaeus)
- Roland Gehrels (York)
- Marie-France Loutre (Bern)
- Susan Ivy Ochs (ETH Zurich)

Photo competition

All attendees of the QRA Annual Discussion Meeting 2018 are invited to submit up to three photos on the theme of Quaternary Science to the photo competition. The photos will be judged by a panel at Plymouth University, and the shortlisted images (including the winner) will be on display throughout the conference. Please email all photo submissions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 31 October.

Deadlines

The abstract deadline has been extended until 12 noon on 3 November.

Early-bird registration rates for both regular and postgraduate delegates will be available until 8 November, by which time delegates will have been informed about their presentation allocation (talk/poster).

Conference dinner

The conference dinner will be held in the National Marine Aquarium on 4 January, tickets for which can be purchased during online registration. There will also be an optional field trip to Kent's Cavern and Hope's Nose raised beach on 6 January.

Further information

For more information, and to register and submit an abstract, please visit https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/qra-annual-discussion-meeting-2018, and follow on Twitter @QRA2018 for updates.

If you have enquiries about the conference please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or contact the meeting organiser, Caroline Clason: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.