Geoconference-2012: Circular 2

Dear Colleagues,

Thank you for your response to the First Circular! The registration for the conference will continue till May 15, 2012. You are welcome to participate!

Conference Venue: Main building of SPbGU at the bank of the Neva River in the center of St.Petersburg (7-9, Universitetskaya nab., Map).

Registration fee:
The registration fee is set at 100 EUR. The fee covers publication of conference materials, the author’s copy, souvenirs, refreshments and the trip to Duderhof Heights.


Saint-Peterburg branch
IBAN 40703978022123000001
Beneficiary Name: “IPK “Applied ecology”

Please, indicate your full name and note «Geomorphology of polar regions» as posting text in the transfer documents.


The Organizing Committee will send a formal invitation letter to those participants who need a visa to enter Russian Federation. Before a formal invitation letter can be provided from the Organizing Committee the following personal information is needed: FULL NAME, DATE OF BIRTH, PASSPORT NUMBER and COPIES OF THE FIRST PAGE (or page with the picture) OF THE PASSPORT. Those participants who will need invitation letter, please send the above mentioned information before May 15thas an attached file via e-mail to

Oral and poster presentations:

Colleagues are invited to submit abstracts relevant to the topic of the Conference. The language of the Conference will be English and Russian. Time for every oral presentation will be 15 minutes and 5 minutes for discussion. Slide, overhead and multimedia projectors will be available. Poster boards are 1.2 m high and 1.5 m wide.


Abstracts will be published in special conference volume and should not exceed 3 A4 pages (12 pt, single line spacing), including figures and references (see guidelines below). Deadline for abstract submission is May 15th. Please, send abstracts (in .doc or .rtf format) via e-mail to


After the three days of conference you can take part in various field-trips and excursions after the close of the Conference, on September 13-17. If you are interested in participation, please let us know which excursions you would like to take part in:

  • One-day field trip to Duderhof Heights, the highest point near Saint Petersburg at 176 m.

  • Visit Valaam Island with famous Valaam Monastery in Karelia region.

  • Peterhof (fountains show, September 14 or 15).

  • The Hermitage.

  • Field workshop of INQUA Peribaltic Working Group: Valday National Park in Novgorod region. Biospheric reservation of UNESCO (from 2004). (*The number of participants is limited).

The registration fee does not cover the cost of travel to the place of the conference, accommodation and excursions except the field-trip to Duderhof Heights.

Details and costs of the field trips and excursions will be available for review after the end of registration.

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