program

Venue

The conference will take place in the halls of ZRC SAZU and SAZU in the center of Ljubljana. Oral presentations will be held in the main hall of SAZU, Novi trg 3. All talks will be plenary; no parallel sessions will be organized. Posters will be displayed in the Atrium of ZRC SAZU, Novi trg 2. All posters will be left on display for the four days of the conference.

Presentations and abstracts

Each attendee can be the presenter on up to two posters and one talk (either as first author or as a presenting coauthor). Abstracts will be limited to two pages including references, tables and figures; a template with detailed instructions will be posted on the InterRad 16 website. Acceptance of communications as talk or poster, as well as the duration of talks will depend on the number of contributions and will be determined when the abstract submission is completed.

Language

English will be the official language of the conference.

Program Outline

DateTimeEvents
September 9–12,
Thursday to Sunday
4 days
(3 overnights)
Pre-conference excursion A to the Northern Calcareous
Alps, Austria
September 12,
Sunday
EveningArrival; Registration and Ice Breaker Party
September 13,
Monday
Morning and afternoonOpening ceremony, oral presentations, poster session and Paleozoic Working Group session
September 14,
Tuesday
Morning and afternoon;

evening
Oral presentations, poster session, Mesozoic and Cenozoic Working Group sessions
Welcome Party
September 15,
Wednesday
Whole dayMid-conference excursions B1 and B2
September 16,
Thursday
Morning and afternoon;

evening
Oral presentations, poster session, business meeting,
closing ceremony;
Farewell Party
September 17–21,
Friday to Tuesday
5 days
(4 overnights)
Post-conference excursion C to the southern Dinarides,
Montenegro

Sessions

CodeSessionConveners
S1Taxonomy, biostratigraphy and paleoecology of Paleozoic radiolarians. Special session in memory of Martial CARIDROIT (1957–2019)Taniel DANELIAN, Patrick DE WEVER and Paula NOBLE
S2Taxonomy, biostratigraphy and paleoecology of Mesozoic radiolarians. 
S3Taxonomy, biostratigraphy and paleoecology of Cenozoic radiolarians. 
S4Radiolarians from mountain belts and past oceansPeter O. BAUMGARTNER and Nevenka DJERIĆ
S5Radiolarian systematics, biochronology and evolution 
S6Radiolarians in contemporary ecosystemsTristan BIARD and Fabrice NOT
S7Geometry of radiolarian skeletonsAtsushi MATSUOKA
S8History of radiolarian researchPatrick DE WEVER

The sessions S2, S3 and S5 are provisional and will be modified according to the submitted abstracts. If you are interested in convening any of the above sessions or would like to propose another session, please, send an e-mail to interrad2020@zrc-sazu.si.

Proceedings

The following journals have offered to publish a special issue with contributions presented at InterRad 16:

  1. Revue de Micropaléontologie, https://www.journals.elsevier.com/revue-de-micropaleontologie, Guest Editors: Špela Goričan, Luis O’Dogherty and Taniel Danelian
  2. Ofioliti, https://www.ofioliti.it/index.php/ofioliti, Guest Editors: Marco Chiari and Atsushi Matsuoka
  3. Folia biologica et geologica, https://ojs.zrc-sazu.si/folia_bio_geo/index, Guest Editors: Aleksander Horvat, Tim Cifer and Špela Goričan

The deadline for the submission of manuscripts will be after September 2020 and will be decided at the business meeting of InterRad 16 in Ljubljana.