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II GYPWORLD Workshop

II GYPWORLD Workshop

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Date(s) - 01/04/2019 - 05/04/2019
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II GYPWORLD Workshop

Reggio di Calabria, Italy,

1-4 April 2019

 

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Location
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Tentative Programme:

Date Session Expected Time
1/04/2019 Mid-term project review meeting 09:00-17:00 CET
2/04/2019 Welcome (Giovanni Spampinato/Rector?) 09:00-09:30 CET
2/04/2019 Key Speaker: Rebecca E. Drenovsky (Oberlin College, USA) 09:30-10:30 CET
2/04/2019 Oral Sessions 10:30-11:30 CET
2/04/2019 Coffee 11:30-12:00 CET
2/04/2019 Key Speaker: Juan Herrero (Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones 12:00-13:00 CET
2/04/2019 Poster Session 13:00-13:30 CET
2/04/2019 Lunch 13:30-14:30 CET
2/04/2019 Key Speaker: Adrián Escudero (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, SPAIN), 14:30-15:30 CET
2/04/2019 Oral Sessions 15:30-16:00 CET
2/04/2019 Key Speaker: Mehdi Abedi (Tarbiat Modares University, IRAN) 16:00-17:00 CET
3/04/2019 Key Speaker: Mike Lyons (Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, AUSTRALIA) 09:00-10:00 CET
3/04/2019 Key Speaker: Aran Luzuriaga (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, SPAIN) 10:00-11:00 CET
3/04/2019 Coffee 11:00-11:30 CET
3/04/2019 Key Speaker: Sara Palacio (Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones 11:30-12:30 CET
3/04/2019 Presentation of the excursion on the Sicilian gypsum: Giulia Madonia & Salvatore Pasta 12:30-13:20 CET
3/04/2019 Close 13:20-13:30 CET
3/04/2019 Field trip to gypsum outcrops in Sicily Expected Time TBC
4/04/2019 Field trip to gypsum outcrops in Sicily. Expected Time TBC
4/04/2019 Return to Reggio di Calabria Expected Time TBC

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ORGANIZATION:

Giovanni Spampinato, Carmelo Maria Musarella.

 

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SECRETARY:

Carmelo Maria Musarella*, Serafino Cannavò.

*email: gypworkshop.italy2019@gmail.com

*Phone number: +393409035770

 

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LOCATION:

 

The  workshop will take place at the “Residenza di Merito” of the Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, located in Via Roma n ° 6. The field trip  will be in Sicily.

How to get to Reggio Calabria.

 

By Air: The city is served by the Aeropoprto dello Stretto “Tito Minniti”, at only 7 minutes by car from the city center. Currently there are only domestic flights to Reggio Calabria from Milan Linate, Rome Fiumicino and Turin Caselle.

For more information, please visit:

https://reggiocalabriaairport.it/

The International airport of Lamezia Terme is 1 h 19 min from Reggio Calabria (with a distance of 126 km). The airport has international and  national flights. It is connected to Reggio Calabria city by train and bus.

For more information, please visit:

https://lameziaairport.it/

The International airport of Catania (Sicily) is more o less 3 h from Reggio Calabria (with a distance of133 km). It has more international flights than Lamezia Terme airport and more national flights. It is connected to Reggio Calabria city by train and bus. It is preferable take a bus from the terminal of Catania to Messina (Sicily) and then cross the Strait of Messina with a hydrofoil connecting to the Reggio Calabria port, in the center of the city.

For more information, please visit:

http://www.aeroporto.catania.it/

 

By train: Reggio Calabria is connected to the national rail system by direct high-speed trains from Roma Termini and from Milano Centrale (going by other major Italian stations) arriving in the city center at the station of Reggio Calabria Centrale or Reggio Calabria Lido. The company that operates such transport is Trenitalia. Book well in advance to find discounted prices.

For more information, please visit:

http://www.trenitalia.com.

 

By car: For those who decide to get to Reggio Calabria by car there are two possibilities.

1) From the North: Motorway A2 (Old name “A3 Salerno-Reggio Calabria” / New name “A2 Autostrada del Mediterraneo”),

2) from the south: State Road SS106 Jonica (Reggio Calabria-Taranto).

For travel information:

– Autostrade per l’Italia http://www.autostrade.it

– Cis – Travel information http://www.radio.rai.it/cciss/index.cfm

– ANAS Toll 800841148
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Accommodation:

The are a number of hotels and B&Bs to choose from near the location of the workshop. For example:

 

Hotel:

 

B&B:

 

 

 

Other options: for those who have different needs and wants please contact the organizing secretariat at:

gypworkshop.italy2019@gmail.com

 

If you would like to find out more about Reggio Calabria please see:

http://www.unirc.it/en/campuslife.php

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reggio_Calabria

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Tentative Programme
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Location
How to get to Reggio Calabria
Accommodation
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