International Mine Water Association VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava Charles University, Faculty of Science T. G. Masaryk Water Research Institute Česká asociace hydrogeologů, Czech Association of Hydrogeologists International Association of Hydrogeologists Parthership for Acid Drainage Remediation in Europe Masaryk University Brno International Association of Hydrological Sciences, International Commission on Groundwater International Atomy Energy Agency


Congress Programme

Outline of the congress programme

Sunday, June 1, 2008: bus transfer from Prague (airport and hotels) to Karlovy Vary (optional)

Sunday, June 1, 2008: pre-registration during late afternoon, evening: Welcome Drink

Monday, June 2, 2008:
- Opening Session
- technical sessions: oral presentations
- Executive Council Meeting

Tuesday, June 3, 2006:
- technical sessions: oral presentations
- technical Excursion (Sokolov lignite open pit mine)

Wednesday, June 4, 2008:
- technical sessions: oral presentations
- General Assembly
- Dinner (Loket castle)

Thursday, June 5, 2006:
- technical sessions: oral presentations
- Closing Ceremony

Thursday, June 5, 2008, late afternoon: bus transfer from Karlovy Vary to Prague (airport and hotels) (optional)

Friday, June 6, 2008, early morning: bus transfer from Karlovy Vary to Prague (airport and hotels) (optional)

Friday, June 6, 2008, Post congress field trip (optional) Most lignite district, Teplice Spa (conflict of mining and mineral water protection)

Saturday, June 7, 2008 Post congress field trip (optional) Stráž - former center of huge mining operations for uranium and Konopiště castle

Oral presentations

Regular oral presentations: 20 minutes (suggested 15 + 5 min discussion/questions)

Outline of poster sessions

The poster presentations will be organized as follows:
1) there will be two poster sessions, each one day long;
2) poster session 1: Mon (2 June), poster session 2: Wed (4 June);
3) the posters are on display in the same space as the coffee break (on the gallery of the congress hall in the Thermal Hotel);
4) The maximum size of the posters is A0 (width about 0.90 m, height about 1.20 m). The posters should be prepared in vertical (portrait) direction.