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Thursday, 18 November

10:00-10:30 Opening ceremony

Regular talks

10:30-10:45 Conflicting priorities and concepts in nannoplankton taxonomy
Jeremy Young

10:45-11:00 Foraminiferal organic linings: Emerging phylogenetic trends and research challenges
Jarosław Tyszka

11:00-11:15 A planktonic foraminifera taxonomical puzzle: The case of Miocene Sphaerodinellopsis kochi
Alessio Fabbrini

11:15-11:30 Evolving ecology and morphology of Neogene planktonic Foraminifera
Grace Lamyman

11:30-11:45 Preliminary results from large-scale culturing experiments on N. pachyderma: Development of a proxy toolbox for polar ocean surface hydrography
Adele Westgård

11:45-12:30 Lunch break

12:30-13:15 The GSSP definition-pitfalls in multiproxies: An example from the Devonian
Ladislav Slavík

13:15-14:00 Calpionellids and calcareous nannofossils as a tools of the biostratigraphic correlation of Upper Jurassic–Lower Cretaceous sedimentary sequences of the Tethyan area
Daniela Reháková, Andrea Svobodová

14:00-14:45 Palynology, Rocks, and Earth’s History: A holistic approach
Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe

14:45-15:00 Coffee break

15:00-15:15 Planktonic Foraminifera records at Site IODP 1308 during the mid-Pleistocene transition (marine isotope stages 26 to 21).
Maryline Mleneck-Vautravers

15:15-15:30 Comparison of the calcareous nannofossils assemblages from different chalks for artworks provenance
Victory Jaques

15:30-15:45 Using silicon isotopes and diatom assemblages to assess nutrient cycling in the Bering Sea during the mid-Pleistocene transition
Savannah Worne

15:45-16:00 Palynofacies and thermal maturity studies of Kudu-3 Well, central Bida Basin, Nigeria
Jacinta Chukwuma-Orji

16:00-16:15 How useful are calcareous nannofossils for dating rocks? An example in the Northern Calcareous Alps, Austria
Ángela Fraguas

16:15-16:30 Planktonic Foraminifera size variation analysis: How choosing the wrong descriptor can lead to wrong assumptions
Jaime Yesid Suárez-Ibarra

16:30-16:45 Coffee break

16:45-18:30 TMS Annual General Meeting

Friday, 19 November

Regular talks

8:30-8:45 Late Miocene to Pleistocene calcareous nannofossil events from northeast Indian Ocean
Lopamudra Roy

8:45-9:00 Late Miocene calcareous nannofossils from Neil Island, northeast Indian Ocean
Stuti Saxena

9:00-9:15 Impact of radiolarians on Neil Island of Andaman and Nicobar Basin, northeast Indian Ocean
Rikee Dey

9:15-9:30 Palynology of evaporites: Case studies and a bright future ahead
Gil Machado

9:30-9:45 Microbioerosion on the Late Triassic to Middle Jurassic Foraminfera from the Dachstein limestones in Northern Calcareous Alps, Austria
Matic Rifl

9:45-10:00 Coffee break

10:00-10:45 Ecosystem responses in an ancient sister lake system from MIS 5 to present: The diatom record of lakes Ohrid and Prespa
Aleksandra Cvetkoska

10:45-11:30 End-Cretaceous extinction, recovery and radiation of the Paleocene-Eocene foraminifera: multiproxy data from the Western Carpathians
Ján Soták

11:30-12:15 Long lived lakes of the central Paratethys–hot spots of Miocene biodiversity
Radovan Kyška Pipík

12:15-13:00 Lunch break

Poster session 13:00 – 13:30

– Foraminiferal associations of Vienna Basin based on the borehole MZ 102
Jaroslava Babejová-Kmecová

– Microendolithic communities and BFO index in tests of Foraminifera from Western
Marta Kerkhoff

– Biostratigraphic and palaeoecological evaluation of planktonic and benthic Foraminifera
across the Albian–Cenomanian transition
Tímea Aranyi

– Global database of foraminiferal organic linings
Karolina Godos

– Morphological variation in the extant coccolithophore genus Palusphaera
Odysseus Archontikis

– Nutrient availability mediated response of eutrophic lake to climatic change at Late-
Glacial/Holocene transition–diatom record from Central Europe
Anna Tichá

– Calcareous nannofossil biostratigraphy of ‘Dan-01’ Well, offshore Niger Delta, South-South
Mayowa Ajayi

– Mg/Ca palaeotemperatures at the Early Eocene climatic optimum from Southern Atlantic Site
1263: Link to changes in planktic foraminiferal assemblages?
Antonella Gandolfi

– Reconstruction of the Upper Pleistocene–Holocene palaeoenvironment in the western
Mediterranean (Alboran Sea) based on dinoflagellate cysts records
Jihad Rachid

– Conjoined tests in epiphytic populations of Sorites: Insights into the occurrence of tests with
multiple proloculi in fusulinids
Susan Richardson

13:30-14:00 Breakout room discussions

Regular talks

14:00-14:15 Cenomanian biostratigraphy: A review
Mike Bidgood

14:15-14:30 Palaeoceanographic changes registered by planktonic Foraminifera across the
Cenomanian–Turonian OAE 2 at high latitudes (IODP U1516, SE Indian Ocean)
Maria Rose Petrizzo

14:30-14:45 Cenozoic climate regime drove spatial patterns in speciation and dispersal dynamics of planktonic Foraminifera
Adam Woodhouse

14:45-15:00 Impact of Early Eocene climatic optimum on planktic Foraminifera from Pacific Ocean: Morozovellids marked decline and change in coiling direction
Giulia Filippi

15:00-15:15 Foraminiferal and calcareous nannofossil resilience to the Middle Eocene climatic optimum as recorded from the Tethyan Baskil section (eastern Turkey)
Roberta D’Onofrio

15:15-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-15:45 Defining reference conditions and assessing anthropogenic effect on ecosystem quality in transitional waters, using benthic foraminiferal indices
Pheobe O’Brien

15:45-16:00 Late Miocene benthic Foraminifera from the Sinu-San Jacinto Basin (Northern Colombia) and their palaeoenvironmental implications
Sofía Barragán-Montilla

16:00-16:15 Size matters at the MSC-onset: Narrative of an adaptation
Francesco Pilade

16:15-16:30 Finite element analysis: A method to assess the impact of climate change on the structural integrity of benthic Foraminifera.
James Mulqueeney

16:30-16:45 Benthic Foraminifera oxygen and carbon isotopes offsets over the last 40,000 years as recorded in eastern tropical Pacific Site ODP 1242
Babette Hoogakker

16:45-17:15 Closing ceremony