The welcome evening will take place on Monday, October 9, 2017, from 6:30 p.m. in the GEO building at the campus of the University of Bayreuth. The event is included in the conference fee. Public transport is possible from Bayreuth central bus station (see How to get to the Campus).
The Conference Dinner will take place after the public Evening Lecture on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, from 8 p.m. in the new part of the university cafeteria/Mensa.
All tours are offered on Monday afternoon before the Icebreaker, free of charge. Please indicate your interest in a tour when registering online. Please use the Campus map to find your way (Campusplan as PDF / campus map in English).
The unique „Ökologisch-Botanischer Garten (ÖBG)“ on the campus of the University of Bayreuth invites participants of the conference to a free-of-charge visit of the greenhouses. Meeting point is in the ÖBG entrance hall.
- Monday, October 9, 2017, 4 p.m. -
(PD Dr. Elisabeth Obermaier, ÖBG)
Participants interested in palaeobotany are invited to a guided tour through the Paläobotanische Sammlung Stiftung Rossmann, a collection of silicified wood (mainly Upper Triassic of Franconia) and other fossilized plants. It is situated on the University Campus in a conservatory adjacent to the Botanical Garden ("PBS" in Campus map). Meeting point is at the entrance.
- Monday, October 9, 2017, 5 p.m. -
(PD Dr. Klaus-Martin Moldenhauer, Geomorphology Chair)
The Bayerisches Geoinstitut (BGI) situated on the campus of the University of Bayreuth offers a short guided tour through its laboratories for interested participants, including the unique high pressure installations. The tour starts in the BGI entrance hall.
- Monday, October 9, 2017, 6 p.m. -
(Prof. Dan Frost and Dr. Florian Heidelbach, BGI)