Welcome to Herlandia - ICYG 2016

17th International conference of young geologists 2016 will take place in April 14th - 16th in Svätý Jur, Slovak Republic. The conference brings the opportunity for students and young geologists to present their scientific results and compare with their colleagues from other countries. The conference venue is rotating between Košice region - Herľany, Bratislava region and southern Poland region. This year we are in Svätý Jur, Bratislava region.

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Workshop - Gemmology used in practice

led by: Dr. Jana Fridrichová & assoc. prof. Peter Bačík
April 13th

Scientific board

  • dr hab. inż. Maciej Manecki, prof. AGH

    AGH University, Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection
  • Mgr. Julian Kondela, PhD.

    Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnologies, Technical University Kosice
  • Prof. RNDr. Pavel Uher, CSc.

    Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University Bratislava

Conference details

2nd circular


Online registration:
Abstract submission:
February 15th
Abstract revision:
March 15th
Conference fee: 125 EUR
Conference fee payment:
March 15th /bank transfer/


Detailed program (PDF)
List of the presentations (PDF)
Conference language
English - primary
Slovak, Polish, Czech, Russian - for MSc and BSc students only /*slides should be written in English/

Oral presentation
10 minutes (+ 5 minutes discussion)
please note that no poster session will be opened

Abstracts will be published in Geology, Geophysics & Environment

Rudolf Mock Award

The best conference contribution will be awarded by Geological club Rudolf Mock Award. Contributions are evaluated by the Award Committee.

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Conference venue

ICYG 2016 is hosted at Hotel Eva in Svätý Jur, near Bratislava, Slovakia. The place is located about 20 km from Bratislava with good connections via bus or train. There are the parking slots available for conference participants next to the hotel.
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directions from Košice
directions from Bratislava
directions from Krakow

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