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17th Congress of the Slovak Geographical Society 24th Congress of the Czech Geographical Society
 
September 4-8, 2018 Bratislava


IN(DE)CREASINGGEOGRAPHY?
 
2nd circular


Dear colleagues,

Is our honor to invite you to the 17th Cogress of the Slovak Geographical Society and 24th Congress of the Czech Geographical Society. Conference as a result of Czech and Slovak cooperation will take place in Bratislava from September 4 to September 9, 2018 (including excursions on 7th-8th September 2018).
In the second circular we provide you with more detailed information.


Venue of the conference: Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Comenius University in Bratislava, Ilkovičova 6, 842 15 Bratislava, Slovakia
Contacts:
prof. RNDr. Ladislav Tolmáči, PhD.
doc. RNDr. František Križan, PhD.
Department of Regional Geography, Protection and Planning of the Landscape
Faculty of Natural Sciences of the Comenius University in Bratislava
Ilkovičova 6, 842 15 Bratislava, Slovakia
e-mail 1: ladislav.tolmaci@uniba.sk
e-mail 2: frantisek.krizan@uniba.sk


Preliminary programm Thematic areas of the conference
Tuesday, September 4
  • 09.00 - 13.00: Registration of participants
  • 10.00: Exposure of professor Lukniš and professor Lauko memorial boards
  • 10.15: ČGS main board and SGS executive committee sessions
  • 13.00: Opening ceremony
  • 13.45: Plenary lecture 1
  • 14.30: Plenary lecture 2
  • 15.15: Plenary lecture 3
  • 16.30 - 18.30: Sessions
Wednesday, September 5
  • 09.00: Sessions
  • 12.00: Lunch
  • 13.30: Sessions
  • 16.00: General assembly of the SGS and ČGS
  • 19.00: Congress dinner
Thursday, September 6
  • 09.00: Sessions
  • 12.00: Lunch
  • 13.30: Sessions
Friday, September 7
  • Excursions

At the conference we welcome contributions from a wide range of topics related to geography. Individual and collective papers would be aimed at current issues of geographical research.

Thematic areas of the conference (the number of registered conference papers):

  • Theoretical geography and geographical thought (7)
  • Natural environment and its changes (9)
  • Geomorphological processes and sjp tructures (11)
  • Applied geography (4)
  • Historical geography (4)
  • Political geography (10)
  • Population, mobility and migration (9)
  • In(de)creasing cities and countryside (9)
  • Places and regions – development and planning (19)
  • Economy and transport (10)
  • Services and tourism (12)
  • Geographers and geography in the society (including didactics of geography) (19)
  • Religious landscape in the postsecular era (4)
  • Geography of disability (5)
  • Posters (12)


 


Conference deadlines:

31 July 2018 Abstracts submission deadline
General abstract submission information

Proposals for contributions or posters will be placed by the organizers in the sections (based on the chosen topics). The maximum abstract size is 300 words. The length of submissions should not exceed 10 minutes. All suggestions articles are submitted via an electronic registration system available at registrácia


Registration fees (€)
 Participant category Ends July 31 Onsite
 Member of SGS/ČGS 120 140
 Non-Member of SGS/ČGS 130 150
 Student 60 70
 Teacher of primary/secondary school 120 140
 One Day Conference Fees - 50
 

Account name: Slovenská geografická spoločnosť pri SAV, Štefánikova 49, 814 73 Bratislava
IČO: 00178721
Account number: 0011456230/0900
Account number (IBAN): SK30 0900 0000 0000 1145 6230
BIC (SWIFT): GIBASKBX
VS (variable symbol): 181724
Slovenská sporiteľňa, a.s.
Tomášikova 48, 832 37 Bratislava

The full registration fee includes: participation in a conference program, conference refreshments, social evening, abstracts and conference materials.
Participation payments can be made by bank transfer or in cash on site.



 


Suggested accommodation:

Excursions

Excursions are also part of the program, which we invite you to. You can choose one by sending an email to ladislav.tolmaci@uniba.sk

Excursion A (September 7, 2018)
Podunajsko region - in the footsteps of great Slovak geographers (Trnava, Nitra, Zlaté Moravce and Modra). Arrival to Bratislava in the evening until 20.00 (8 p.m.)
Price 50 € (transport, snacks, dinner and wine tasting).
Excursion B (7th - 8th September 2018)
Day 1: Podunajsko region - in the footsteps of great Slovak geographers (Trnava, Nitra, Zlaté Moravce and Modra). Geographic joyful evening and farewell to the one day excursion participants. Accommodation in the Small Carpathians mountain.
Day 2: Záhorie region - in the footsteps of great Slovak geographers (Brezová pod Bradlom, Myjava, White Carpathians mountain and Skalica). Arrival to Bratislava at 20.00 (8 p.m.)
Price 120 € (transport, snacks, dinners, wine tasting and slivovica (slivovitz) tasting, accommodation).

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