As part of the International Year of Caves & Karst (IYCK) the UIS has organised an event that is being hosted by UNESCO in Paris on Monday 13th September. The meeting covers aspects of cave conservation and protection, and is being chaired by Dr. George Veni, Executive Director of National Cave and Karst Research Institute (NCKRI), and President of UIS. Other speakers include the BCRA Chair Prof. John Gunn, Prof Fadi Nader (Utrecht Univ) and Dr. Nadja Zupan Hajna from the karst research institute in Slovenia.
There is more information on the event and the speakers in the attached pdf.
If you would like to listen to any of the talks they are being recorded and will be available on YouTube: https://tinyurl.com/YearofCavesAndKarstLive