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100 YEARS ANNIVERSARY OF THE ORGANISED HUNGARIAN SPELEOLOGY
« on: November 05, 2009, 04:06:34 pm »

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100 YEARS ANNIVERSARY OF THE 
ORGANISED HUNGARIAN SPELEOLOGY

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE



7-9. May 2010
Budapest




 


Magyar Karszt- és Barlangkutató Társulat
Hungarian Speleological Society
Ungarische Gesellschaft für Karst- und Höhlenforschung


Pusztaszeri út 35.
H-1025 Budapest
Hungary/Ungarn




Tel.: 36-1-346 0494; tel./fax: 36-1-346 0495
E-mail: mkbt@t-online.hu
 
On the basis of the success of the archaeological exploration in the Bükk Mountains in 1906 the Speleological Committee was set up by the Hungarian Geological Society on the 28th of January 1910. The Hungarian Speleological Society as the successor of the Speleological Committee wishes to commemorate the occasion and also the important persons and exploration successes of the last 100 years by organising an international conference.


Date has been changed!

On the request of the Fédération Spéléologique Européenne and the similar date of the Pseudokarst Symposium in Germany we have changed the date of the conference!
The new date is: 7-9. May 2010.

The site of the conference:
   GEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF HUNGARY
1143 Budapest
Stefánia út 14.


 


The sites and dates of the pre- and post-excursion have been also changed!



 

PROGRAM


PRELIMINARY PROGRAM OF THE CONFERENCE

Conference: 7–9 May (Friday–Sunday)

7th May (Friday)
Opening ceremony
        Papers on the 100 years of Hungarian Cave Explorations
Welcome party and Speleo Movies

8–9th  May (Saturday–Sunday)
Previously announced presentations with free chosen subjects
Afternoon-Evening – Visiting Szemlő-hegyi and Pál-völgyi show caves
Evening: Closing party at the Pál-völgyi Cave

During the conference trips into non-show caves of the Buda thermal karst ((Pál-völgyi Cave, Mátyás-hegyi Cave, Ferenc-hegyi Cave)will be possible.

The detailed program depends on the announced papers.

                                               



PRELIMINARY PROGRAM OF THE POST-EXCURSIONS

Northern Hungary
A/1) 10–15th  May (Monday–Saturday)
Visits to show and non-show caves and excursions on the surface on the territory of the Bükk Mountain and Aggtelek National Park :

Bükk:
Show caves: Szent István Cave, Anna Cave
Caving trips: István-lápa Cave, Szepesi-Láner Cave-system, Kiskőháti Shaft, Fekete Cave
Trips on the surface: The most important prehistoric caves in the Bükk Mountain
Cave Bath: Cave Lake of Miskolctapolca

Aggtelek-Karst:
Show caves: Baradla Cave, Vass Imre Cave, Rákóczi Cave, Földvári Aladár Cave
Caving trips: Béke Cave, Kossuth Cave, Meteor Cave, Vecsembükki Pot Hole, Almási Shaft, Szabó-pallagi Shaft
Trips on the surface:  The most beautiful sites of the Aggteleki Karst

Trans-Danubien:
A/2) 10–15th  May (Monday–Saturday)
Visits to show and non-show caves and excursions on the surface on the territory of the Balaton Upland National Park and the Duna-Drava National Park.

Balaton Upland National Park:
Show caves: Lake Cave of Tapolca, Lóczy Cave
Caving trips: Csodabogyós Cave, Cserszegtomaj Cave, Szentgáli-Stonehole
Trips on the surface: On the most beautiful site of the Balaton Highlands and the Bakony Mountain
Bath: Hévíz

Mecsek:
Show cave: Abaliget Cave, Nagyharsány Cristal Cave
Caving trips: Cave of the Mészégető Dwell, Trió Cave, Szuadó Cave,
Spirál Cave
Trips on the surface: On the karst surface of the Mecsek and Villány Mountain


For the conference any subjects on cave exploration and research are welcomed, but the organisers hold responsibility for accepting or rejecting any papers. Time duration of one paper is 15 min. The abstracts of the papers will be presented before the conference, the proceedings with the complete papers will be published after it.. The language of the papers: English, Hungarian .
Exhibition during the conference:
– Posters on the Great  Persons of the Hungarian Speleology
– The archaeological results and caves that started the Hungarian Cave Explorations
–  The most significant cave explorations of the last 100 years.

On request there will be stands to sell caving equipments, books etc. during the conference.


   PRELIMINARY REGISTRATION FEES
The participation fee may change according to the Forint/Euro currency rate.


Payment   
Till 31. Dec. 2009.   
On the site
   Forint   Euro   Forint   Euro

Full participants   18 000   65   24 000   90

Accompanying person   9 000   35   12 000   45
Stand   15 000   55   20 000   75
Excursions
A1 Registration fee    15 000   55   20 000   75
A2 Registration fee    15 000   55   20 000   75

The fee of the full participants includes the followings:
•   Taking part in the conference
•   Receiving the proceedings of the papers
•   Participating in the welcome party on Friday and Closing party on Saturday
•   Refreshments in the breaks of the sessions
•   Entry fees of the show caves
•   Fees of the caving trips

The fee of the accompanying person includes the followings:
•   Participating in the welcome party on Friday and Closing party on Saturday
•   Entry fees of the caving trips



DEADLINES

Final registration  of papers    31. 12. 2009.
Sending of summaries   15. 02. 2010. 
Sending of  final program

   31. 03. 2010.

 
Please transfer the registration fee to the following account:
   K&H Bank
Account holder: Magyar Karszt- és Barlangkutató Társulat
   Account Number: : 10200830-32310384-00000000
   IBAN Number: HU26 1020 0830 3231 0384 0000 0000
   Bank reference number: 0500-140518-100

 
Accomodations
There are a lot of accommodations with different categories at Budapest, but we suggest the followings close to the site of the conference:
Danubius Hotel Arena   
Ifjúság útja 3.
XIV. kerület, Budapest, Hungary
http://www.danubiushotels.com/en/our_hotels/hungary/budapest/danubius_hotel_arena#

Híd Hotel 
Szobránc u. 10-12, 14. Zugló, 1143 Budapest
http://www.hoteltelnet.hu/en/hotel-hid-budapest/

Pension Dominik Hostel 
Cházár András u. 3.
1146 Budapest
http://www.ohb.hu/dominik/index.en.html


 


 
POST-EXCURSIONS
 


Registration fees of the post-excursions:
   15 000 Ft, that is includes the costs of the guide during the caving trips and the entry fees of the show caves.
Participants without any vehicle the transport costs 20 000 Ft, it can be reduced depending on the number of the participants.
Meals have to be organised individually.
Accommodation
at camp-site: cca. 2000 Ft/person/night
at tourist hostel: cca. 3-5000 Ft/person/night

Detailed information about the trips and caves will be found soon on the conference website!