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FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

Abstract
submission:
December
31-st 2017
Confirmation
of the abstracts:
March
31-st 2018
Final
contribution:
July
31-th, 2018
Early birds
up to:
October
15-th, 2018
Registration
closing date:
May
1
-st, 2019
DOBRUJA
HYPOGEA
International Congress of Speleology in Artificial Cavities 2019
POINTS OF INTEREST
Artificial Cavities:
 Old mines
 Rock cut structures
 Monasteries & Churches
 Underground Quarries
 Derange Channels
 Catchments & Qanats
 Study &Survey
 Protection
 Rehabilitation
 Socialization
Dear Colleagues,
The first International Congress of Speleology in Artificial Cavities; HYPOGEA 2015 was held in
Rome / Italy during March 11-15, 2015 . The second one - HYPOGEA 2017 took place in ÜrgüpCappadocia
/ Turkey during March 6-10, 2017. The 3-rd edition of HYPOGEA congress will be
held in Bulgaria from 20 to 25 May 2019.
This important event will be organized by Bulgarian Caving Society in collaboration with different
Bulgarian regional museums of history and scientific institutions and under the patronages
of International Union of Speleology in the face of its Commission of Artificial Cavities, Balkan
Speleological Union , HYPOGEA Federation – Italy and Municipality of Dorbrich City, Bulgaria.
This speleological congress is dedicated to the 90 - th anniversary of organized speleology in
Bulgaria.
Date and venue
HYPOGEA’ 2019 will be held in Dobrich City in May 20 -25 2019. During and after the Congress
there will be several excursions to various artificial cavities, rock monasteries and churches, cave
dwellings in North – East Bulgaria.
Goals & Objectives of the event
The main object of HYPOGEA 2019 Congress is to continue the tradition to gather together the
explorers of artificial cavities all over the world, which beginning was put in Roma and continue
during the second edition of the congress in Capadocia - Turkey. The second, but not the last
goal of the Congress is to increase dialogue and encourage the collaboration among the nonprofessional
and professional explorers of artificial cavities and to provide an opportunity for
members of the community to share their experiences under exploration and study of underground
cavities and to promote the preservation of subterranean historical and cultural heritage.
Working language: English
Focuses of the discussions:
 Results of the exploration of different kind of objects in accordance of their type, origin
and use;
 Historical, cultural and economic importance of the artificial cavities;
 Hazards, protection , remediation and rehabilitation;
 Technics for collecting of scientific information, cave mapping, visualization and interpretation
of obtained data;
 General matters concerning artificial cavities.

DEADLINES
The contributions are expected in English language and can be presented orally (max. 12 min. +
3 min. discussion) or as a poster, based upon a selection by the Scientific Committee.
In order to ensure distribution of the proceedings during the Congress, the above deadlines
will be strictly maintained.
Contact email:
hypogea@bgcave.org
The website will be available
soon !
We kindly request your
attendance and your help to
share this information
among your colleagues !
Organising Committee
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