We have a great pleasure to invite everyone interested in different application of stable isotope techniques to the ESIR Isotope Workshop XV, which will take place on June, 23-27, 2019 in Lublin. Venue of the conference is the Victoria Hotel.
The conference is organized by the Mass Spectrometry Laboratory (Institute of Physics, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin), Polish Geological Institute (National Research Institute, Warsaw) and the Lublin Branch of the Polish Physical Society.
ESIR 2019 is the fifteenth Workshop of the ESIR, in a series of scientific events that started in 1992 in Lublin, Poland and continued with Książ, Poland (1994), Budapest, Hungary (1996), Portorož, Slovenia (1998), Kraków, Poland (2000), Tallinn, Estonia (2002), Seggauberg, Austria (2004), Leipzig, Germany (2005), Cluj-Napoca, Romania (2007), Złotniki Lubańskie, Poland (2009), Budapest, Hungary (2011), Freiberg, Germany (2013), Zadar, Croatia (2015) and Baile Govora, Romania (2017).
During the Conference we would like to discuss the following topics related to the field of isotope research:
♦ General Isotope Geochemistry
♦ Geology and Paleoclimatology
♦ Ecology and Environmental Research
♦ Methods and Instrumental Techniques
♦ Inert gas and Radiogenic Isotopes
♦ Isotopes in Biology and Medicine
♦ Other Application of Isotopes
The interdisciplinary nature of the conference presents a unique opportunity for the exchange of information and promotes both collaborative and personal relationships amongst its participants. It provides first-hand opportunities to report advancements and innovations in a highly critical and stimulating environment.
Scientific program of the conference will include plenary lectures, oral presentations and posters.
Lectures, oral presentations and posters during the Conference will be in English.
To encourage young scientists and PhD students to present their best contributions, a panel of scientific experts will select the best oral presentations and posters presented to be awarded in the competition for the Best Presentation and Best Poster.
The participants will have also the opportunity, after the scientific meetings, to visit several interesting places in Lublin, administrative center of the voivodship, the capital of the Lublin Region, home to 365 thousand inhabitants and the biggest town in Eastern Poland.
The great history of Lublin starts in 1317 when Lublin was granted municipal status. In 1474 Lublin became
the capital of the voivodship, a role it has continuously played to this day. During the years of the first Republic,
Lublin, which was centrally located, was inhabited by different nationalities and religious denominations
that constituted a rich and varied community. Lublin is an academic center recognized in Poland and abroad,
with a rich educational offer.
History of Lublin (Wikipedia)
Below you will find links to some WWW sites describing things to do in Lublin.
♦ Andrzej Pelc, firstname.lastname@example.org
♦ Artur Wójtowicz, email@example.com
♦ Karolina Marciszuk
♦ Beata Gebus-Czupyt
♦ Tomasz Pieńkos
♦ Andrzej Trembaczowski
♦ Jan Cytawa
♦ Patryk Gontarz
You can find here the programme in PDF format.
|9:00||Morning session||Morning session||Morning session|
|10:50||Coffee break||Coffee break|
|15:00||ESIR Assembly||City sightseeing||Afternoon session|
|16:00||Coffee break||Coffee break|
|16:30||Poster session||Afternoon session|
|Ice breaking party - barbecue on the roof of the Victoria Hotel||Conference dinner (the Victoria hotel)|
You can download here the book of abstracts of Isotope Workshop XV:Big size file (184 MB) suitable for printing
You may choose to send us an abstract or a manuscript of paper:
♦ Abstract: 1 to 2 pages
♦ Paper: max. 5 pages
In case you wish to submit a manuscript of short paper (3-5 pages), use the same abstract template and send it to the above e-mail address.
We are also pleased to announce that papers from ESIR 2019 may also be published in one of the publications below:
1. Lyell Collection Geological Society Publications
In order to proceed with organisation, please send a title and authors of contribution to Andrzej Pelc or Ana-Voica Bojar until May 1st, 2019.
Deadline for contribution submission will be discussed during the meeting.
2. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies journal.
All participants are invited to submit a manuscript for publication.
Papers will be subjected to normal peer review procedure by the publisher.
Poster boards are in portrait format with a dimension of A0 size. All the material necessary (pins and tacks) for attaching the poster to the poster board is available at the facility desks in the poster area (the poster boards are also suitable for using adhesive tapes).
The duration of oral presentations (except key-notes and presentations of the invited speakers) should be around
15 min + the time for questions and discussions (approx. 3 min).
The authors are kindly asked to upload their presentations before the actual time block of the session starts. A lecture room assistant will be available for any help. The notebook in the lecture room is equipped with the software of Windows 10, MS Office 2013, the newest version of Adobe Reader.
Dear Young Participants,
We announce the "Best poster presentation" and "Best oral presentation" competitions among those who are not older than 35 years. The jury will score the posters and presentations according to the following criteria (more or less the same as it was in the previous Workshops):
♦ overall impression
♦ clear description of the problem and the applied methods
♦ clear formulation of the conclusions
♦ background knowledge (members of the jury will ask questions to see how familiar the young researcher is with the topic of his/her poster)
The winners of the each competition will be awarded. The result of the competition will be announced during one of the conference dinners.
ESIR organizes a biannual Isotope Workshop always with special care to minimize participation costs and to promote of attendance of researchers from Central and Eastern Europe.
Fees for Isotope Workshop XV (2019) are:
|Early||230 €||200 €||170 €||150 €|
|Late (after April 15, 2019)||275 €||240 €||200 €||170 €|
* Members of ESIR and/or:
BASIS - Benelux Association for Stable Isotope Scientists
GASIR - Arbeitsgemeinschaft Stabile Isotope e.V. (ASI) / German Association for Stable Isotope Research
SFIS - Société Française des IsotopeS
SIMSUG - Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry User Group
SINA - Stable Isotope Network Austria
Registration fee covers: access to sessions, lunches and coffee breaks,
ice breaker party, conference dinner.
Registration fee does not cover accommodation.
The payment should be made in Euro (€). If you live in Poland, you can pay in Polish zloty (PLN), according to the table below.
Fees for Isotope Workshop XV (2019) in Polish zloty are:
|Early||990 PLN||860 PLN||730 PLN||650 PLN|
|Late (after April 15, 2019)||1180 PLN||1030 PLN||860 PLN||730 PLN|
If any problems please write to us and we will help you (write to firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please, submit between OCTOBER 1, 2018 and APRIL 30, 2019
* MANDATORY FIELD
|October 1, 2018||start of registration and abstract submission||- - -|
||abstract submission deadline (postponed)||- - -|
|April 8, 2019||letter of acceptance to key-authors||- - -|
|April 15, 2019||early bird registration deadline||- - -|
|April 30, 2019||registration deadline||finished, but...|
|June 23, 2019||start of ESIR Isotope Workshop XV||???|
Lublin can be reached by a car, train, a coach or a plane. You can plan a car travel using location of Lublin from Google Maps. However, we encourage you to use public transportation services described below.
Warning! This year (and probably next) there will be a modernization of the railway tracks between Warsaw and Lublin and there may be obstacles in rail traffic.
Only main railway station in Lublin, Lublin Station serves trains running in the domestic range. There are direct connections from most large cities in Poland. For example, trains to Lublin depart from Warsaw (the capitol) approximately every two hours. You can check all possible connections using Rail Timetable. Most of the connections is operated by Polish State Railways (Polskie Koleje Państwowe, PKP) Intercity - TLK trains, but few of them are operated by Regional Transport (Przewozy Regionalne) - REG trains. You can buy tickets using:
The railway station is located about 2 km to the south-east from the conference venue (Victoria Hotel). You can get to the conference venue by:
A large part of inter-city coach connections to Lublin are provided by Lublin Bus Lines (Lubelskie Linie Autobusowe). There are also other companies like PolskiBus.com and many small companies using microbuses for passenger transportation. A coach or bus connection can be found using:
The coach station is located about 1 km to the north-east from the city center. You can get to the conference venue (the Victoria Hotel on Narutowicza st.) by:
The Lublin Airport offers several connections to Eureopean cities. The airport is located about 11 km to the east from the city center. You can get from the airport to Lublin by train, bus or taxi and then get to the conference venue (the Victoria Hotel) in one of the ways described above.
You may also arrive to another Polish airport. The largest number of connections is available to Warsaw Chopin Airport. Next you may continue your travel to Lublin by train or coach as described above.
Detailed instructions how to get from Warsaw Airport to the center of Lublin:
Accommodation costs are not included in the fee for participation in Isotope Workshops.
You can choose any of dozens of hotels, hostels and similar places of temporary residence in Lublin in various standards and prices.
Since the Victoria Hotel is the site
of the Isotope Workshop XV, we suggest that you also take into consideration living here.
You will save your time and/or transport costs.
The Victora Hotel offers rooms for 1 and 2 people in a three-star standard (TV, bathroom, etc.).
The prices of accommodation in Victoria Hotel are:
1 Euro is about 4.3 PLN.
(see the current schedule of exchange rates).
After the 30th of April (registration deadline) we do not mediate in booking a room at the Victoria hotel. To our knowledge, the Victoria hotel does not have any rooms available at all.
You must find a room in another hotel in Lublin.
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