About Workshop XVI
Book of Abstracts
Poster & Oral Presentation
Registration and Fees
Dates & deadlines
Travel Information
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About Workshop XVI

Dear Colleagues,

We have a great pleasure to invite everyone interested in different application of stable isotope techniques to the ESIR Isotope Workshop XVI, which will take place on July, 10-14, 2023 in Salzburg.

ESIR 2021 is the sixteenth 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), Baile Govora, Romania (2017) and Lublin, Poland (2019).

Conference topics

Isotopes in Earth and Planetary Sciences

Isotopes as Tracers of Past and Present Climatic Changes

Isotopes in Ecological and Environmental Studies

Application in Archeology and Forensic

Applications in Speleology

Isotopes in Hydro(geo)logy

Isotopes in Biology and Medicine

Inert Gas and Radiogenic Isotopes

Methodological and Technical Advances in Isotope Studies

Industrial Applications of Isotopes: Energy and Mining

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.

Venue: Salzburg

The participants will have also the opportunity, after the scientific meetings, to visit several interesting places in Salzburg, administrative center of the State of Salzburg and the fourth-largest city in Austria.

History of Salzburg (Wikipedia)

Organizing Committee


Ana-Voica Bojar, ana-voica.bojar@plus.ac.at


Gottfried Tichy


Hans-Peter Bojar


Franz Neubauer


Andrzej Pelc


Artur Wójtowicz, secretary@esir.org.pl


Heidrun Eibl-Göschl

Invited speakers

Will be invited

Detailed programme

Will be prepared

General programme

Will be prepared

Book of abstracts

Will be prepared


You may to send us an abstract, 1 to 3 pages

If you wish to submit an abstract, then please download the abstract template.
Fill it out and send it to secretary@esir.org.pl

Poster and Oral Presentation

Author Guidelines

Poster presentations

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).

Oral Presentations

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.

Best poster and best oral presentation competitions

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.

Registration and fees

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 XVI (2023) are (fees are subject to change):

Registration Non-member Member* Student Accompanying
Early 330 € 300 € 270 € 250 €
Late (after April 1, 2023) 370 € 340 € 310 € 290 €

* 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, coffee breaks, ice breaker party, conference dinner, abstract book, Guided tour in Salzburg.
Registration fee does not cover accommodation.

Lunch is available at the University Mensa, situated 2 minutes from the conference room, in the same building. Prices for a lunch menu are between 5.50 to 8 €.

Payment currency

The payment should be made in Euro (€).

If any problems please write to us and we will help you (write to ana-voica.bojar@plus.ac.at).

Information for the bank transfer of registration fee:

Name of bank:

Account number: IBAN:
SWIFT (BIC) code:

Postal code:
Country: Austria

Name of beneficiary:
Name in English:
Postal code:
Country: Austria
Intl. VAT number:

Reference to beneficiary: Isotope Workshop XVI, your name(s)

If you transfer the registration fee of more than one person together, then please, list all the names under the entry "Reference to beneficiary".

Registration form

Please, submit between OCTOBER 1, 2022 and APRIL 30, 2023

If you are already registered at the Isotope Workshop XVI but you want to check, change or remove
some data, select the "Login" tab. Then you can login, change data in the form and update it.

E-mail (will be used
also as your login here)*:
Password (enter new,
unique for this account)*:
Password (re-enter)*:
  minimum length: 8 characters
, you have successfully created your account and logged in! 
If you are not registered yet at the Isotope Workshop XVI, select "Create account" tab,
then please fill form below and use the "Create" button.

Password:      I forgot my password
, you have successfully logged in! 


Family name*:
First name*:
Title (Prof., Dr., other):
  Mr. Miss/Mrs.
Participation*: Full-participant Student Accompanying person
Member*: Member Non-member


Street address*:
Postal code*:


Form: oral poster
Title of contributed paper:
Session topic:

Data required to issue a VAT invoice:

You can just copy here (if they are the same)
data entered above in Company/institution fields group
Company/Institution name*:
Street address*:
Postal code*:
International VAT number*:


I understand and agree that the data provided here is collected and processed by the organizers of the Isotope Workshop XVI conference on the need to organize this conference.
These data are administered by the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, pl. M. Curie-Skłodowskiej 1, 20-031 Lublin, Poland.
I understand that after logging in to my account, I can view, modify or completely delete this data from the database (modification or deletion of data will not be possible after registration deadline, ie after April 30, 2023 and before financial settlement of the organizers with the participant or institution which he represents).

I agree that some of my data (e-mail, family name, first name, title, name of the institution) will be forwarded to the organizers of the next Isotope Workshop in order to inform me about the details of this conference.



Important dates and deadlines

Date Event Days left
October 1, 2022 start of registration and abstract submission ?
March 17, 2023 abstract submission deadline ?
April 1, 2023 early bird registration deadline ?
April 30, 2023 registration & payment deadline ?
July 10, 2023 start of ESIR Isotope Workshop XVI ?

How to get here

Will be prepared


Accommodation costs are not included in the fee for participation in Isotope Workshops.
As Salzburg is a touristic city, you may reserve in time, starting with 2022, by using websites as booking.com, checkfelix, etc.