We cordially invite you to participate in the International Workshop BIOSPHERE ORIGIN and EVOLUTION to be held on June 26-29, 2005 in Novosibirsk Scientific Center (Russia).
Russian Foundation for Basic Research
Presidium of Russian Academy of Sciences
|Nikolay Dobretsov, Co-Chairman||Trofimuk United Institute of Geology, Geophysics & Mineralogy SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia|
|Georgii Zavarzin, Co-Chairman||Institute of Microbiology RAS, Moscow, Russia|
|Valerii Chereshnev||Institute of Immunology and Physiology, Ural Branch of RAS, Russia|
|Yurii Chernov||A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Moscow, Russia|
|David Deamer||Biomolecular Engineering, School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz, USA|
|Andrey Degermendzhi||Institute of Biophysics SB RAS, Krasnoyarsk, Russia|
|Anatolii Derevyanko||Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia|
|Sergey Inge-Vechtomov||St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia|
|Alexander Kanygin||Institute of Petroleum Geology SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia|
|Jozef Kazmierczak||Institute of Paleobiology PAN, Poland|
|Nikolai Kolchanov||Institute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia|
|Alexei Kontorovich||Institute of Petroleum Geology SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia|
|Valentin Parmon||Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia|
|Alexei Rozanov||Paleontological Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia|
|Sergey Shestakov||Lomonosov Moscow University, Moscow, Russia|
|Vladimir Shumnyi||Institute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia|
|Alexander Spirin||Institute of Protein Research RAS, Puschino, Moscow region, Russia|
|Valentin Vlasov||Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia|
|Mike Yarus||University of Colorado, USA|
|Nikolay Yushkin||Institute of Geology, Ural Branch of RAS, Syktyvkar, Russia|
|Yurii Zhuravlev||Soil-Biology Institute, Far East Branch RAS, Vladivostok, Russia|
|Valentin Parmon, Co-Chairman||Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia|
|Nikolay Kolchanov, Co-Chairman||Institute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia|
|Valerii Snytnikov, Scientific Secretary||Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia|
|Ludmila Melnikova||Paleontological Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia|
|Sergey Rozhnov||Paleontological Institute RAS, Moscow, Russia|
|Nataliya Surnina||Institute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia|
|Olga Obut||Institute of Petroleum Geology SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia|
|Tatiana Zamulina, Secretary||Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS, Novosibirsk, Russia|
The Workshop comprises 25 Plenary lectures (40 minutes), 35 oral presentations
(15-30 minutes) and 100 posters in the following sections:
The official language of the Workshop is Russian and English.
Duration of the plenary lectures is 40 minutes, oral presentations – 15-30 minutes including time for questions. Scientific Committee kindly asks to confirm participation before June 1, 2005 to avoid drastic changes in the scientific program.
Overhead facilities and beamer for the projection of computer- or video signal on the screen will be provided. It is recommended that you prepare computer presentations in *.ppt format (Microsoft Power Point from the package MS Office) and save on CD (CD-RW).
Posters should be not more than 130 cm wide and 100 cm high. They should be readable from 2 m distance.
The Book of Abstracts and CD will be published before the Workshop and distributed to the participants at the registration. The full papers will be published after the Workshop in a Special Issue of BIOGEOSCIENCES in English. Only papers presented at the Workshop will be considered for publication. All manuscripts will be peer reviewed and refereed according to the procedure adopted in this Journal, selected papers will be included in the proceedings volume. The manuscripts should be submitted during the Workshop time. You can find regulations in the attached Guide for Authors (Attachment 1). Full version of the regulations is placed in BIOGEOSCIENCES home page: http://www.biogeosciences.net.
The registration fee is 350 Euro for each participant, 175 Euro - for students and accompanying persons. Registration fee includes all Workshop documentation, Welcome reception, 4 lunches, refreshments, social program, and local transportation.
|Intermediary Bank:||American Express Bank Ltd. New York, USA|
|Beneficiary Bank:||SIBACADEMBANK, Novosibirsk, Russia|
|IN FAVOUR OF:||
BORESKOV INSTITUTE OF CATALYSIS
(Prospekt Akademika Lavrentieva, 5, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia)
(Postfach 10 05 05, D-6000 Frankfurt/M.1)
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|BLZ||500 400 00|
|Beneficiary Bank:||SIBACADEMBANK INC., NOVOSIBIRSK|
|IN FAVOUR OF:||BORESKOV INSTITUTE OF CATALYSIS|
The Workshop will be held at the House of Scientists of Novosibirsk Scientific Center (Morskoi prospect, 23, 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia; tel. number: +7 383 3 30 39 80).
The weather in Novosibirsk at the end of June is normally sunny with the temperatures in the range 20-25 Centigrade. We advise you to bring sport and swimming suits. The Organizing Committee hopes that the weather will create a pleasant spirit around the Workshop.
The participants will be accommodated in the "Golden Valley" hotel located within 15-min walk of the Workshop venue (ul. Il’icha, 10, 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia; tel. number +7 383 2 30 36 09, fax +7 383 2 30 42 40). The current prices in rubles per room/per night are given below:
Participants will be met at the Novosibirsk airport and taken to the hotel by special transport. The Organizing Committee asks the participants to inform in advance about arrival date, time and flight number to arrange the meeting at the airport of Novosibirsk. The representatives of the Organizing Committee will have the transparencies with the Workshop logo.
The Russian currency is Ruble. One US dollar is currently 27.77 rubles, one Euro is 36 rubles.
The electric current in Russia is 220 V (50 Hz). Plugs and sockets are the same as in the Continental countries of the European Union.
Time in Novosibirsk is 6 hours ahead of GMT.
The registration of the participants will take place on June 25, Saturday, from 2 p.m. at the Hotel “Golden Valley”, and on June 26, Sunday, from 8.30 at the House of Scientists.
The Organizing Committee will suggest a concert and entertaining program to the participants and accompanying persons.
Welcome reception will take place on June 26, Sunday, at 7 p.m., Workshop banquet – on June 28, Tuesday, at 7 p.m. (20 Euro).
|May, 2005||Distribution of the Workshop program|
|June 25, 2005||The day of arrival|
|June 26-29, 2005||
June 30, morning – July 4, evening
Post-tour to Altai Mountains
BOE Organizing Committee|
5, Akad. Lavrentiev Ave., Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS
630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
Tel./Fax: +7 383 3 30 62 97
Fax: +7 383 3 30 80 56
|You can send the required information (hotel booking, participation in the Post-tour and any other info) in plain-text form by E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org|