2019 Karst and Cave Meeting Calendar

AGI Blog - 2019 Karst and Cave Meeting Calendar


If you’re anything like us, cave/karst conferences tend to sneak up on you. You spend a week in May attending Hypogea in Bulgaria, and before you know it, it’s October and you’re in the USA attending the National Cave and Karst Management Symposium.


So to help you keep track, we’ve put together this definitive list of cave and karst meetings happening in 2019. Enjoy!

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Hypogea 2019: The International Congress of Speleology in Artificial Cavities

When: 20-25 May 2019

Where: Dobrich, Bulgaria

More Info:  http://www.hypogea2019.org/


2019 National Speleological Society Cave Diving Section International Cave Diving Conference

When: 24-26 May 2019

Where: Lake City, Florida, USA

More Info: https://nsscds.org/evetns/2019-nss-cds-international-cave-diving-conference/



Karst Field Studies 2019

When: Five courses offered between 2 June – 3 August 2019

Where: Florida and Kentucky, USA

More Info: www.karstfieldstudies.com


48th French National Speleo Congress

When: 7-10 June 2019

Where: La Ciotat, Marseille, France

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/FFSpeleologie/


International Association of Hydrogeologists Karst Commission Geo Trip: Carpathian Karst

When: 15-18 June 2019

Where: Romania and Serbia

More Info: www.karst.edu.rs.


27th International Karstological School "Classical karst": Karst Hydrogeology - Research Trends and Applications

When: 17-21 June 2019

Where: Postojna, Slovenia

More Info: http://iks.zrc-sazu.si/en/  


National Speleological Society Convention

When: 17-21 June 2019

Where: Cookeville, Tennessee, USA

More Info: http://nss2019.subworks.com/


35th Brazilian Speleological Congress and 50th Anniversary of the Brazilian Speleological Society

When: 19-22 June 2019

Where: Bonito, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

More Info: http://www.cavernas.org.br/35cbe/


Man and Karst Conference

When: 24-26 June 2019

Where: Ragusa, Sicily, Italy

More Info: http://www.cirs-ragusa.org


British Cave Research Association Field Meeting

When: 29-30 June 2019

Where: Cumbria, UK

More Info: http://bcra.org.uk/forum and http://bcra.org.uk/facebook



Symposium on Caves, Karst, and Subterranean Environments: Cuba

When: 1-5  July 2019

Where: Havana, Cuba

More Info: http://www.cubambiente.com/


Symposium: Challenges for Subterranean Landscape Conservation in the World's Karst Regions, 10th World Congress of the International Association of Landscape Ecologists

When: 1-5 July 2019

Where: Milan, Italy

More Info: http://www.iale2019.unimib.it



National Speleological Congress of Switzerland

When: 9-12 August 2019

Where: Interlaken, Switzerland

More Info: https://sinterlaken.ch/en/


4th Summer School on Speleothem Science

When: 11-17 August 2019

Where: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

More Info: https://www.speleothemschool.com/


German Annual Speleo Meeting

When: 15-18 August 2019

Where: Nesselwang, Bavaria, Germany

More Info: www.vdhk.de   



TransKarst 2019: The 3rd Asian Trans-Disciplinary Conference

When: 7-10 September 2019

Where: Bohol, Philippines

More Info: http://www.transkarst2019.com/


ArmConference 2019: Caves as Natural and Cultural Monuments

When: 11-13 September 2019

Where: Yerevan, Armenia

More Info: http://armconference2019.com/


25th International Cave Bear Symposium

When: 18-22 September 2019

Where: Paklenica National Park, Croatia

More Info: nadja.kavcik@univie.ac.at


Geological Society of America Convention

When: 22-25 September 2019

Where: Phoenix, Arizona, USA

More Info: http://www.geosociety.org/GSA/Events/Annual_Meeting/GSA/Events/gsa2019.aspx


13th EuroSpeleo Forum

When: 23-26 September 2019

Where: Sofia, Bulgaria

More Info: https://esf2019.speleo-bg.org


46th IAH Congress “Groundwater Management and Governance Coping with Water Scarcity” (Topic 7: Karst Hydrogeology)

When: 23-27 September 2019

Where: Malaga, Spain

More Info: http://www.iah2019.org/topics-and-sessions/



6th Texas Hydro-Geo Workshop

When: 4-6 October 2019

Where: Boerne, Texas, USA

More Info: https://hydrogeoworkshop.org/


National Cave and Karst Management Symposium

When: 7-11 October 2019

Where: Bristol, Virginia, USA

More Info: http://nckms.org/2019-symposium



13th European Cave Rescue Meeting

When: 15-17 November 2019

Where: Istanbul, Turkey

More info: https://caverescue.eu/13th-european-cave-rescue-meeting/


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