13th International Conference “Methods of Absolute Chronology”

05.06 - 07.06.2019  
Tarnowskie Góry, Poland
Contact person:
Natalia Piotrowska, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The 13th International Conference "Methods of Absolute Chronology" will be held from 5-7 June 2019 in Tarnowskie Góry, Poland.


Tarnowskie Góry is a town in Silesia (southern Poland), located in the Silesian Highlands near Katowice (25 km) and Gliwice (20 km), and conveniently close (15 km) to the Katowice-Pyrzowice airport.


The working language of the conference is English.

Important dates

Early registration and payment: 31 January 2019
Submission of abstracts: 15 March 2019
Conference: 5-7 June 2019


The multidisciplinary conference will concern the following subjects:

1. Methods of absolute chronology and their application in Quaternary geology
2. Dating methods and creation of absolute time scales for paleoclimatic reconstructions
3. Isotopic methods in research of paleo- and modern environment
4. Dating the archaeological objects.


The conference scientific program includes plenary and poster sessions.

The conference will be accompanied by a workshop for young scientists with lectures covering the basics of isotope and dosimetric dating methods.

Field trip

A trip to the Historic Silver Mine in Tarnowskie Góry (a UNESCO heritage site) will be organized.

Abstracts and registration

Please register and submit your abstract on the website: Indicate preferred session and presentation form (oral/poster).

The conference fee is 700 PLN (ca. 165 euro). The fee for students and accompanying persons is 550 PLN (ca. 135 euro). The early registration and payment before 31 January 2019 is possible at a reduced fee: 600 PLN for regular participants, 450 PLN for students and accompanying persons.

The fee covers coffee breaks, three lunches, ice-breaker dinner (5 June), gala dinner (6 June), and a conference kit.

In case of a large number of oral presentations, some contributions may be moved to poster sessions upon the decision of the Scientific Committee.

The accepted presentations will be published in the open-access journal Geochronometria, following the regular reviewing procedure. Organizers have secured funding to waive a fee for selected manuscripts.


Accommodation will be managed by hotel reception. The information will be provided as soon as possible.


Gliwice Absolute DAting Methods Centre
Institute of Physics – Centre for Science and Education
Silesian University of Technology

Further information

Would you like to suggest a session on a specific topic? E-mail Natalia Piotrowska: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

All information can be found on the official website: