International German Ostracodologists Meeting

11.10 - 14.10.2012
Cologne (Germany)

We cordially invite you to attend our meeting and to present your latest results of ostracod work in the conference hall of the university-owned *castle* (Schloß Wahn). Of course communications in English or French are welcome. We will prepare a special issue in “Crustaceana” as festschrift in honour of the anniversary of em. Prof. Dr. Eugen Kempf.

The programme will give us time for two days of talks/posters and workshops to discuss topics of databases and taxonomy issues. Twogeological field trips are planned to Mesozoic outcrops in the Rhenish Massif andthe maar lakes (e.g., Laacher See) in the Eifel Mountains, the locus typicus of the term maar.

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We kindly ask you to send us a short note of intention, if you are interested to attend the meeting and/or are planning to contribute to the special issue/festschrift (submission deadline: 14.10.2012) together with a preliminary title (send to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We would need this short note as soon as possible or latest by April 13 to adjust our planning to a more clearly defined number of potential participants.