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12th International Conference "Methods of Absolute Chronology"

Gliwice-Paniówki, Poland
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Gliwice Absolute DAting Methods Centre (GADAM) Institute of Physics - Centre for Science and Education at the Silesian University of Technology - invites you to participate in the 12th International Conference "Methods of Absolute Chronology", from 11-13 May 2016 in Paniówki, near Gliwice, Poland.

The conference is multidisciplinary and will concern the following subjects:

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


The conference scientific program includes plenary and poster sessions in all the above subjects, and panel discussions on topics proposed by the participants. The working language of the conference is English.

Do you have a proposition of a topic for particular sessions? If yes, please contact us via e-mail:

Conference contributions

The contributors are asked to register and submit their abstracts in English before 1 March 2016 on the website and to indicate preferred session and presentation form (oral/poster). In the case of a large number of oral presentations, some contributions may be moved to poster sessions upon the decision of the Scientific Committee.

There is a possibility to publish all presentations (oral and poster) in the open-access journal “Geochronometria", following the regular reviewing procedure. We are pleased to inform you that selected manuscripts will be published without a fee.

Conference venue

The conference will be held at the Biały Dom Hotel in Paniówki near Gliwice, Silesia region, Poland.


Participants should book their accommodation themselves and pay for it separately at the hotel. We expect the majority of participants to stay in the Biały Dom Hotel. Please contact the hotel via e-mail: and use “MACh 2016” as the subject of the mail to receive a special price for the participants of the conference.

Conference deadlines

Early registration and payment: 31 January 2016
Registration and payment: 1 March 2016
Submission of abstracts: 1 March 2016
Third circular: 30 April 2016
Submission of manuscripts: 31 October 2016

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