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XIX INQUA Congress: Quaternary Perspectives on Climate Change, Natural Hazards and Civilization

Date: February 13, 2015

Once every four years, Quaternary researchers from all over the world meet at the INQUA Congress to exchange the latest research results and develop agendas for years to come.

In 2015, the Congress will take place in Nagoya, Japan. The Nagoya Congress Center (NCC), the venue, is the largest conference facility in central Japan. Nagoya is located between Tokyo and Osaka, connected to both cities by super-express trains (Shinkansen) departing every ten minutes. Kyoto and Nara, former capitals, Lake Biwa, and the Japan Alps are located within easy access of Nagoya.

Since 1928, INQUA, the International Union for Quaternary Research, has promoted communication and international collaboration in Quaternary research. The current scientific scope of INQUA is reflected by its five Commissions:

  • Coastal and Marine Processes
  • Palaeoclimate
  • Humans and Biosphere
  • Stratigraphy and Chronology
  • Terrestrial Processes, Deposits and History

The Congress program will address the themes of the Commissions during 6 days of oral and poster sessions, plenary presentations, and side meetings.

Important dates
  • 5 Mar. 2015, 23:59 UTC: Deadline for Early Registration
  • 31 Mar. 2015, 23:59 UTC: Deadline to make a reservation for Pre- and Post-congress Excursions
  • 31 May 2015, 23:59 UTC: Deadline to make a reservation for Mid-congress Excursions
  • 30 Jun. 2015, 23:59 UTC: Deadline for Regular Registration
  • 15 Jul. 2015, 23:59 UTC: Deadline for Late Registration