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The geomorphology of natural hazards: mapping, analysis and prevention

17th Joint Geomorphological Meeting in Liege, Belgium

from June 30th to July 3th 2014


BAG AGR AIGeo GFG HCGE invite you at the 17th Joint Geomorphological Meeting (JGM) "The geomorphology of natural hazards: mapping, analysis and prevention" . The primary aim of this informal meeting is to promote discussion and future scientific cooperation among group of researchers sharing scientific interest in natural hazards and to favor field experience on the geomorphic signature of past hazardous events and mitigation measures.

Promoted by:

BAG, Belgian Association of Geomorphologists

AGR, Associata Geomorfologilor din Romania

AIGeo, Associazione Italiana di Geografia fisica e Geomorfologia

GFG, Groupe Franais de Gomorphologie

HCGE, Hellenic Committee for Geomorphology and Environment

Under the auspices of IAG

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
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Arnaud Beckers, Unit of Geomorphology and Quaternary, University of Liege Alain Demoulin, Unit of Geomorphology and Quaternary, University of Liege Olivier Dewitte Department of Earth Sciences, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Brussels Eric Hallot, Lab. of Fluvial Geomorphology and Hydrology, University of Liege Geoffrey Houbrechts, Lab. of Fluvial Geomorphology and Hydrology, University of Liege Andr Ozer, Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary, University of Liege Pierre Ozer, Water Environment and Development, University of Liege

FIELD-TRIP COMMITTEE
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Alain Demoulin, Unit of Geomorphology and Quaternary, University of Liege Eric Hallot, Lab. of Fluvial Geomorphology and Hydrology, University of Liege Geoffrey Houbrechts, Lab. of Fluvial Geomorphology and Hydrology, University of Liege Yannick Leveque, Lab. of Fluvial Geomorphology and Hydrology, University of Liege Jan Nyssen, Department of Geography, Ghent University Andr Ozer, Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary, University of Liege Alexandre Peters, Lab. of Fluvial Geomorphology and Hydrology, University of Liege Franois Petit, Lab. of Fluvial Geomorphology and Hydrology, University of Liege Jean van Campenhout, Lab. of Fluvial Geomorphology and Hydrology, University of Liege

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
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Marie-Franoise Andr - Dpartement de Gographie, Universit Blaise Pascal, ClermontFerrand 2, France

Alain Demoulin BAG President - Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary, University of Liege, Belgium

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Morgan De Dapper - Department of Geography, Ghent University, Belgium Olivier Dewitte Department of Earth Sciences, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Brussels, Belgium

Monique Fort GFG President - Dpartement de Gographie, Universit Paris7-Denis Diderot, France

Eric Fouache Dpartement de Gographie, Universit de Paris Ouest-Nanterre (Paris 10), France

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Paola Fredi - Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Sapienza Universit di Roma, Italy Florina Grecu - Department of Geography, University of Bucarest, Romania Geoffrey Houbrechts - Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary, Univerity of Lige, Belgium

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Jan Nyssen Department of Geography, Ghent University, Belgium Gilberto Pambianchi AIGeo President Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, Universit di Camerino, Italy

Kosmas Pavlopoulos - HCGE President Faculty of Geography, Harokopion Univerity of Athens, Greece

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Luisa Pellegrini Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra e dell'Ambiente, Universit di Pavia, Italy Franois Petit Department of Physical Geography and Quaternary, Univerity of Liege, Belgium Leonidas Stamatopoulos - Department of Geology, University of Patras, Greece Virgil Surdeanu Faculty of Geography, University of Babes Bolyai, Cluj Napoca, Romania Petru Urdea - AGR President - Departamentul de Geografie, Universitatea de Vest,Timioara, Romania

Kostantinos Vouvalidis School of Geology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

PROGRAMME
MONDAY, June 30 18:00 19:30: Registration and Ice breaker

TUESDAY, July 1 8:30 9:00: Registration 9:00 9:30: Welcome from the Chief of the hosting Department Welcome from the representatives of the five promoting Countries 9:30 11:00: Lectures (solicited) 11:00 11:30: Coffee Break 11:30 13:00: Lectures (solicited) 13:00 15:00: Lunch Break 15:00 17:00: Lectures and field-trip presentation 17:00 17:30: Coffee Break 17:30 19:00: Poster Session 20:00: JGM Dinner

WEDNESDAY, July 2 - Field-trip HERVE PLATEAU: reactivation of Holocene landslides, landslide susceptibility mapping, slope instability of slag heaps VALLON DES CHANTOIRS: karstic hazard

THURSDAY, July 3 - Field-trip OURTHE, GEER and BERWINNE VALLEYS: rock falls, floods, flash floods: geomorphic and anthropogenic context, mitigation measures.

REGISTRATION
Please, send all details through the registration form available on http://www.17th-jgm-liege2014.org Note that registration deadline for the field trip is February 28, 2014.

REGISTRATION FEE

before April 1, 2014:

70

after April 1, 2014:

100

FIELD TRIP FEE (before June 1, 2014)

single room: 180 double room: 160 /person

Meeting:
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Registration fee includes a USB key with communication and poster abstracts, coffee breaks, and lunch during the scientific session.

Field trip - Registration deadline: February 28, 2014


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payment deadline: June 1, 2014 THE AVAILABILITY OF SINGLE ROOM IS LIMITED. In case of single room choice, please indicate in the registration form the person you want to share the room with in case your request cannot be satisfied.

Field-trip fee will cover costs of transportation, accommodation, meals and guidebook.

Participants are required to pay the fees by bank transfer, see details below (payment at the meeting desk is allowed only for the meeting registration). A dedicated bank account has been opened in the name of Alain Demoulin (Meeting Organizer) in order to receive the bank transfers. Bank Transfer Address: BNP Paribas Fortis IBAN: BE20 0017 0194 8256 Swift CODE: GEBABEBB in favour of Alain Demoulin PLEASE, SPECIFY YOUR NAME IN THE REASON FOR BANK TRANSFER
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SUBMISSION
One 30' solicited lecture will be proposed by each promoting country. Apart from solicited lectures, 7 submitted contributions will be selected for oral presentation (15'), the others for poster presentation.

Abstracts (max 5 Mo and only doc, docx, odt or pdf files) are to be submitted through the form available on the meeting website.

Deadline for abstract submission is January 31, 2014. Acceptance will be decided by February 15, 2014.

Format: Abstracts should be limited to maximum two A4size pages, including text, references, and possible figures and/or tables. Top, bottom, left, and right margins 25 mm.
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Title: Upper and lower case, left justified, Times font, 14 pt bold. Contributors names: Upper and lower case, left justified, first name first, surname last, Times font, 11 pt.

Affiliation: Upper and lower case, left justified, Times font, 10 pt, italic. Numbered superscripts should be used to indicate the affiliation(s) of each contributor. E-mail address can be added in parentheses at the end of the corresponding contributors affiliation. Main text: Singlespaced text, Times 10 pt font, no section headings.

VENUE
JUNE 30 - JULY 3, 2014
University of Liege, Belgium Institute of Geography, Sart Tilman Campus, building B11 4000 Liege- Belgium

CONTACT
Dr. Eric Hallot : +32 (0) 4 366 52 82 Mr. Arnaud Beckers : +32 (0) 4 366 52 55 Dept. of Geography - Universit y of Liege Alle du Six Aot, 2 - B11 4000 LIEGE - Belgium info@17th-jgm-liege2014.org

http://www.17th-jgm-liege2014.org

DEADLINES
January 31, 2014: deadline for abstract submission February 15, 2014: notification of abstract acceptance February 28, 2014: deadline for field trip registration April 1, 2014: deadline for registration with reduced fees June 1, 2014: deadline for field-trip fee payment