KNGMG Symposium on the Applications of Palynology in Earth Sciences and Award Ceremony for the “Van Waterschoot van der Gracht Penning”.
Venue: Turingzaal;  Science Park 123, 1098 XG Amsterdam; entrance CWI (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica)

Programme for 30 September 2021:
12:30 – 13:00 Doors open & reception [tea, coffee, water]
13:00 – 13:10 Welcome by Bob Hoogendoorn (Chair KNGMG)
13:10 – 13.35 A short history of palynology by Henry Hooghiemstra (University of Amsterdam)
13:35 – 14:05 Development of the Late Pliocene and Early Pleistocene vegetation and climate stratigraphy of NW Europe: Legacy and new insights by Timme Donders (University of Utrecht)
14:05 – 14:15 Annoucements Palynologische Kring by Timme Donders
14:15 – 14:50 Break [tea, coffee, water]
14:50 – 15:25 The Amazon by Hans ter Steege (Naturalis)
15:25 – 16:00  Sequence biostratigraphy: The evaluation of depositional cycles in marine and non-marine successions with examples from Malaysia and the Amazon by Robert J. Morley (Palynova, UK)
16:00 – 16:30 Palynology in a multidisciplinary approach: Reconstructing past vegetation in a dynamic landscape by Carina Hoorn (University of Amsterdam)
16:30 – 16:40 Award Ceremony of the “van Waterschoot van der Gracht Penning” to Carina Hoorn
16:40–18:00 Reception [drinks, nibbles, bitterballen]

You can register for this event by filling in the form below.
KNGMG and /or Palynological Circle members, students (BSc, MSc and PhD) and UvA faculty staff have free access. Costs are 10 euro for other participants. There is a special offer of 32,50 euro for access to the symposium including KNGMG membership for 2021 (includes Geo.Brief, Glossy newsletter/magazine 3 remaining editions for 2021, full online access to the Netherlands Journal of Geosciences, reduced fees for events, participate with an active community and much more). In the weeks before the event you will receive a payment link.

TRANSPORTATION TO SCIENCE PARK: A nearby (c. 300 m) train station is Amsterdam Science Park. Parking facilities along Science Park road are limited. Parking fees are high but you may buy a ‘departure coin’ for €3 during the reception (not valid for Parking P7 located at c. 300 m beyond the telescope-domed UvA Science Park building). Another transportation mode is stadsbus 40, which goes from Amstel station to Science Park.