KNGMG Symposium on the Applications of Palynology in Earth Sciences and Award Ceremony for the “Van Waterschoot van der Gracht Penning”.
Venue: Universiteit van Amsterdam; IBED; Science Park 904, 1012 WX Amsterdam; Thüringenzaal

Tentative programme for 30 September 2021:
13.00 Doors open & reception
13.10 Welcome by Bob Hoogendoorn (Chair KNGMG)
13.20 A short history of palynology by Henry Hooghiemstra (UvA)
14.00 Applied palynology; supporting the transition from oil & gas to windfarms, with examples from the Dutch North Sea by Keith Richards (KrA Stratigraphic / University of Liverpool)
14.40 Break
15.00 The Amazon by Hans ter Steege (Naturalis)
15.40 Reconstructing past climate and biogeography using palynology in a multidisciplinary approach by Carina Hoorn (UvA)
16.20 Award Ceremony of the “van Waterschoot van der Gracht Penning” to Carina Hoorn
16.30 Closure followed by drinks

You can register for this event by filling in the form below.
KNGMG 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.