Programme

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

Bánk BESZTERI (AWI, Germany)
Jarmila MAKOVINSKÁ (Water Research Institute, Slovakia)
Károly MÁRIALIGETI (Microbiological Department, Eötvös L. University, Hungary)
András SZÖLLÖSI-NAGY (World Water Council)

MAIN TOPICS OF THE SYMPOSIUM:

1) Effect of climate change on aquatic ecosystems with special attention to diatoms
2) Diatoms in biomonitoring
3) Molecular biology of diatoms
4) Diatoms in extreme habitats
5) Taxonomy, floristics


PROGRAMME

Wednesday 20. 04. 2016

18:00 – 19:00 Registration
19:00-19:30 Film: HUNGARICUM ON THE GREAT HUNGARIAN PLAIN - SZOMOR ORGANIC FARM, 2014 - Conference hall
19:30 - 21:30 Welcome party - tasting of products of Szomor Organic Farm - Restaurant

Thursday 21. 04. 2016

8:00 – 9:00 Registration
9:00 – 9:30 Opening ceremony - Conference hall

9:30 – 11:20 Section 1: Effect of climate change on aquatic ecosystems with special attention to diatoms - Conference hall
Keynote speaker: Szöllösi-Nagy, A. Climate change impacts on the hydrological cycle and other niceities.

11:20 - 11:50 Coffee break

11:50-13:20 Section 2: Diatoms in biomonitoring - Conference hall
Keynote speaker: Makovinská, J., Hlúbiková, D., Fidlerová, D. Results of phytobenthos from the Joint Danube Surveys.

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch - Restaurant

14:30 – 15:10 Section 3: Diatoms in biomonitoring - Conference hall
15:10 – 16:10 Section 4: Molecular biology of diatoms - Conference hall

16:10 - 16:40 Coffee break

16:40 – 18:00 Poster session 1 (Effect of climate change on aquatic ecosystems with special attention to diatoms) and 2 (Diatoms in biomonitoring) – P1-21 - Poster hall

Friday 22.04. 2016

9:00 – 10:50 Section 5: Diatoms in extreme habitats - Conference hall
Keynote speaker: Márialigeti, K., Felföldi, T., Borsodi, A. Extreme environments, ordinary microbes - Ordinary environments, extremophile microbes.

10:50 -11:20 Coffee break

11:20 – 13:30 Section 6: Taxonomy, floristics - Conference hall
Keynote speaker: Beszteri, B., Kauer, G., Kloster, M. Towards automating image acquisition and analysis for diatom permanent slides: a case study with Southern Hemisphere species of the genus Fragilariopsis

13:30 – 14:30 Lunch - Restaurant

14:30 – 15:10 Section 7: Database, collection - Conference hall

15:10 – 16:30 Poster session 3 (Molecular biology of diatoms), 4 (Diatoms in extreme habitats), 5 (Taxonomy, floristics) and 6 (Data base, collection) – P22-38 - Poster hall

16:30-22:00 City tour and Gala dinner in Restaurant Borkatakomba („Wine Catacomb”)

Saturday 23. 04. 2016
8:00 – 18:00 Facultative excursion to Lake Balaton with visit Tihany and Balaton Limnological Institute