Program

9th Alpine Workshop at Cogne / Italy on 16th-18th September 2009

Note that the program shown below is subject to change

To see a list of confirmed registrations, please click here (next list update: 27.08.2009)

Sunday-Monday, 14-15. Sept.

Pre-conference field trip to the Sesia Zone and adjacent units
(M. Handy, R. Compagnoni, M. Konrad-Schmolke) leaves Cogne in the early morning of Monday, Sept. 14 and arrives back in the late afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 15

More information about the field trips can be found on the field trip page.


Tuesday evening, the 15th: Registration and Ap?ritif

  • Registration (15:00 – 19:00) – Registration is in the downstairs front office of the Centro Congressi
  • Icebreaker Party (19:00 – ) – The Icebreaker will be held in the Hotel Sant?Orso, next to the Centro Congressi and just off the main street in Cogne. It will be held outdoors if the weather is good.

Wednesday, the 16th

Registration office opens at 7:30 – Registration is in the downstairs front office of the Centro Congressi
Welcome (8:45 – 9:00)

Session 1 (8:45 – 10:30) Deep structure ? Transitions in time and space between Alpine orogens:

Coffee Break (10:30 – 11:15)

Session 2 (11:15 – 12:45)

Lunch (12:45 – 14:00)

Posters and Tea (14:00 – 16:00)

Session 3 (16:00 – 17:10) Plate motions, seismicity and neotectonics. How compatible are they?

Posters (17:10 – 18:30)

Pre-dinner talk (19:00)? The contribution of Rudolph Tr?mpy to Geosciences in a historical context (title to be announced)
Celal Seng?r (Technical Univ. of Istanbul)
The pre-dinner talk will be held at the Centro Congressi. After his talk, we will proceded together directly to dinner in the Hotel Bellevue.

Workshop Dinner (20:30 – ) costs 54 ? and includes drinks


Thursday, the 17th

Session 4 (9:00 – 10:30) Modeling Alpine orogens ? From plate kinematics to dynamics.

Coffee Break (10:30 – 11:15)

Session 5 (11:15 – 13:00) Sedimentary basins in the Alps as archives for climatic and tectonic events.

Lunch (12:45 – 14:00)

Session 6 (14:00 – 15:20) The role of climate in the Alpine evolution ? From facts to ideas and back.

Posters and Tea (15:20 – 17:30)

Session 7 (17:30 – 18:30)

Posters (18:40 – 19:40)

Public Lecture (21:00): Dall?oceano alla Catena Alpina: la storia del giacimento a magnetite di Cogne
by Roberto Compagnoni (Torino)


Friday, the 18th

Session 8 (9:00 – 10:30) Metamorphic structure of the Alps ? What parts of the Alpine history does it preserve?

Coffee Break (10:30 – 11:00)

Session 9 (11:00 – 11:30) Timing and rates of Alpine processes

Last words (13:00 – 14:00) Closing remarks, Decision on location of the next Alpine Workshop

Post-conference field trip leaves at 14:30

Friday – Saturday, 18-19. Sept

Post-conference field trip to the Gran Paradiso Nappe
(M. Ball?vre, B. Le Bayon, P. Yamato) leaves Cogne after the workshop in the early afternoon of Sept. 18 and returns to Cogne in the late afternoon of the next day, Saturday, Sept. 19

More information about the field trips can be found on the field trip page.

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