2017 ICCP Meeting in Bucharest, Romania
69th Meeting of the International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology (ICCP)
September 3-9, 2017, Bucharest, Romania
On behalf of the Organizing Committee you are invited to attend the 69th Annual Meeting of the International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology (ICCP) in Bucharest, Romania, September 3-9, 2017.
The meeting is organized under the auspices of the Romanian Academy, by the University “Politehnica” of Bucharest and by the University of Bucharest in partnership with “The Romanian Ministry of Education and Scientific Research” and “The National Authority of Scientific Research” and hosted by the Romanian Academy Library.
The Organizing Committee is honoured to contribute to the continuation of activities of the ICCP that represents, since 1951, the scientific referential for international community to the understanding of the origin of coal, the behaviour of coal in industrial processes, the exploration for petroleum, and the thermal/burial histories of sedimentary basins.
We look forward to a great meeting in September of 2017.
Dr. Georgeta Predeanu, Chair of the Organizing Committee
Honorary Presidents of the 69th ICCP Meeting
Academician Bogdan Simionescu Vice-president of the Romanian Academy
Emeritus Prof. Cornelia Panaitescu ICCP Honorary Member, University Politehnica of Bucharest
Dr. Georgeta Predeanu, Chair of the Organizing Committee
Dr. habil. Mihai E. Popa, Faculty of Geology and Geophysics, University of Bucharest
Eng. Geol. Maria Doina Ghiran, PhD, OMV-Petrom SA, ICPT Câmpina
Dr. Costel Nedelcu
Prof. Aurelia Meghea, Romanian Academy
Dr. Romina Mihalache, Secretary, Romanian Academy
The meeting venue is “Ion-Heliade Radulescu” Amphitheater at the Romanian Academy Library in
Bucharest, which is located in the same garden area with the Romanian Academy, coined by the
Calea Victoriei and Dacia Boulevard.
Founded on August 6th 1867, only one year after the foundation of the Romanian Academic Society, the mission of the Romanian Academy Library is to gather and preserve, in its collections, the National Fund of manuscripts and prints, heritage of Romanian history and culture, as well as universal history and civilization. Having the status of a National Library, its collections have an encyclopedic structure, starting with the oldest writing in Romanian language or in languages used in ancient offices or churches, which have circulated inside the Romanian area, up to recent publications of any type and on any support material.
Join the virtual incursion into the future meeting venue at:
- Field trip organized by Mihai Popa and Izabela Mariş (University of Bucharest) will have a few stops: Pliocene lignites and other significant geological targets along the Prahova Valley, and Teleajen Valley crossing the Southeast Carpathians.
- Final Conference Program and Field Trip details will be presented in the FINAL Announcement.
Call for Abstracts
The 2017 ICCP Scientific Committee invites all interested participants to submit an abstract(s) for the Symposium on “Advances in Applied Coal and Organic Petrology” that will be organized during the 69th Annual Meeting of the International Committee for Coal and Organic Petrology on Friday 8th of September.
Abstracts for the Symposium on “Advances in Applied Coal and Organic Petrology”
should be submitted via e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
The deadline for the abstract submission is extended till March 30, 2017.
The selected papers are planned to be published in a special volume of “The International Journal of Coal Geology”. The deadline date for submission of full papers is December 31, 2017.
Dr. Georgeta Predeanu, Faculty of Applied Chemistry, University Politehnica of Bucharest
Dr. Izabela Mariş, Faculty of Geology and Geophysics, University of Bucharest
Dr. Călin Dumitrescu, ConsCarb SRL Bucureşti
Jolanta Kus, Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Hannover, Germany
Please complete the Registration Form and return the form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration fee (For September 3-9, 2017)
€ 250 Early fee before May 31, 2017
€ 280 after May 31, 2017
€ 80 Student
€ 120 Accompanying Person
€ 60 Conference Dinner
€ 60 Field Trip
Registration fee (For Symposium only on September 8th, 2017)
€ 65 One Day Early fee, before May 31, 2017
€ 75 One Day ,after May 31, 2017
€ 30 One Day, Student
The Organizers have made special arrangements with 3 Hotels located in the centre of Bucharest in the very proximity of the meeting venue.
Le Boutique Hotel Moxa, 4 star hotel (129 Cal. Victoriei). Distance 200 m from venue, 5 min. walk.
Golden Tulip Victoria, 4 star hotel (166 Calea Victoriei). Distance: 200 m from venue, 5 min. walk.
Duke Hotel, 4 star hotel (Bd. Dacia 33). Distance: 500 m from venue, 10 min. walk.
For Hotel room rates see Registration Form.
Travel to Bucharest
By Air: Bucharest is a very accessible city from all over the world. Some of the major airlines that land on Henri Coanda International Airport are: Lufthansa, Tarom, KLM, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Austrian Airlines, Czech Airlines, El Al Israel Airlines, Malev, Olympic, Turkish, and many more. Low cost airline Companies have a direct flight to Bucharest from major cities in Europe.
By Car: Road traffic on European highways ensures access to Romania. Traffic is on the right side of the road, overtaking on the left, the signs are those acknowledged by the international legislation. By car at the moment, after entering Romania, the VIGNETTE may be required. This can be purchased from most gas stations on Romanian territory, but it is advised to buy it from the gas stations close to the Customs.
By Bus: There are many bus routes that connect Bucharest and Romania’s main cities with Athens, Berlin, Budapest, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Milan, Munich, Paris, Rome, Vienna, etc.
By Train: The Railway Station for international arrivals is “Gara de Nord”, Bucharest. It is located near the center of the city (North).
How to get to the Venue of the Meeting
Public transportation in Bucharest: Bucharest’s public transport system is the largest in Romania and one of the largest
in Europe. From the airport, you can take bus 783 that will take you to the centre of the city.
Taxis are also available at the airport. There are many taxis waiting in front of the Airport. In order to call a taxi, place
your order using the special machines you will find in the arrival terminal or chose one from the front of the airport that has the company name, telephone, and pricing marked on the door. Taxi fares from the airport (2016): about 2 lei/km (0.5 euro/km). The distance between the “Henri Coanda” Airport and the Venue of the Meeting is around 20 km.
Special prices for taxi transportation (about 25 Euro/car) from the Bucharest airport to the downtown and return can be arranged by Organizing Committee with the selected hotels. Further information will be distributed in 2nd Announcement.
Participants from Colombia, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Irak, Japan, Malaysia, Mozambique, Peru, Philippines, P.R. China, Russian Federation, Serbia, South Africa, Turkey and Ukraine, require a visa for entering Romania. Please contact the organisers for details.
For more information about the meeting, please contact
Dr. Georgeta Predeanu
Chair of the Organising Committee
+40 724 283 809