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The mission of the International Association of Bryologists (IAB), as a society, is to strengthen bryology by encouraging interactions among all persons interested in byophytes.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

«Bryophytes of Subarctic» a workshop in Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden-Institute (Kirovsk, Murmansk Prov.)

Dear colleagues!
We are pleased to announce that field scientific school for early-stage researchers of bryology «Bryophytes of Subarctic» will be held from 27-30th of June 2012 in Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden-Institute (Kirovsk, Murmansk Prov.). The field scientific school for early-stage researchers will be held in venue of the conference and will provide PhD students and postdocs with practical training in bryophyte identification. The school languages are Russian and English.

During the field scientific school for early-stage researchers we plan excursions through Murmansk Region. Participants of the field excursions should provide a special clothes and equipment yourself. As the excursions need significant financial outlay, we try to receive some extra funding to minimize participants’ expenses. Details of payment for excursion will be outlined in the Second Circular.

For preliminary registration please fill out the form provided below and send it to the following address before September 30, 2011. Please don’t postpone preliminary registration, because we need to know the number of potential participants to obtain proper financial support for the field trip.

Key dates
Preliminary registration deadline 30 September 2011
Second circular with description of accommodations and registration fee 30 October 2011
Preliminary working program of school 15 March 2012
Third circular, working program, list of participants 30 April 2012

Organizing Committee
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Organizing Committee of the field school:
Zhirov Vladimir, Dr. Prof., Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden-Institute of the Kola Science Center, RAS (chairman) (Kirovsk).

Konstantinova Nadezhda, Dr., Prof., Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden-Institute of the Kola Science Center, RAS (chairman) (Kirovsk).

Bakalin Vadim, Dr., Far East Botanical-Garden of the FEB RAS (Vladivostok).

Belkina Olga, PhD, Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden- Institute of the Kola Science Center, RAS (Kirovsk).

Borovichev Evgeny, Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden- Institute of the Kola Science Center, RAS (Kirovsk).

Vilnet Anna, PhD, Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden- Institute of the Kola Science Center, RAS (Kirovsk).

Mamontov Yuri, PhD, Polar-Alpine Botanical Garden- Institute of the Kola Science Center, RAS (Kirovsk).

Secretariat of the field school
Borovichev Evgeny Vilnet Anna, Tel.: +7(81531)52742, Fax: +7(81531)51436,
E-mail: bryo_kpabg@mail.ru,
184256 Russia, Murmansk Prov.,
Kirovsk, N.A. Avrorin Polar-alpine botanical garden-institute

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REGISTRATION FORM
Last name .........................................................................................................
First name....................................................................................................
Country.......................................................................................................
Organization............................................................ ....................................
Organization address.......................................................................
Position, academic degree..................................................................
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If you need a formal letter of invitation from the Conference organizing committee to help you obtain funding, approval to travel, or a visa, email rm with your name, address, and a statement of any other information that you need included in the letter. Also specify if the letter needs to be in hard-copy or whether it can be faxed or emailed as an attached pdf.

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