Gerneral Informaiton

The Symposium includes two days of indoor meeting and six days of field trip.

Time: November 1st-9th, 2018

Venue: Banshan Hotel, Yichang, Hubei Province, South China

Field: Yichang-Shennongjia Region, South China


Provisional Schedule

November 1st, 2018, Arrival and Reception

November 2nd – 3rd, 2018, Indoor meeting at Banshan Hotel

November 4th – 9th, 2018, Field Trip around Yichang-Shennongjia Region

The symposium will be officially closed at 8:00 pm, November 9th, 2018

November 10th, 2018, Departure


Scientific Themes

Theme 1: Progress on Supercontinent Reconstruction: New Findings and Developing Approaches

Theme 2: Supercontinent Cycle and Geodynamics

Theme 3: Chinese Cratons and Orogenic Belts in Supercontinents

Theme 4: Life and Environment Coevolution: from Nuna, Rodinia to Pangea

Theme 5: Climate Changes during Critical Transitions of Earth History: Observations, Interpretations and                 Modeling


Important Dates

Jan 31st 2018: General information Online in IGCP 648 Page

May 10th 2018: Release Second Circular

May 10th 2018: Symposium website available for registration, abstract submission

September 15th 2018: Deadline of abstract submission and registration

October 15th 2018: Release Last Circular.


Contact us

Any questions or suggestions related to the symposium please contact directly to:

Cao, Liwan: caoliwan@cugb.edu.cn

Zhang, Shihong: shzhang@cugb.edu.cn