Scientific Conference

The second year of scientific conference Karst, Caves and People is taking place on Friday, September 22 and on Saturday, September 23 in the Culture Centre of the town of Sloup in the Moravian Karst.

Conference themes

• Colonization of karst areas
• The first karst researchers
• Scientific look at caves and its development through time
• Beginnings and present state of modern speleology
• Current utilization and protection of karst areas

All contributions related to the above given themes are welcome.

Official languages for the contributions are Czech and English. In Czech presentations, we recommend that thecontributions are supplemented by English summaries.

Abstracts of the contributions with a max. length of 1,500 characters (including blank spaces) should be inserted into the pre-defined template ( download HERE ) and sent to the e-mail address:

Instructions for the submission of the final contribution will be subsequently sent to you together with the admission information.

Important dates

Deadline for abstract submission: 1 May, 2023
Information on admission/rejection: by 15 May, 2023
Deadline for the submission of final papers: June 30, 2023

Scientific committee of the Conference

President: prof. RNDr. Pavel Bosák, DrSc.
Secretary: Mgr. Michal Filippi, Ph.D.
Committee members: Dr. Johannes Mattes
RNDr. Jan Lenart, Ph.D.
RNDr. Petr Zajíček
Mgr. Filip Chalupka
Mgr. Petr Kostrhun, Ph.D.