PRELIMINARY PROGRAM (updated on the 23rd November, 2016)

Sunday 6th August
All the day
Arrival, hotel check-in
19.00 – 20.00
Registration
20.00 – 21.30
Ice breaker party
Monday 7th August
07.30 – 08.30
Breakfast
08.30 – 09.00
Bus transfer to the Melnikov Permafrost Institute (MPI)
09.00 – 13.00
Opening of the symposium
Scientific session
The excursion to the Underground laboratory of MPI
Group photo
13.00 – 14.40
Bus transfer to the hotel, lunch
14.40 – 17.00
Scientific session
18.00 – 19.00
Transfer to the Lena river port
19.00
Departure to the Lena Pillar Natural Park, dinner onboard
Tuesday 8th August
All the day
The Lena River cruise to the Lena Pillar Natural Park, meals onboard
Wednesday 9th August
08.00
Arrival to Yakutsk, bus transfer to the hotel
9.00 – 10.00
Breakfast (hotel)
10.00 – 12.40
Scientific session
12.40 – 14.00
Lunch
14.00 – 15.40
Yakutsk city tour
15.40 – 17.00
Scientific session
19.00 – 21.00
Dinner on your own
Thursday 10th August
07.30 – 08.30
Breakfast
10.00 – 12.40
Scientific session
12.40 – 14.00
Lunch
14.00 – 15.40
The excursion to the Mammoth museum. Bus transfer to MPI
15.40 – 17.00
Scientific session (MPI). Closing
19.00 – 23.00
Banquet
Friday 11th August
08.00 – 18.00
Field excursion to underground water research site and icings of the Lena River terraces (about 10 hours), meals in the field
Saturday, 12 August
All the day
Departure