17th ECM – important dates and deadline extended

Dear colleagues,

Please let me remind you of some important dates:

  • The hotel reservation deadline using ECM discount is July 10, 2015
  • The abstracts submission deadline has been extended until July 15, 2015
  • The standard registration fee deadline is August 31, 2015., however please note that this applies for participants without contribution, while for those with the contribution, payment has to be settled till July 15 in order for their abstract to be included in the Conference Program and Book of Abstracts

Please, provide your registration, payment and abstract before these deadlines. The abstracts will be included in the Conference Programme and Book of Abstracts only after your payment is settled and not later than the July 15, 2015.

Guidelines for abstracts can be found in the Abstract submission web page. Abstracts for posters and oral presentation are both welcome. One person can submit more than one abstract.

The acceptance letter will be sent to you by an e-mail no later than two weeks after the abstract submission deadline. Should you need an official Acceptance letter earlier, please contact us.

Please, find the pdf document with the important information posted on our web site.

Best regards,

Lucija

Early-bird Registration fee deadline reminder and the very first list of participants has been posted!

Dear carabidologists,

Please let me remind you that the Early-bird Registration fee deadline is
May 31, 2015.

I am glad to announce that the very first list of participants registered so
far has been posted. The list will be updated regularly.

Immediately upon registration you should receive an automatic reply with the
hotel booking code. In case you do not receive confirmation e-mail, please
contact me on slucija@biol.pmf.hr

Through registration please double check your e-mail address that will be
used for an automatic reply.

Visit our donators on the 17th ECM web pages and share us from Nature Events
Directory (Nature Publishing Group).

On behalf of the organising committee,

Best regards,

Lucija

17th ECM NEWS Patronage of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports

Dear colleagues,

Please let me remind you that the Early-bird Registration deadline is May 31, 2015. All important dates for the 17th ECM have been listed on our web page.

I am pleased to announce that the 17th ECM has obtained patronage of the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia.

Furthermore, our extra ordinary meeting is listed on Nature Events Directory (Nature Publishing Group), as well as on the home and news pages of the:

The Invitation to the 17th European Carabidologist Meeting has been published also in Entomologia Croatica 18 (1-2): 85-86.

The organiser of the 17th ECM receiving a carabid beetle sculpture at the 16th ECM closing ceremony in 2013 in Prague (Pavel Saska at the left and Lucija Šerić Jelaska at the right side of the photo). The sculpture is work of Tale Vermeulen from the Netherland and was handed to the ECM organisers in 2009, at the 14th ECM in Netherland. Carabus arvensis was used as a model. The above side is made of copper and the rest of the zinc. The sculpture will be handed to the next organiser in Primošten, Croatia.

The organiser of the 17th ECM receiving a carabid beetle sculpture at the 16th ECM closing ceremony in 2013 in Prague (Pavel Saska at the left and Lucija Šerić Jelaska at the right side of the photo). The sculpture is work of Tale Vermeulen from the Netherland and was handed to the ECM organisers in 2009, at the 14th ECM in Netherland. Carabus arvensis was used as a model. The above side is made of copper and the rest of the zinc. The sculpture will be handed to the next organiser in Primošten, Croatia.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
See you in Primošten!

Cheers,

Lucija

17th ECM supporting institutions and donators

Dear participants,

we are pleased to announce that the 17th European Carabidologists Meeting is supported by the Faculty of Science at the University of Zagreb. So far, our donators are “Sladorana D.D.” Županja and Školska Knjiga Publisher. We would like to remind you, that the abstract submission and the early registration for the 17th ECM are open. Also, the list of our invited lecturers has been updated.

We wish you a Happy Easter!

Lucija

Registration and abstract submission now open and hotel Zora booking is available! Posted on February 20, 2015

Dear colleagues,

I am delighted to announce that registration and abstract submission now open for the 17th European Carabidologists Meeting (http://17ecm.biom.hr/), to be held in Primošten, near Šibenik, Croatia, from September 20-25, 2015. Please visit the conference home page for registration process and abstract submission.
Furthermore, the hotel Zora booking is now available!

Please note that the venue of the meeting has been changed from the previously posted one. As organizers, we decided to change the venue of the 17th ECM to be held at the Zora Hotel in order to provide the best possible conditions regarding conference facilities and the accommodation options. Please visit the conference home page for accommodation options and booking. We believe that this change will bring us all excellent value for better prices, as well as the conference canter fully adapted to needs of the 17th ECM.

Sincerely,

Lucija

First two invited speakers announced on December 15, 2014

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to announce first two invited speakers of the conference. Jean-Yves Rasplus, France, will talk about reconstructing biogeographical and evolutionary history of the genus Carabus, from multiple genes to pangenomic markers, and Achille Casale, Italy, will talk about diversity of subterranean carabid beetles in the Dinaric chain.

Lucija