Dear Members and Participants!

Based on the decision of the Executive Board of the Association of Hungarian Geophysicists, the Meeting of Young Geoscientists event (27-28 March, 2020; Zalakaros) is postponed till September.



Dear Members,

The Junior Board of the Association of Hungarian Geophysicists and the Youth Foundation of the Hungarian Geological Society will organize the

Meeting of Young Geoscientists

Date 27-28 March 2020.
Venue Hunguest Hotel Freya, Zalakaros

Call for papers in three sections for geologists and geophysicist under 35 years of age
➢ Theoretical (oral presentation),
➢ Applied (oral presentation),
➢ Poster presentation.
Oral presentations
➢ Speaking time: 15 minutes (questions and discussion after each session).
➢ Language of slides: English.
➢ Language of talks: English or Hungarian.
➢ Projector and laptop are provided.
➢ The talks are open to all audience.
Poster presentations
➢ Size: 150 cm (height) x 90 cm (width).
➢ Language: English.
➢ Poster board is provided.
➢ Presentation of the posters will take place in two portions like in the last year:
➢ 3-minutes summary (maximum 3 slides in English, language of talks: English or Hungarian)
➢ Poster session (ad libitum).

Required for both oral and poster presentations in English. Length: max. 700 words (abstracts exceeding the limit will be edited). Title, author(s), affiliation should be stated in the uploaded file! Filename of abstracts: name_presenters.doc format, Abstracts must be uploaded during online registration at before the deadline.

Registration deadline: 29 February 2020

➢ Deadline of registration and submitting your abstract: 29 February 2020
Registrations after the deadline are not accepted, thus the participation cannot be guaranteed. Please note: the maximum number of oral presentations cannot exceed 30 due to time constraints of the conference. Therefore, above this limit, a technical committee will decide to relocate some presentations to the poster session and the authors are required to accept the decision.
➢ Registration is possible only online at the website of the event, where the template for the abstracts is also available. In case of any problem, please contact the members of the Organising Committee or the Secretariat (Columbus u. 17-23., 4/401, H-1145 Budapest; telephone: +36-1-201-9815).

Conference fees
➢ Invoices include three items

  Registration Fee Accomodation (1 night) Meal (1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner) Total
Student*  12000 Ft  10000 Ft  8000 Ft 30000 Ft/person
Regular 23000 Ft 10000 Ft 8000 Ft 41000 Ft/person

* Reduced fee is available for full-time university and PhD students.
➢ Prices include VAT. Invoices cannot be divided.
➢ For participation, the total amount of conference fee should be paid. No partial payment.
➢ Pre-registration is required for all participants and authors.
➢ On-site registration and payment are not possible.

Student members (BSc, MSc and PhD level) of the Association of Hungarian Geophysicists can apply for financial support. Each year the Association allocates its income from the received 1% tax returns to encourage participation of the young researchers who have had a membership at least for one year. Requests for waiving the registration fee can be submitted in written form to the Steering Committee through the contact persons listed below. Junior members of the Hungarian Geological Society may also apply for compensation. It is to be indicated during the online registration and the request should be sent in a letter addressed to MGE and MFT. Undergraduate or graduate applicants must have a Hungarian Geological Society membership already renewed for 2019.
Please transfer the registration fee to the following account:
➢ Name of beneficiary: Magyar Geofizikusok Egyesülete
➢ IBAN: HU52 1020 0830 3231 0195 0000 0000
➢ Remark: Meeting of Young Geoscientists

As soon as the fee arrives at the bank account of the Association of Hungarian Geophysicists, a pro forma invoice will be sent about the payment. You will receive the final invoice after the event. Please fill clearly and carefully the billing information (name and address) during the registration. A hotel room can be reserved for the evening before the conference (26 March) for an extra 10 000 Ft charge (including breakfast next morning and tourist tax). Please check the box in the registration form, if you need accommodation for the 0th night. Do not forget, this cost is not covered by the Associations!

On behalf of the jury, the sponsors and the audience, the organisers offer several awards for the participants of the conference.

Awards from the Association of the Hungarian Geophysicists and the Hungarian Geological Society can only be given to their members.

Meeting of Young Geoscientists is classified as a continued professional training with service specification number:

Hunguest Hotel Freya Zalakaros
8749 Zalakaros, Termál út 7.
Telephon: +36 93 340 125

➢ How to get there?
For information on how to get to the hotel by car or public transport please visit the website
of the hotel:
Parking is free of charge for guests.