PROGRAM

1st day (27th September 2018, Thursday) – Arrival day in Chepelare
Accommodation of the participants and free program until the Opening Ceremony.
Possibility for a visit to the town.
15:00 – 18:00 Opening Symposium office.
Registration of the participants will be at
Tourist Information Centre of Chepelare
Address:
1A Dicho Petrov Str., Chepelare 4850  -   41°43'32.05"N, 24°41'3.04"E
17:30 Community cultural centre  of Chepelare
Address:
u.“Vasil dechev” 14, Chepelare -   41°43'32.02"N,  24°41'10.83"E
Official Opening Ceremony of the 24th ICBS.
Welcome ceremony.
Official Symposium dinner hosted by Chepelare Municipality at Grand Hotel Chepelare
2nd day (28th September 2018, Friday ) – Pre-Conference Excursion Day
8:00 Departure to Triagalna/Triagalnata cave – Hiking  shoes and light
Meeting point: Community cultural centre
10:00 Arrival at Parking place at Trialganata cave – walking distance to cave approximately
30 min. Visit of the cave.
12:00 Departure to Yagodina cave (tourist cave)
13:00 Lunch break
14:00 Visit of Yagodina cave
16:00 Departure to Chepelare
3rd day (29th September 2019, Saturday ) – Day of Presentations
08:00 – 09:00 Opening Symposium office at the  Community cultural centre.
Registration of the participants at the Community cultural centre.
Address:
u.-“Vasil dechev” 14, Chepelare  -  41°43'32.02"N, 24°41'10.83"E
09:00 – 9:30 Opening Ceremony of the “day of presentations”
9:30 – 10:00 Introduction
10:00 -10:30 Paijmans: Bears of the caves of the Cave bear symposium
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 -11:30 Alberti: New insights into the mitochondrial phylogeny of the cave bear
complex
11:30 – 12:00 Roblíckova: Cave bears from Moravian Karst (Czech Republic)
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 14:30 Meleg: Population dynamics of late Pleistocene cave bear populations in the
Romanian Carpathians
14:30 – 15:00 Barriquand: 3D contribution on Azé taphonomy
15:00 – 15:30 Sabol: Endocraniology of large carnivores from the Late Pleistocene of Slovakia
15:30 Coffee break
16:00 – 16:30 Verheijen: The carnivore fauna of the Middle Pleistocene sites of Schöningen,
Germany
16:30 – 17:00 Wagner: Middle Pleistocene cave bear record in Zhoukoudian area of Beijing,
China
17:00 – 17:30 Fabbricatore: Ludwig Carl Moser paleontological collection at NHM Vienna
17:30 – 17:45 Short introduction ICBS 25.-28. Sept. 2019
17:45 – 18:45 Poster presentation - with drinks and snacks
4th day (30th September 2019, Sunday) – Post-Conference Excursion Day
9:00 Departure to Borikovo/Borikovska cave. Trekking shoes and light.
Meeting point: Community cultural centre
Address:
u.-“Vasil dechev” 14, Chepelare
10:30 Arrival at Borikovo/Borikovska cave
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 Departure to Mogilitsa village
16:00 Departure to Chepelare
Dinner in Restaurant of Traditional Bulgarian Cuisine on the charge of organizers.