16.03.2018 / 09:00

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Young Trondhjemites 2018

Young Trondhjemites 2018 is the third edition of a conference for young researchers working with geosciences in Trondheim. The conference will be held at the Geological Survey of Norway (NGU) and aims at bringing together people from NTNU, NGU and other geoscientific institutions.

Guest lecture by Jørn H. Hurum: Outreach, marine monsters and apes

Students working on a master, on a PhD, or recently graduated will have the opportunity to present their work as a talk or as a poster. In addition, several workshops and social activities will be held. Best lectures and best posters are voted - and young researchers will be honored with awards.

The conference will be held in English.

Our main sponsors.
Pictures from the recent Young Trondhjemite conference, held in 2017.

Important information:

Location: Norges geologiske undersøkelse (NGU), Leiv Erikssons vei 39, 7040 Trondheim

Important dates:

January 2018: Registration opens (no registration fee!)

8th of March 2018: Deadline for abstract submission and registration

16th of March 2018: Young Trondhjemites conference

Comittee: Paula Hilger (NGU), Frank Jakobsen (NGU), Alexandra Jarna (NGU), Pierrick Nicolet (NGU), Ben Snook (NTNU).


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0900-0930: Registration & coffee

0930-1100: Seven presentations & powertalks*

  • 0930-1010: Four presentations
  • 1010-1030: Powertalks*
  • 1030-1100: Three presentations

1100-1130: Break & Poster session + coffee and fruit

1130-1230: Guest talk: Jørn H. Hurum, "Outreach, marine monsters and apes"

1230-1300: Lunch

1300-1310: NPD slot: André Jensen presents NPD

1310-1430: Eight presentations

1430-1500: Break & Poster session + coffee & fruit

1500-1700: Two workshops session

  • 1500-1600: Workshop session 1
  • 1600-1700: Workshop session 2

1700-1730: Poster session with refreshments

1730-1800: Dinner

1800-        : Awarding of prizes to the best presentation and best poster, followed by quiz & refreshments

*Powertalks: Each contribution with a poster has a 1-minute-1slide presentation of their poster – meaning to introduce it and get the audience interested.