Tectonic Crossroads: Evolving Orogens of Eurasia-Africa-Arabia

To get back to English, refresh the page.

Conference Schedule

Conference Registration Fee includes Opening Welcome Reception, morning and afternoon breaks, daily lunch, mid-week field trip, and closing conference dinner.




Sunday, 3 October 2010
Cultural and Convention Centre, Middle East Technical University
Welcome Reception – 18:00 – 20:30

Monday, 4 October 2010
Cultural and Convention Centre, Middle East Technical University
Keynote Talk: Joann M. Stock, Caltech, USA – 10:00 – 10:45
      The Southern San Andreas Fault System and Northern Gulf of California: Formation of New Crust Along a Transtensional Plate Boundary
Morning Technical Sessions – 10:50– 12:30
Lunch Break – 12:30 – 13:30
Keynote Talk: Andreas Mulch, Universität Hannover, Germany – 13:30 – 14:15
      Miocene to Pliocene Plateau Development and Precipitation Patterns in Central Anatolia
Afternoon Technical Sessions – 14:30 – 16:50
Posters– 17:00 – 18:30

Tuesday, 5 October 2010
Cultural and Convention Centre, Middle East Technical University
Keynote Talk: Robert Reilinger, MIT, USA – 08:30 – 09:15
      Subduction Drives Arabia/Africa Plate Convergence with Eurasia and Provides a Unifying, Dynamic Mechanism for Mediterranean/Middle East Tectonics
Morning Technical Sessions – 09:30 – 12:30
Lunch Break – 12:30 – 13:30
Keynote Talk: Sun-Lin Chung, National Taiwan University, Taiwan – 13:30 – 14:15
      A Comparative Study of the Tibet/Himalaya and Caucasus/Iran Orogenic Belts: Magmatic Perspectives
Afternoon Technical Sessions – 14:30 – 16:50
Posters– 17:00 – 18:30

Wednesday, 6 October 2010
Mid-Week Field Trips – 08:00 – 17:00

Thursday, 7 October 2010
Cultural and Convention Centre, Middle East Technical University
Keynote Talk: Robert Hall, Royal Holloway University of London, U.K. – 08:30 – 09:15
      Subduction, Collision and Development of Orogenic Belts: A Southeast Asian Perspective on the Tectonic Crossroads of Eurasia–Africa–Arabia
Morning Technical Sessions – 09:30 – 12:30
Lunch Break– 12:30 – 13:30
Keynote Talk: Philippe Agard, Université P.M. Curie, Paris, France– 13:30 – 14:15
      Zagros Convergence: A Subduction-Dominated Process?
Afternoon Technical Sessions – 14:30 – 16:50
Conference Dinner – 19:00 – 23:00
Posters– 17:00 – 18:30

Friday, 8 October 2010
Cultural and Convention Centre, Middle East Technical University
Keynote Talk: Harry W. Green, II, University of California at Riverside, USA – 08:30 – 09:15
      Subduction Zone Earthquake Mechanisms and Exhumation of Rocks From Depths Exceeding 300 Km in Collision Zones
Morning Technical Sessions – 09:30 – 12:30
Lunch Break– 12:30 – 13:30
Keynote Talk: Henry J.B. Dick, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA – 13:30 – 14:15
      Modes of Accretion at Slower Spreading Ocean Ridges
Afternoon Technical Sessions – 14:30 – 16:50
Posters– 17:00 – 18:30