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We are excited about the opportunity to hold the conference of the Israeli Geological Society physically, in the city of Yeruham, which will host us with warmth and love. So far more than 250 participants have confirmed their arrival!

The conference program is very busy, so special care must be taken with the schedules throughout the conference.

Opening of the conference:

Registration and reception for the conference will take place at the entrance to the Mindst building, starting at 8:30 p.m.

At 10:00 (exactly!) The opening session of the conference will begin, which will take place in the auditorium of the Hall of Culture, a 5-minute walk away. Schedules must be adhered to.

Green daughter participation:

According to the guidelines of the Ministry of Health, a green card commitment to hold conferences, participation is conditional on the presentation of a certificate of vaccination or recovery or the presentation of a negative corona test performed on the day of arrival at the conference.

Conference proceedings:

The conference will have four sessions at the same time: three halls in the Maidenst building (rest, mishash, and rowing) and a fourth hall (Avnon) in the conservatory building, adjacent to the community center.

Elections to the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee:

Elections to the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee will be conducted by scanning a barcode at the conference registration booth.

Candidates for the Committee:

Ronit Kessel to the position of Vice President.

Committee members: Uri Dor, Nurit Stuber-Zisso, Reli Wald, Nurit Weber, Oded Elazar, Jonathan Keinan, and Yael Ebert.

Candidates for the Audit Committee:

Shimon Feinstein, Anton Wax and Gal Yasur.

Posters:

This year the poster session will be held in two parts: the first part of short lectures to all conference participants in the Mishash Hall in Mindest and part two a poster display in the lobby of Mindst (after dinner, on beers). Reminder to all poster presenters to send an e-mail to Sarit Ashkenazi- Polybuda (Sarit@adssc.org) One slide for the short lecture on the poster until 28.4.

Python and GMT Workshop:

The workshop will be held on Wednesday, May 5 at the Mishash Hall, in the Maidenst Building from 9:00 to 14:00.

Workshop participants must arrive with a personal computer pre-installed with the following software:

Anaconda. Instructions in the link:

https://docs.anaconda.com/anaconda/install/

JupyterLab (using the Anaconda environment they just downloaded). Instructions in the link:

https://jupyter.org/install

For questions, please contact Guy Ben-Dor by email: guybend@post.bgu.ac.il

Conference registration:

We have extended the registration date for the conference until 22.4. Please hurry to register! We will be happy to meet all the members and members of the Geological Society for generations!

Not to forget the payment of the two-year membership fee that allows the continued activity of the Israeli Geological Society (NIS 250 per member and NIS 125 per student or retiree)

Registration for the conference will be made on the Geological Society website:

https://www.igs.org.il/abstracts-instructions

Plenary Assembly:

The plenary meeting and the distribution of the company's awards will take place on Tuesday, May 4, from 12:00 to 14:00.

Topics of the meeting:

Annual activity report of the company - President of the company

Presentation of the financial report for the year 2020 - the company's treasurer

Reporting the current financial situation - the company's treasurer

Audit Committee Report - Committee Representative

The involvement of the geological society in the condition of the Dead Sea - Yaakov Nir

Reporting on election results to the Company's Vice President, Company Committee, Audit Committee.

Awarding of the Geological Society Awards for 2021.

Award winners' lectures (Prof. Rafi Freund, Dr. Peretz Gerder, Prof. Gedaliah Gvirtzman)

Meeting of old and young researchers:

We will take the great opportunity of the participation of veteran and young researchers from all sectors of the geological society (academia, industry, government and private companies) for a joint lunch meeting on Friday 4.5 at 14:00. More details to come.

For those arriving at the conference by shuttle:

The shuttle to the conference on May 3 will depart from the Geological Survey of Jerusalem at 6:30 a.m., with pick-up from Shoresh Junction, Latrun Junction and North Railway Station in Be'er Sheva. For coordination of pick-up times from the stations (in real time) it will be possible to contact Natalie Niago (0507857795)