June 5th to 9th, 2015

Ice Breaker 6 Pm June 5th at China University of Geosciences, close to Guanggu Optical Valley and East Lake

Two day ( 6th and 7th ) conference at Institute of Geodesy and Geophysics, across the street from Li Yuan Hotel 

( most of the participants will stay there, we will sign you up there unless you wish to stay somewhere else ,  this hotel is close to the famous Hubei Museum, about 2.5 km  )

 The hotel is  located at a big thoroughfare  called  Xu Dong Da Jie , in  Wuchang, 


Please consult the map below for the various places in Wuhan and Hubei province.  Conference will be two days from June 6 to June 7 ( end of last lecture will be at 3:15 PM on June 7th. Afterwards there will be a tour to Future City, Wuchang, which houses new development of enterprising technological activities in Hubei and a reception will follow.


A two-day ( 8th and 9th ) reflective retreat at Wudang Mountain, about 180 km from Wuchang,  where we will have a more intensive period of focussed  discussion 

about the future of continental  and oceanic tectonics in a more serene surroundings.


Abstract Due Date ( NEW)  April 25th 2015.

should have a title and 300 words with a figure or two in  a  PDF file

please send a copy to daveyuen@gmail.com and/or  fabio.capitanio@monash.edu

Organizers: Ni Sidao,  David A. Yuen, Fabio Capitanio, Shuangxi Zhang, Huawei Zhou




For local logistical information, please consult Dr. Jiajun Chong, jiajunchong@asch.whigg.ac.cn

or Mr. Yong Zhou   zhouyong@asch.whigg.ac.cn. There will also be a website there ( http://logs.whigg.ac.cn ). There you will also find the submitted abstracts along with other important information


We plan to have a volume of contributions coming out from this conference ,which will record and reflect the spirit of these enthralling discussions.


Expected participants

Paul  J. Tackley, ETH, Zurich

Gabriele Morra, University of Louisiana, U.S.A.

Eric Sandvol, University of Missouri, Columbia

Daoyuan   Sun   , USTC,  Hefei, China

Wesley ( Kensuke) Konishi, Academica Sinica, Taipei, China

Dan ( Byungdal) So , Chungnam University, South Korea

 Louis N. Moresi,  University of Melbourne,  Australia

Megan Miller, University of Southern California, USA

Shoichi Yoshioka  , Kobe University, Japan

Phil Heron, University of Toronto, Canada

Larry Boschi, University Paris XIII

Luce M. Fleitout,  Ecole Normale Superieure , Paris

Satoru Honda, Earthquake Research Institute, Univ. Tokyo, Japan

Yongtai Yang,  USTC, Hefei

XiaodONG Song, Nanjing University

Michele Rabinowicz , CNRS-Geosciences Environment Toulouse (GET), Toulouse,  France

Muriel Gerbault , Toulouse Research Development- Geosciences Environment Toulouse ( GET), Toulouse, France

Shengzu Wang, Chinese Earthquake Administration, Beijing

Wei Leng, USTC , Hefei

Juan Li,  IGG CAS, Beijing

Zhonghai Li  , Institute of Geology , Beijing

Marie-Luce Chevalier, Institute of Geology, CAS, Beijing

Xiaobo He, ZHejiang University, Hangzhou

Hosein Shahnas, Chungnam University, South Korea

Greg Houseman, Leeds University, England

Lijun Liu , University Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Anne Replumaz, Grenoble, France

Paul Tapponier, Earth Science Institute, Singapore