Plenary Session, “Time in Geosciences”,
Friday November 18th

Auditorium, Campus Biotech, Chemin des Mines 9, Geneva

Chairperson: Sébastien Castelltort
  • Welcome address by the Dean of the Faculty of Sciences
  • Welcome address by the Vice-Rector of the University of Geneva
  • Welcome address by the Minister of Planning, Accommodation and Energy of the Canton of Geneva
Chairperson: Sébastien Castelltort
  • Applying Geoscience for Climate by the Director of Energy Transition at Industrial Services of Geneva
  • Science and Society by the Director of the Natural History Museum of Geneva
Chairperson: Urs Schaltegger
  • A Time-Line for the Formation of Terrestrial Planets
  • The Proterozoic Eon: Life and Environments in Earth’s Middle Age
15:30-16:15 Coffee Break
Chairperson: Rossana Martini
  • Radiocarbon as a geochronometer and as a tracer in paleoclimatology, geophysics and astrophysics
Chairperson: Charles Fierz
  • Joint SNC-IUGG & SNC-IUGS Union Lecture:
    The Anthropocene: May we cure the symptoms of a changing climate?
 Chairperson: Pierre Dèzes
  • Platform Geosciences
  • Géologie Vivante
  • Congress “We Scientists Shape Science“
  • Presentation SGM 2017 in Davos
  • Paul Niggli Medal
  • CHGEOL Award
  • Swiss Geological Society Award
  • Acknowledgements
  • Werner Eugster
  • Matthias Damo
  • Christian Preiswerk
  • Jürg Schweizer
  • R. Wieler & C. Heinrich
  • Michael Schnellmann
  • Guido Schreurs
  • Sébastien Castelltort
18:30-22:30 Swiss Geoscience Party for registered participants