State of geomorphological research in 2018

The registration and abstract submission are now open, with the deadline of March 31, 2018.

For the registration, please, fill the on-line form available at the following link:

The forthcoming 18th annual conference of the Czech Association of Geomorphologists will be held in the heart of Czech Republic in close vicinity of the Vysočina Geopark which is spread out in the landscape of Bohemian-Moravian Highland.

Contributions both from basic and applied research in the field of geomorphology and related disciplines are welcomed. We hope the conference will become an inspiring event through exchanging ideas, knowledge and connecting people.

Make a note of our conference in the calendar. We are looking forward to see you in the heart of Bohemian-Moravian Highland.

The conference is organized under the auspices of scientific committee:

  • prof. RNDr. Jan Kalvoda, DrSc.
  • doc. RNDr. Karel Kirchner, CSc.
  • doc. RNDr. Zdeněk Máčka, Ph.D.
  • doc. RNDr. Jan Hradecký, Ph.D.
  • doc. Mgr. Aleš Bajer, Ph.D.

When: 25–27 April, 2018

Where: Mlýnhotel resort in Vílanec (close to the town of Jihlava), Czech Republic

Language of the conference: English

Contact e-mail:

1st Announcement for download
2nd Announcement for download

Important dates and deadlines

  • 10th January, 2018: 2nd circular with online registration form, payment details, and information about abstract submission
  • 31st March, 2018: deadline for registration, conference fee payment and submission of abstract
  • 16th April, 2018: 3rd circular with final conference programme
  • 25 – 27 April, 2018: Conference

Conference fee (incl. VAT)

Full price 1700 CZK (70 EUR)
Student price*) 1000 CZK (40 EUR)

Student price apply to fulltime students only, valid proof of student’s status required. Winners of excellent student thesis award (1st place in each category) do not pay conference fee.

The price includes: Entry to all conference sessions, coffee breaks, festive diner, book of abstracts in electronic form, excursion guide

Payment of the registration fee is by bank transfer only. All handling charges / bank expenses must be paid by the remitter.

You will receive payment instructions (proforma invoice) via email after your on-line registration.

Cancelation policy

All cancellations must be sent to the organizational team via conference e-mail

Refunds will be made after the conference as follows:

  • Before April 5, 2018: 100% of total conference fee
  • Since April 5, 2018: no refunds

Participants who are unable to attend the conference at the last minute are advised to encourage another member of their staff to attend instead.

Conference venue

The conference will take place in the Mlýnhotel resort in Vílanec close to town of Jihlava (Czech Republic) ( with good access from D1 Prague–Brno highway. Accommodation and meals have been arranged directly in the Mlýnhotel resort; no transfer to other facilities is required. Accommodation and meals are paid individually after arrival. Hotel offers single, double, 3beds and 4beds rooms. Hotel prefers payment in cash.

Prices – accommodation (incl. breakfast)

  • Single room: 630 CZK person/night
  • Double, 3beds, 4beds room: 540 CZK person/night
  • Double room occupied by one person: 810 CZK person/night

Prices – meals

  • Lunch: 150 CZK
  • Supper: 145 CZK

Please specify in the on-line registration form pre-order of your accommodation and meals.

Book of abstracts: abstracts of oral and poster contributions will be published in an electronic form with ISBN

Preliminary programme:

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

  • 9:00 – 13:00 Registration of participants
  • 13:00 – 17:00 Welcome speech, Keynote lectures, Student excellent thesis award announcement 
  • 19:00 – 20:00 Meeting of the Czech Association of Geomorphologists

Thursday, April 26, 2018

  • 8:30 – 18:00 Oral presentations, poster session
  • 20:00 Festive dinner

Friday, April 27, 2018

  • Field trip – landforms /landscapes of the Vysočina Geopark

Post-conference field trip

A full-day field trip will be organized to present landforms and landscape of the Vysočina Geopark. Transport to excursion sites will be by own cars of participants; in case of registering for the excursion, specify in on-line registration form, if you will have access to a car or not.

Guidelines for preparation of abstract

A book of abstracts from the conference will be published in electronic form with ISBN.

The limit for abstract is 2 pages (including references), no figures and tables. For the details about text formatting, download the abstract template from the conference website. Please submit the abstracts to the conference email (, not later than March 31, 2018. If you will send more abstracts, please use separate files.

Oral presentations

The time designated for oral presentation is 12 minutes + 3 minutes for discussion. Please, bring your Power-Point or PDF presentation to the meeting on a USB flashdrive or CD in order to load it into the in-room notebook (no Mac). You will not be able to use your own notebook for your presentation.

Poster presentations

Authors of poster presentations are expected to provide a short (1-2 minutes) talk of their poster at the beginning the poster session. Preferred format of the poster is portrait A0 or A1.

Organizational team:

Masaryk University

  • doc. RNDr. Zdeněk Máčka, Ph.D.
  • Mgr. Lenka Ondráčková
  • Jaroslava Ježková

Institute of Geonics, AS CR

  • doc. RNDR. Karel Kirchner, CSc.
  • Mgr. František Kuda, Ph.D.
  • Mgr. Eva Nováková

Mendel University

  • doc. Mgr. Aleš Bajer, Ph.D.
  • RNDr. Lucie Kubalíková, Ph.D.