1. A preliminary layout of the conference program will be shown here soon.

2. Participants are invited to organize special sessions and present and/or moderate them during the course of the conference. For consultation on special sessions possibilities and titles, please contact one of the organizers: Prof. Anna Trono (anna.trono@unisalento.it); Prof. Yoel Mansfeld (yoel@geo.haifa.ac.il ) and/or Prof J├╝rgen Schmude (j.schmude@lmu.de ).