VII International Workshop on Collapse Calderas
Toba Caldera, Sumatra, Indonesia
Workshop: 21st to 27th September, 2018
The workshop, like previous meetings, will be a venue to discuss many diﬀerent aspects of calderas, their physical setting, associated magmatic processes, eruption dynamics, impacts of eruptions, hazards associated with caldera volcanism and their mitigation. Taking advantage of Toba’s unique record, resurgence will be a major theme. The workshop will consists of 3 full days of presentations and discussion, and 2.5 full days of ﬁeld-based discussions.
The workshop will be held in charming Tuk Tuk on the eastern edge of Samosir island.Field trips will visit the key sites and outcrops of Samosir Island and Toba caldera. An optional visit to Sinabung Volcano Observatory is available to view the activity there. You will be able to enjoy the traditional Batak culture of Samosir.
Participants will need to ﬂy into Kualanamu International Airport (KNO), Medan. Many ﬂights connect from Jakarta, Tokyo, and Singapore and other Asian hubs. We intend to arrange for pick up and transport from the Kualanamu International Airport.
20th Arrive Medan, night in Medan
21st Transport to Tuk Tuk, via Simarjurunjung overlook, to TukTuk via Parapat, Dinner at Tabo
25th Field Trips (Early breakfast, packed lunch, dinner @ Tabo)
26th Lectures and Discussion at Tabo, (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner@ Tabo)
27th Return to Medan area via Prapat and Harangaol (Late flight out or night at Airport Hotel (own expense))
Optional trip to active Sinabung volcano ($100 extra)
27th Night at Brestagi
28th Sinabung volcano, observatory, and field instruments. Night at Airport hotel (own cost) or late flight out.
Registration fee for the workshop
(The cost is expected to be $750 for full IAVCEI member registration; it will be given at the Second Circular）
The cost above includes registration for the 3-days of workshop, 2.5 days ﬁeld trips, 7 nights accommodations on a twin room basis* (one night at the airport, 6 at the conference site), all meals (from the icebreaker dinner on the 20th night to the dinner on the 28th of September), and transporta1on to and from the Kualanamu airport, Medan.
*A single occupancy premium of $150 will be charged
We are planning to set a discounted registration $500 for Early Career folk that will be based on triple and quadruple occupancy. Please see the second circular for detail.
Organizers and Contact
General enquiries about the Workshop should be sent to the LOC at the following email addresses.
Please use “IAVCEI CCC 2018” in the subject line to ensure your emails are prioritized.
-Second Circular open: April 2018
-Registration open : May 1, 2018
-Registration and Abstract submission deadline: June 15, 2018
Registration and Abstracts
Because of the limitation of the hotel and bus capacities, the maximum number of foreign participants will be ca. 50. Acceptance to attend the workshop will be prioritized based on previous attendance at commission workshops, courses and other commission activities.
An abstract style guide and detailed will be provided in the second circular.