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NVKD LECTURE DAYS, 3-5 october 2019, Plantentuin Meise, Belgium


We are invited to hold our annual ‘NVKD lecture days 2019’ at 

De Plantentuin, Meise Belgium. Bart Van de Vijver at De Plantentuin will host the meeting from 3-5 October


Thursday, 3 October 2019     Taxonomic Workshop

Friday,     4 October 2019      Lecture day

Saturday, 5 October 2019      Excursion

Taxonomic Workshop

The first day 3 October, will focus on the traditional taxonomic workshop; it’s the 10th workshop and so, a great tradition in the meantime. Bart van de Vijver will again set up an exciting program and will present fresh taxonomic insight of the Fragilaria capucina complex.

Diatom Lectures

On Friday 4 october is the annual lecture day (no costs) with a number of inspiring diatom lectures.



On Saturday the excursion will lead us to a location in de Province of Antwerp.

Detailed information 

Detailed information on the program, registration, Travel and Hotel information can be downloaded here.

Presenting Posters

This year there is an possibility presenting posters during the lecture day on 4 October. After the lunch break, the authors get the time to present their poster to their colleagues in 5-8 min sessions. More info here


Student grants

The NVKD provides a total of 5 scholarships, each with a value of 100-200 euros. The scholarship is intended to cover the travel, accommodation and accommodation costs of the student. All students, enrolled at a university and not yet promoted / undergraduate, qualify. More info here


Important deadlines

15 September 2019: student scholarship application

25 September 2019: register via the registration form for                                            taxonomic workshop, lecture day and                                        excursion.

25 September 2019: give up for dinner on Friday 4 October via registration form.

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