12th International Conference "Methods of Absolute Chronology"
11-13th May 2016, Gliwice-Paniówki, Poland


The Conference is multidisciplinary and will concern the following subjects:

  1. Methods of absolute chronology and their application in Quaternary geology.
  2. Methods of dating and creation of absolute time scales for paleoclimatic reconstructions.
  3. Isotopic and other methods in research of paleo- and modern environment.
  4. Methods and applications of dating archaeological objects.

The conference scientific programme includes plenary and poster sessions in all the above subjects, and panel discussions on topics proposed by the participants. The working language of the conference is English. Do you have a proposition of a topic of particular sessions? If yes, please contact us via e-mail:

Conference contributions

The contributors are asked to register and submit their abstracts in English before 1st of March 2016 on the website and to indicate preferred session and presentation form (oral/poster). In the case of a large number of oral presentations, some contributions may be moved to poster sessions upon the decision of the Scientific Committee.

There is a possibility to publish all presentations (oral and poster) in the open-access journal Geochronometria, following the regular reviewing procedure. We have a pleasure to inform you that selected manuscripts will be published without a fee.

Conference costs

The conference fee is 700 PLN. The fee covers coffee breaks, lunches, ice-breaker dinner (1st day of the conference), conference dinner (2nd day of the conference), transport by a special bus from and to Gliwice railway station, visit GADAM Centre laboratories and conference kit including a book of abstracts. The fee for students and accompanying persons is 550 PLN. There is also a possibility to reduce the fee by early registration and payment before 31st January 2016 (early registration fee 600 PLN, for students and accompanying persons - 450 PLN).

Current exchange rates

The fee should be paid in advance in PLN (Polish currency) by a bank transfer to the following account (Please include the costs of bank transfer):

Bank name

Bank address
Zwycięstwa 28
44-100 Gliwice, POLAND

Account number
Account No: PL 60 1050 1230 1000 0002 0211 3056

Account owner
Politechnika Slaska
Akademicka 2A
44-100 Gliwice, Poland

When making your bank transfers please quote clearly your name and that it is conference fee payment for 12th Conference MACh2016

Conference venue

The conference will be held at the "Biały Dom" Hotel (Paniówki near Gliwice, Silesia region, Poland).

Biały Dom Hotel


Participants should book their accommodation themselves and pay for it separately at the hotel. We expect the majority of participants to stay in the "Biały Dom" Hotel. Please contact personally with the hotel via e-mail ( and use "MACh 2016" as a subject of the mail to receive a special price for the participants of our conference.

Conference deadlines

Deadlines of the registration, payment and submission of abstracts extended to 31th March 2016!

Early registration and payment31st December 2015 (extended to 31st January 2016)
Registration and payment1st March 2016 (extended to 31th March 2016)
Submission of abstracts1st March 2016 (extended to 31th March 2016)
Third Circular30th April 2016
Submission of manuscripts31st October 2016

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Local Organising Committee

Adam Michczyński – chairman
Grzegorz Kazanowski
Danuta J. Michczyńska
Piotr Moska
Fatima Pawełczyk
Jacek Pawlyta
Grzegorz Poręba
Barbara Sensuła
Jarosław Sikorski

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GADAM Centre of Excellence
Department of Radioisotopes
Institute of Physics - Centre for Science and Education
Silesian University of Technology
Konarskiego 22B, PL-44-100 Gliwice, Poland
Polish Academy of Sciences


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