The Subcommission on Silurian Stratigraphy and associated researchers will meet in 2009 in Sardinia, Italy, from June 5th to 7th. The scientific sessions as well as the ISSS Business Meeting will be held in the coastal resort of Villasimius, a small town in the southeastern cost of Sardinia, about 40 km from Cagliari.
Any paper dealing with Silurian stratigraphy, palaeoecology and palaeogeography is welcome, but main emphasis will be paid to integrated multidisciplinary approaches to Silurian topics.The main topic of the meeting is "Time and Life in the Silurian: a multidisciplinary approach"
Four days of field trip in the southern part of the island will follow the meeting.
The field trip will be followed by a workshop of graptolite Treatise working group, which will take place in Cagliari from June 12 to June 16.
The website for this meeting is as follows: