13TH - 17TH JULY
AUDITORIO ALFREDO KRAUS
LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA
The Canarian observatory of HABs (OCH) organise the 12th edition of the International Conference on Modern and Fossil Dinoflagellates (DINO12), that will be held from 13th to 17th July 2020 at the Alfredo Kraus Auditory, placed at Las Canteras beach of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. The International Conference on Modern and Fossil Dinoflagellates (DINO) has been held on a continuous basis at different places of the world since 1978.
On this edition, DINO12 will be framed within the common topic of Global warming, but preserving the essence of the meeting, in which the dinoflagellates and their cysts are the major protagonists. As it is usual, the conference will gather biologist working with modern dinoflagellates and geologists working with fossil dinoflagellates.
As in previous editions, the organization will provide the means for meetings and workshops to be held during the celebration of DINO12. Participants or groups interested in holding their meetings during the DINO12 celebration should fill out and submit the form found in the following link
Proffesionals working on the field of Modern and Fossil Dinoflagellates. Field scientist.
Public and Private Organizations. Students.
Environmentalist. Aquaculture professionals…..
The DINO 12 Organizing Committee recommends you to book your flights as soon as possible in order to get good ticket rates. Please notice that July is high season in Gran Canaria and flight ticket rates will increase the closer we get to the Conference. There are direct flichts to Gran Canaria from many european airports.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has a large accommodation offer of all type of hotels. We recommend you to stay in Las Canteras area, from where you can reach by foot the Auditorio Alfredo Kraus. The City also offers a large amount of vacational homes and appartments in case you with this type of accommodation.
The DINO 12 organization has arranged special fares for the Conference attendees. To book on the official accommodation hotels, please click here.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria has a large range of accommodation options. Most of the hotels are located near Las Canteras Beach area, which is also where the DINO 12 venue (Auditorio Alfredo Kraus) is located. The Organazing Committee has arranged special fares with the official hotels. You can make your reservation on the this link.
Regular Bus Service
Bus Line 60 is a direct service between Gran Canaria Airport and the city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The frequency is every 30 minutes and the fare between 2,50€ and 3€. To check the timetable, please visit : www.guaguasglobal.com.
You can take a taxi from the airport to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. The fare is around 35€.
The Conference Dinner will take place on July 16th, 2020 (Thursday) at the Bodega San Juan. The venue we have chosen for this special ocassion is a charming winery located in the wine area of Gran Canaria (Bandama). It will be an outdoor dinner (to enjoy of the excelent weather we have in the Canary Islands) under centennial trees and the wonderful atmosphere of this special place. You can register for the Conference dinner through the registration form. The number of participants is limited.