DATES, CITY AND VENUE

4 - 8
JULY 2022

DATES

LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA
CANARY ISLAND - SPAIN

CITY

AUDITORIO ALFREDO KRAUS
LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA

VENUE

IMPORTANT DATES

7th May 2022
15th June 2022
4th July 2022

Abstracts Submit Deadline

Deadline to send video presentations

DINO12 Conference Starts

7th May 2022

Abstracts Submit
Deadline

7th May 2022
15th June 2022

Deadline to send video presentations

15th June 2022
4th July 2022

DINO12 Conference
Starts

4th July 2022

CONFERENCE TOPICS

  • Climate Change

  • Palaeoecology and Palaeoceanography,

  • Dinocyst Systematics

  • Biodiversity and Systematics

  • Stratigraphy

  • Ecology

  • Mesozoic and Cenozoic Dynocyst Stratigraphies

  • Life Cycles and Nutritional Strategies

  • Stratigraphy

  • Evolution

  • Toxic Dinoflagellates and Biotoxins

  • Phanerozoic and deep tim scales

  • Life Cycles and Nutritional Strategies

  • Taxonomy

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Marine Science Week will take place next July, 4th – 8th, 2022, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, with the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the “Facultad de Ciencias del Mar” (ULPGC) opening. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Marine Week will summon 7 international Conferences (including the Dino 12 Conference) related to the Marine Science. Even though this international encounter is organised as an onsite event, all Conferences will also give the possibility to join online, giving the Dino 12 participants online access to the recordings of all sessions included on the 7 Conferences. The sessions recordings will be available until August 1st, 2022. Following find the full list of International Conferences included on the event:

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

EMILIO SOLER ONIS

President
Canarian Science and Technology Park Foundation of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (FCPCT)
University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Spain

MAY GÓMEZ CABRERA

Doctoral School of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Ecophysiology of Marine Organism Research Group (EOMAR-ECOAQUA)
University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Spain

ROGELIO HERRERA PÉREZ

Vice-Ministry of Fight against Climate Change and Ecological Transition 
Government of the Canary Islands 



JUAN FERNÁNDEZ ZABALA

Canarian Science and Technology Park Foundation of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (FCPCT)
University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria - Spain

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

ANA AMORIN

Diversity and Ecology of Phytoplankton and Microphytobenthos, HABs, Life Cycles,Cysts and Microalgae Culture Collection.
Centre of Marine and Environmental Sciences (MARE)
University of Lisbon, Portugal 

FERNANDO GÓMEZ

Phytoplankton and Microzooplankton, Ecology and biodiversity, Molecular Phylogeny of Aquatic Protist, Systematics and Taxonomy
Department of Marine Sciences
University of Connecticut,
U.S.A.

JORGE DIOGENE FADINI

Toxin production of microalgae. Toxin determination, Marine and continental waters programme. Monitoring Programs
Institute of Agrifood Research and Technology (IRTA),
Spain

YOLANDA PAZOS

Head of the Oceanography and Phytoplankton Unit
Technological Institute for the Control of the Marine Environment of Galicia, Spain

JOAQUÍN MECO CABRERA

Paleontology and Paleoclimatology
Department of Biology
University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria ,
Spain

BARRIE DALE

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciencies
Department of Geociencies
University of Oslo
Norway

KARIN ZONNEVELD

Modern and fossil dinoflagellate cyst Climate and environmental change Dinoflagellate cyst ecology Isotope and Elements of calcareous dinoflagellates Oceanography - MARUM-University of Bremen, Germany

PATRICIA TESTER

Planckton & Benthos Ecology and Physiology, HABs and Climate Change
National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration (NOAA) Ocean Tester LLC,
U.S.A

VERA POSPELOVA

Paleoenvironmental Climate Change Oceanography Modern and fossil dinoflagellate cyst Environmental changes in estuarine and coastal waters
University of Minnesota,
U.S.A

ELISA BERDALET ANDRÉS

Marine biology and Oceanography. Ecophysiology. Molecular biology, HABs, Toxicology and Human Impacts. Climate Change. EOHAB. GlobalHAB
Institute of Marine Sciencies - Spanish National Research Council (ICM), Spain

EMILIO SOLER ONIS

Taxonomy, Ecophysiology, Microalgae Culture Collections, HABs, Oceanography and Paleoclimatology. Climate Change. Canarian Harmful Algae Observatory (OCHABs), Ecophysiology of Marine Organism Research Group (EOMAR-ECOAQUA)-ULPGC, Spain

WOULD YOU LIKE TO SUBMIT A WORKSHOP?

As in previous Dino 12 Conference 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 fullfill and submit the form found in the following link.

REGISTRATION FEES

SCIENTIST FEE
ON SITE ATTENCANCY

350
300
Till May 16th
  • Attendance to sessions
  • Possibility to visualizase all Conferences recordings until August 1st, 2022 (a total of 7 conferences related to Marine Science including the "ISMS 2022 Conference")
  • Conference Documents
  • Certificate of Attendancy
  • Welcome Cocktail
  • Snack lunches According to program
  • Coffee Breaks according to program
  • Old Town Tour
Early Bird

SCIENTIST FEE
ON SITE ATTENCANCY

120
Till May 16th
  • Welcome Cocktail
  • Old Town Tour
  • Attendance Thursday Tour
  • Gala Dinner
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Early Bird

STUDENTS FEE
ON SITE ATTENCANCY

180
150
Till May 16th
  • Attendance to sessions
  • Possibility to visualizase all Conferences recordings until August 1st, 2022 (a total of 7 conferences related to Marine Science including the "ISMS 2022 Conference")
  • Conference Documents
  • Certificate of Attendancy
  • Welcome Cocktail
  • Snack lunches According to program
  • Coffee Breaks according to program
  • Old Town Tour
Early Bird

SCIENTIST FEE
ONLINE REGISTRATION

250
200
Till May 16th
  • Attendance to sessions
  • Possibility to visualizase all Conferences recordings until August 1st, 2022 (a total of 7 conferences related to Marine Science including the "ISMS 2022 Conference")
  • Conference Documents
  • Certificate of Attendancy
Early Bird

STUDENTS FEE
ONLINE REGISTRATION

180
150
Till May 16th
  • Attendance to sessions
  • Possibility to visualizase all Conferences recordings until August 1st, 2022 (a total of 7 conferences related to Marine Science including the "ISMS 2022 Conference")
  • Conference Documents
  • Certificate of Attendancy
Early Bird

ACCOMMODATION IN LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria offers many types of accommodation on different parts of the city. When you book your accommodation, please notice that the Auditorio Alfredo Kraus is located near Las Canteras Beach. Along Las Canteras Beach promenade you will find many hotels/appartments/vacational homes ideally located to attend the Conference. Most accommodation options can be found on any reservation platform.

SINGLE ROOM

 89,76€/night (Breakfast included)

DOUBLE ROOM

 103,22€/night (Breakfast included)

DOUBLE ROOM

75,86€/night 

LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA CITY MAP

REACHING LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA FROM THE AIRPORT

Once you are at Gran Canaria International Airport, look for bus N. 60. The bus stop is located outside the arrival terminal. This line offers many services (each 30 minutes) Airport – Las Palmas de Gran Canaria – Airport throughout the day. It has an economic fee and makes two stops in the City: San Telmo Station and Santa Catalina Station. If you are staying on the area of Las Canteras, you should descend at Santa Catalina Station. You can find full information about this service at: www.guaguasglobal.com

You can pick up a taxi at the airport. The price for the services is approx. 35€, depending on the area of the city where you are staying.

FREE TOUR: "VEGUETA, THE OLD TOWN"

The Conference Participants may join Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Old Town guided walking tour. This tour is included on the Conference fee. It will offer a general view of one of the most beautiful districts of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: Vegueta 

  • Available dates: 5th and 6th July
  • Departure time: 19:00 hours.
  • Duration: 1 hour approx.
  • Departure Place: Main entrance Teatro Pérez Galdós.
  • Free tour: for registered participants
  • Registration: required through the registration form.

tHURSDAY TOURS (JULY 7TH)

ARCHAEOLOGICAL TOUR: cENOBIO vALERÓN
CUEVA PINTADA DE GÁLDAR

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TOUR 1

Gran Canaria is an Island rich in archaeological sites. One of them (Risco Caído) was declared recently Cultural World Heritage. This tour will visit two impressive sites: Cenobio Valerón and Cueva Pintada, which will give you an approach to the civilization living on the Island before the spanish conquer. This tour will also give you the chance to visit Gáldar Town Centre, a vibrant charming city located on the north of Gran Canaria. The tour will finish in Puerto de Las Nieves, a fishing village where you will have sometime to go for a swim on the clear waters of the old harbour or the natural swimming pools. 

  • The tour includes: english speaking guide, transportation, entrance to Cenobio Valerón and Cueva Pintada de Gáldar, coffee in Gáldar and picnic box in Puerto de las Nieves.
  • Departure time: 09:00 hours.
  • Return Time: Aprox. 16:00 hours.
  • Departure Place: Auditorio Alfredo Kraus Explanade.
  • Number of people required to run the tour: 20
  • Price per person: 60€ (local tax included)
  • Registration: through the registration form.

TOUR 1

GRAN CANARIA'S CHARMING VILLAGES AND SURROUNDING NATURE

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TOUR 2

Departure in the direction of Guayadeque Valley (South East of Gran Canaria). This valley is known for its outstanding walls, but also for the historical legacy and the large number of endemic plants. We will make a little walk around Montaña de las Tierras, where still some people live in caves. After a snack in Guayadeque we will depart for charming Aguimes, where we will make a short walk along its colourful narrow streets. Departure for Caldera de Tirajana, home to the largest palm oasis in Gran Canaria. Santa Lucía, a little village in the middle of la Caldera, will become our next stop discovering Gran Canaria. After descending Fataga Valley, we will return for Las Palmas after enjoying a day in rural Gran Canaria. The tour includes: english speaking guide, transportation, coffee in Guayadeque and picnic box in Santa Lucía.  

  • Return Time: Aprox. 17:00 hours. 
  • Departure Place: Auditorio Alfredo Kraus Explanade. 
  • Number of people required to run the tour: 20  
  • Price per person: 60€ (local tax included)
  • Registration: through the registration form.

TOUR 2

LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA SURROUNDINGS:BANDAMA
BOTANICAL GARDENS

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TOUR 3

We will start the tour visiting the City of Arucas, home to San Juan's Church, an impressive neomodernist building, departing from there, we will make a short walk along the City Old Town, finalizing at the famous Rum Factory: "Arehucas". We will leave Arucas in the direction of Bandama's Crater (1.000 m. diameter/200 m. deep), a clear example of explosive eruption which took place 2.000 years ago. The volcanic ash resulting from its different eruptions has become the perfect soil for growing grapes, so, its surroundings have become the largest winery area of Gran Canaria. We will make a stop in a local winery to try Gran Canaria's wine and famous cheese. Not far from the Caldera de Bandama is located Gran Canaria's Botanical Gardens, where you will have some time to walk and discover this charming place.

  • The tour includes: english speaking guide, transportation, entrance to the rum factory and the botanical gardens, wine tasting and picnic box.  
  • Return Time: Aprox. 16:00 hours.
  • Departure Place: Auditorio Alfredo Kraus Explanade.
  • Number of people required to run the tour: 20
  • Price per person: 60€ (local tax included)
  • Registration: through the registration form.

TOUR 3

WALKING ROUTE IN GRAN CANARIA'S SACRED ROCKS

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TOUR 4

This is a walking route for people who love nature and hiking. After one hour by bus, we will reach the the centre of the Island (1.942 m. above sea level) to enjoy of a beautiful day walking around one of Gran Canaria's Sacred Rocks: Roque Nublo. During the walk, the views over the west side mountains are spectacular. We will have views also, over Roque Bentayga, and if the weather allows it, we will enjoy of the view of Mount Teide (Tenerife), the highest mountain in Spain.
Level of the route: easy/medium. Route walking distance: 6,6 km. Total ascend: 256 m. Total descend: 256 m. Type of route: Circular. It is required to use hiking shoes and cloths adecuate for practising hiking.

  • The tour includes: english speaking guide, transportation, hiking insurance and picnic box.  
  • Return Time: Aprox. 16:00 hours.
  • Departure Place: Auditorio Alfredo Kraus Explanade.
  • Number of people required to run the tour: 20 
  • Price per person: 60€ (local tax included)
  • Registration: through the registration form.

TOUR 4

MASPALOMAS DUNES AND SURROUNDINGS

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TOUR 5

This tour is ideal for those who wish to enjoy a relaxing day by one of Gran Canaria's most famous beaches: Maspalomas. After making a stop at the Maspalomas Dunes Natural Park sightseeing point, we will head for Tony Gallardo Ecological park, near La Charca. From there, you can walk to Maspalomas Beach, where you will have time to enjoy of a day on the beach by yourself. We will pick you up again at 16:00 hours at the explanade Maspalomas Lighthouse explanade.

  • The tour includes: english speaking guide, transportation and picnic box.  
  • Return Time: Aprox. 16:00 hours.
  • Departure Place: Auditorio Alfredo Kraus Explanade.
  • Number of people required to run the tour: 20
  • Price per person: 50€ (local tax included)
  • Registration: through the registration form.

TOUR 5

CONFERENCE NETWORKING DINNER

Dino 12 Conference Dinner will take place on Thursday, 7th July in a historical venue in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: “Pueblo Canario”. This dinner will become an ocassion to meet with other participants attending the Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Marine Science Week. Conference Networking Dinner is not included on the registration fee. You might join through the registration form.

  • Gran Canaria, a small continent
  • Tenerife, the ceiling of Spain
  • Lanzarote, the island of the volcanoes
  • La Graciosa, a piece of paradaise
  • La Gomera, their fantasy forests
  • La Palma, volcanoes and stars
  • El Hierro, a jewel still to be discovered
  • Fuerteventura, the island with amazing beaches

ORGANIZER AND COLLABORATORS