The first International Congress of Speleology in Artificial Cavities; HYPOGEA 2015 was successfully held in Rome, Italy during March 11-15, 2015. Following this event, the second congress, HYPOGEA 2017 will be held in the magnificent scenery of Cappadocia, Turkey during March 6-10, 2017.
The Congress will be organized by HYPOGEA (Italy) and OBRUK Cave Research Group (Turkey), with the patronages of International Union of Speleology, Balkan Speleological Union, Turkish Federation of Speleology, Istanbul Technical University / EURASIA Institute of Earth Sciences, Paris 8 University, Institute of Research for Hydrological Protection of the National Research Council of Italy, Municipality of Nevsehir and Directorate of Nevsehir Museums.
The main goal of HYPOGEA 2017 Congress is to continue the exchange of experiences acquired at the international level in the field of artificial cavities which had begun by HYPOGEA 2015. The sessions of HYPOGEA 2017 will have a strong emphasis on archaeology, archaeometry, promotion of the underground historical and cultural heritage, its safeguard and exploitation, with some plenary lectures and invited speeches on those subjects.
All information on the official website: http://hypogea2017.com/