Preliminary Programme

4-5 July

Pre-conference excursion (optional, max 40 participants)

4 July 08:00    Departure from Riga to Eastern Latvia (The Daugava River Valley)

5 July 21:00 

Return to Riga

5 July


Technical workshops (optional, max. 17 participants, min 5 participants) University of Latvia, 1 Jelgavas Street, Riga (participation only in the first day of pre-conference excursion and early return to Riga on 5th July will be possible)


Introduction to R for statistical analysis



Introduction to ggplot2 graphical system (program R)


6 July

Talks and Posters – Sessions I and II

(University of Latvia, 1 Jelgavas Street, Riga)


09:30 Opening ceremony
09:45 Invited speaker (keynote lecture)


Talks and posters


7 July


Mid-conference excursion


Departure from Riga to Western Latvia

(Sabile town, The Abava River Valley) - Grassland party in Sabile



Return to Riga


8 July

Talks and posters – Sessions III and IV

(University of Latvia, 1 Jelgavas Street, Riga)

09:00-10:00 Invited speaker (keynote lecture)
10:00-18:30 Talks and posters


EDGG General Assembly


9-11 July


Post-conference excursion (optional, max. 40 participants)

9 July 08:00  Departure from Riga to Lithuania (Curonian Spit)
10 July Excursion at Nemunas Delta
11 July 08:00 Departure to Riga (arrival at the Riga Airport at approx. 12:30)