Public evening talk (March 18, 19:00 – 20:00): Forschung für eine Erde im Wandel – von Erdbeben, schwarzen Schwänen und planetarer Bewohnbarkeit. Onno Oncken, GFZ, Potsdam

Invited keynote speakers

  • The influence of sediments on subduction dynamics. Whitney Behr, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
  • A fresh look at mountain-building from the Alpine perspective. Mark Handy, FU Berlin, Germany
  • Fault processes and shock deformation during earthquakes. Giulio Di Toro, Padova, Italy
  • Salt rock mechanics in the natural laboratory. Joyce Schmatz, Aachen, Germany
  • Quantifying the interaction between surface processes and tectonics during mountain building: the Beaumont number. Sebastian Wolf, Bergen, Norway
  • Fault structure and the run-up to seismic failure-some insights from lab and field tests. Georg Dresen, GFZ Potsdam, Germany
  • Dynamic strength, fragmentation, and the impact cratering process. Auriol S.P. Rae, University of Cambridge, UK

List of sessions

  • Mountain Building Processes & Alpine Tectonics
  • Microstructures, Deformation Mechanisms & Rheology
  • Experimental Rock Mechanics
  • Seismo-Tectonics & Fluid-Rock Interaction
  • Planetary Tectonics & Impact Cratering
  • Viscous Shear, Seismic Faulting & Shock Deformation
  • Applied Structural Geology
  • Neo-Tectonics & Tectonic Geomorphology
  • Geodynamics & Plate Tectonics
  • Modelling Deformation from the Micro- to the Mega-Scale
  • Metamorphism & Deformation
  • General Tectonics & Regional Studies