20TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON VULCANOSPELEOLOGY (ISV 20) IN DAK NONG - EXPTRAVEL

Dak Nong province is rushing to accelerate preparations for the 20th International symposium on Vulcanospleology (ISV 20) which will take place later this year. The conference was attended by all countries that are members of unesco’s global network of geoparks.

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The 20th International Symposium on Vulcanospleology (ISV 20)

The 20th International Symposium on Vulcanospleology (ISV 20) was hosted by Dak Nong province, and was coordinated in terms of expertise of the Institute of Geosciences and Minerals and the Vietnam Museum of Nature. Accordingly, up to now, Dak Nong has established the Organizing Committee, advisory board, subcommittee on maids and assigned tasks to members.

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The 20th International Symposium on Vulcanospleology (ISV 20) will be held in Dak Nong

According to the plan, The 20th International Symposium on Vulcanospleology (ISV 20) will take place from November 22 to 26, 2022. Activities within the framework of the conference include: conferences, seminars, exhibitions and promotion, tourism promotion will be held at Dak Nong Provincial Convention Center. Along with that, there are field tours at the volcanic cave system in Krong Noi district.

Opportunities from the 20th Volcanic Cave Conference

According to Ms. Ton Thi Ngoc Hanh – Vice Chairman of Dak Nong People’s Committee, the hosting of the International Conference on Volcanic Caves is an opportunity for the province to introduce and effectively promote the image of UNESCO Dak Nong Global Geopark to international friends. This is also an opportunity for the province to promote scientific research on volcanic caves, contributing to the conservation and effective exploitation of locally valuable heritage sites.

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Ms. Ton Thi Ngoc Hanh speaks at the The 20th International Symposium on Vulcanospleology (ISV 20)

Accordingly, Ms. Ton Thi Ngoc Hanh said: “This conference creates a basis for us to continue promoting the values of volcanic caves in scientific research, in preserving heritage as well as tourism development. And besides the workshop on volcanic caves, we also have many activities on the sidelines, related to the industrial, agricultural, cultural and tourism advantages of Dak Nong to introduce to domestic and international friends.”

Along with the cave system of about 50 caves is the largest cave in Southeast Asia with a total length of up to 10 km. This is the most unique international geological heritage of UNESCO Dak Nong Global Geopark. In addition to geological studies, here, archaeologists also found traces of prehistoric humans from 6000 to 10,000 years ago such as stone labor tools, animal bones, shells of krill species, ancient tombs …

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The 20th International Symposium on Vulcanospleology (ISV 20) promises to bring an impressive mark to Dak Nong province

The successful organization of dak Nong province of The 20th International Symposium on Vulcanospleology (ISV 20) will affirm the province’s determination to preserve, exploit and use muscles effectively and sustainably. In addition, this activity is extremely important in reassessing the title of UNESCO Dak Nong Global Geopark in 2023.

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The 20th International Symposium on Vulcanospleology (ISV 20)

Through this conference, Dak Nong province can, strengthen cooperation and mutual understanding among countries in the region on the conservation and sustainable exploitation of geological heritages, at the same time, raise the awareness of people and communities about sustainable tourism development, to protect and promote cultural values, natural heritage, natural resources, ecological environment, sustainable exploitation of geological resources.

Register for the conference

The 20th International Symposium on Vulcanospleology (ISV 20) hosted by Dak Nong province has officially received scientific report summaries from July 1, 2022.

The Advisory Board of the Conference consists of 13 leading experts in the country and internationally in the fields of geology, archaeology, volcanic caves, biodiversity … Expedition Travel is pleased to work with the organizers to explore the cave with international experts.

To submit a summary of scientific research on volcanic caves, please visit the link:

To register for the conference, please visit the link

https://20isvdaknong.com/signup/ after July 10, 2022

The Organizing Committee is looking forward to receiving the participation of scientists and researchers at home and abroad.

To learn more about how to sign up for the conference, visit Facebook.

–Information from Dak Nong Unesco Global Geopark–

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