SundayAugust 27
18:00Opening Public Talk: Discovery of Deep-Sea Vents (Dr. Bob Ballard)
19:00Panel discussion: Implications for Life on Earth and Beyond
20:00Reception
MondayAugust 28
8:00Welcome
8:15Introductory Remarks
8:30Plenary: Discovery of Vents and the History of Research on Chemosynthetic Communities (Dr. Jim Childress)
9:15Contributed Talks
10:00Coffee
10:30Contributed Talks
12:00Lunch
13:40Chemosynthetic Habitats and Society (Invited Talks)
15:00Coffee
15:30Chemosynthetic Habitats and Society (Contributed Talks)
17:30Poster I with selected flash talks
19:00
TuesdayAugust 29
8:30Plenary: Symbiosis and Holobiont Physiology (Dr. Jillian Petersen)
9:00Contributed Talks
10:00Coffee
10:30Contributed Talks
12:00Lunch
InterRidge Open Meeting
13:45Contributed Talks
15:00Coffee
15:30Contributed Talks
17:00
18:00
Symposium Dinner at Sea Crest Beach Hotel
22:00
Wednesday August 30
All day excursions
ThursdayAugust 31
8:30Plenary: Food Web Dynamics (Dr. Marie Portail)
9:00Contributed Talks
10:00Coffee
10:30Contributed Talks
12:15Lunch
14:00Contributed Talks
15:15Coffee
15:45Contributed Talks
17:00Poster II with selected flash talks
19:00
FridaySeptember 1
8:30Plenary: Dispersal and Connectivity (Dr. Satoshi Mitarai)
9:00Contributed Talks
10:00Coffee
10:30Contributed Talks
12:15Lunch
14:00Roundtable: Future Research Directions and Societal Relevance of Chemosynthetic-Based Ecosystems
15:30