“The Meeting is the highest governing body of the Society. It has the following jurisdiction: discussion of the Society’s general objectives, organisational issues and work calendar plans, reports and messages on scientific challenges; approval of reports on the activities of the Society and its branches. Exclusive rights of the Meeting are as follows: consideration of amendments and additions to the current Charter; electing the President, members of the Society’s Academic Council and Review Committee; election of honorary members of the Society; consideration of issues related to the Society’s reorganisation… The Society Meeting shall convene at least once every five years…”
From the Charter of the Russian Mineralogical Society
S1. Key issues of mineralogy. Mineral diversity and the evolution of mineral formation.
S2. Minerals as indicators of petro- and ore genesis and new methods for their detection.
S3. Mineralogy and conditions for the formation of strategic mineral deposits.
S4. Problems of applied and environmental mineralogy and geochemistry.
S5. Natural stone in art and architecture.
S6. Modern research in the field of gemstone stock and gemology study.
F1. Mineralogical crystallography, crystal chemistry and new minerals.
F2. The history of sciences, museumification and popularisation of natural knowledge.
The fee for participating in the Meeting and Session covers publication of works (reports of the Meeting and Session participants in the Proceedings indexed in the Scopus database), and participation of delegates in all Meeting and Session activities, coffee breaks, lunches, and tours.
The Organizing Committee offers the following accommodation options:
Address: 28/16 Nalichnaya street, Saint-Petersburg.
The hotel is located in the center of Vasilyevsky Island in 10 minutes walk from the metro station «Primorskaya», near the Gulf of Finland and 40 min walk by foot to the conference building.
Detailed information about the hotel is available at http://www.https://mfk-gornyi.ru/.
Address: build. 74, Sredny prospect, Vasilevsky Island, Saint-Petersburg.
The hotel is located in the center of Vasilievsky island in 10 minutes walk from the metro station «Vasileostrovskaya». Detailed information about the hotel is available at http://www.vsegeihotel.ru/.
Address: build. 27 Millionnaya Street, Saint-Petersburg.
Hotel is located in the historical city center, near the Hermitage.
Detailed information about the hotel is available at http://www.hotel-nauka.ru/.
Booking and payment for hotel rooms is provided personally by participants!
The organizing Committee offers cultural program (excursions) for the participants:
1) Mining Museum an d the Centre of collective access ( Laboratory of the Mining university (CCA)).
2) Geological Museum named after academician F.N. Chernyshev and the Central Laboratory (VSEGEI).
3) The Flood Prevention Facility Complex ( Kronstadt Dam) (the number of participants is limited: 20 people.)
4) Sightseeing tour around St. Petersburg (the number of participants is limited: 35 people)
5) Excursion around St. Petersburg and Leningrad region «From glorious names to great discoveries» (by the footsteps of honorary members of RMI: D.I. Mendeleev, Duke of Leuchtenberg etc.) (the number of participants is limited: 35 people).
To make an appointment for the excursion it is necessary to submit an application in a free form to the Organizing Committee e-mail — firstname.lastname@example.org.
2, 21st Line V.O., 199106, St. Petersburg, Russia
Saint-Petersburg Mining University
Russian Mineralogical Society
+7 (812) 328-86-40 (RMS)
+7 (812) 328-84-98 (RMS library)
+7 (812) 328-82-47 (Department of Mineralogy, Crystallography and Petrography, St. Petersburg Mining University)
(for information only; registration of participants, reservation of accommodation and submission of abstracts is conducted via the conference website exclusively)