UIS Commission on Karst Hydrogeology and Speleogenesis

Note that most events have been postponed to 2022 due to Covid-19 situation.

18th International Congress of Speleology


The congress is postponed to the next year. Here is the message from the organizing committee:

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the uncertain evolution of reception and international travel conditions, the congress organizing committee, the FFS and the UIS jointly decided to postpone the congress to 2022.

With an additional year, the conditions will be even better to organize an exceptional congress,

and an unmissable event for world caving! See you next year...

Located in the beautiful area of Savoi, near lake Lac du Bourget at the foot of the Bauges massif, the 18th International Congress of Speleology will be on of the most important Karst and Speleo meetings of the year.

Registration is officially open. Electronic registration is posible on the Pass-event.com website. Early booking is available as low as 129 Euro per person. Registration for children 8 - 17 years old is only 40 Euro. Children younger than 7 year old are register for free. More details on the official registration page.

There will be very interesting scientific part consisting of 20 symposiums.

List of symposiums:

Paper submission is underway. More details including information for authoitrs you can find here.

Photo gallery related to the Congress:

Location information

Savoie Technolac, 16 Avenue du Lac du Bourget, Le Bourget-du-Lac, France

16 Avenue du Lac du Bourget
Le Bourget-du-Lac
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes 73370