The program is being developed by program chair Dr. Daniel W. Fong and the conveners for the sessions:

  • The Upper Boundary – Epikarst, convened by Dr. Tanja Pipan, Karst Research Institute at ZRC-SAZU, Postojna, Slovenia

  • The Lower Boundary – Vadose Phreatic Interactions, convened by Dr. Franci Gabrovšek, Karst Research Institute at ZRC-SAZU, Postojna, Slovenia

  • Lateral Inputs, convened by Dr. Kevin Simon, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand


  • Lateral Outputs, convened by Dr. Carol Wicks, Department of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA


  • CO2 in Karst, convened by Dr. Janet Herman, Department of Environmental Science, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

  • Sources and Quality of Organic Carbon, convened by Dr. Annette Summers Engel, Department of Geosciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

  • Synthesis, convened by Dr. Daniel W. Fong, Department of Biology, American University, Washington, D.C., USA