Objectives

  • Presentation of new techniques, discoveries and explorations.
  • Presentation and discussion of the related sciences and their application in the realm of speleology (e.g. geology, hydrogeology, archaeology).
  • Karst, protection, environment and heritage.
  • Sustainable development of caves and karst terrains (ecotourism themes).
  • Transdisciplinary approach to karst terrains (combining physical sciences and social sciences with respect to karst).
  • Implementation of strong bonds of friendship and comradeship among cavers, speleologists and cave lovers, resulting in further international/multi-disciplinary cooperative ventures.