The traditional aim of this workshop is to bring together specialists from Central Europe
to exchange knowledge and experience of topical issues in the field of soil zoology. All
actual aspects of soil zoology and ecology research are welcome.
Last possible registration and submission of abstracts – March 20 th
Author information should include the complete name of all authors (first name preceding last name),
underline the author giving the talk or presenting the poster. Do not include the author's degrees, titles
or institutional appointments. The institutional affiliation, city and country should follow on a separate
The maximum length of the whole abstract including title, name(s) of author(s) and address(es) should
not exceed one A4 page, i.e. 3000 characters incl. spaces. Do not include references, tables or figures.
Use a 12 pitch font size for the whole abstract, preferably Times New Roman, spacing 1.5.
All abstracts should reach the Secretary of the CEWSZ-14 until March 20, 2018. Abstracts submitted
after this date will not be included in the abstract book!
Oral presentations are limited to 15 min. + 5 min. for the discussion. A PowerPoint data
projector (PC with Flash-Disc mechanics) will be available. Please install your
PowerPoint presentations in time before your lecture, i.e. after the registration or before
the start of the corresponding session. Posters (preferred size approx. 90 cm x 100 cm –
portrait) can be put on the panels in the ground floor hall in front of the Main Lecture
Room (Branišovská 31) during the whole time of the workshop. Please look for the label
with your name on the poster panels.
Lunches will be served at the Academy's lunchroom, only few steps from the Main
Lecture Room. You will receive lunch vouchers together with other workshop materials.
The lunches are included in the registration fee.
Social programme, meals and refreshments
Drinks and snacks will be served during the coffee breaks near the registration desk.
On Monday night (April 16th, 19.00) there will be a workshop dinner (costs included in the
registration fee) at the short distance from a Workshop venue, nearby the city centre. All workshop
participants are kindly invited. During the second workshop afternoon (Tuesday, April 17th) the
poster session will be enriched by the tasting of typical regional products. For the second workshop
evening (April 17th, 19.00) all participants are invited to come together for an informal dinner in the
beer pub “Klub malých pivovarů” (= Club of Small Breweries) at the Husova street 119/103 – see also
the map placed close to the registration desk (15 min. walk from the workshop venue). Small
refreshments will be covered from the workshop sources for all present participants, but please
notice that you will have to pay any additional consumption.
Accommodation is possible in hotels and pensions of different qualities and prices. You
should make your booking directly with the hotels or pensions through their websites or
emails as soon as possible. Some selected links:www.hotel.cz/ceske-budejovice/accommodation/
A limited number of beds for favourable price will be available at student´s dormitory (if
you are interested, please contact us at email@example.com
The excursion will take place on Wednesday (April 18th). The workshop excursion is planned to
selected historical sights and natural beauties in the South Bohemia. We recommend appropriate
shoes and clothing in case of bad weather. The excursion costs (bus transport, entrance fees and
lunch) are included in the registration fee.
Following the tradition of preceding CEWSZ’s we are ready to publish papers based on
your oral contributions and posters presented at the workshop in a special volume of the
peer review journal of the Czech Zoological Society - Acta Societatis Zoologicae
Bohemicae (ASZB) with the subtitle “Contributions to Soil Zoology in Central Europe ”.
The Instructions to Authors are available at the workshop website of the Czech
Zoological Society: www.zoospol.cz/?sekce=act&jazyk=en
. Contributors are asked to
submit their manuscripts via email directly to Mr. Karel Tajovský (firstname.lastname@example.org
Manuscripts have to be in English (we urgently recommend to have them reviewed by a
native speaker familiar with the field) and should not exceed 12 (lectures) or 8 (posters)
pages including figures, tables and references. The deadline for the submission of
manuscripts is September 1 st , 2018. Each participant will receive one copy of the special
volume of ASZB and a pdf file of his/her published paper.
Wireless internet connection will be available via the eduroam.cz system. More information about
other internet connections will be available at the registration desk.