Invitation to a dinoflagellate workshop 24.-25.4.2023

Welcome to the spring workshop of the Finnish Phytoplankton Society on dinoflagellates from 24.-25.4.2023 in Helsinki. The teachers will be António José Calado and Sandra Carla Craveiro from Portugal.

Below is the workshop programme and a link to the registration form.

Dinoflagellate spring workshop 24–25.4.2023

Suomen ympäristökeskus (Finnish Environment Institute, Syke), A-building, Kokoustila A4, Latokartanonkaari 9, Helsinki

Monday 24.4.2023

10:00    Coffee and welcoming words

10:30     António José Calado – introduction to our research

11:00     António José Calado – the freshwater dinoflagellate groups: organization of Süßwasserflora 6 (2nd ed.)

12:00     Lunch break

13:00     António José Calado – dinoflagellate identification: past and present

14:00     Coffee break

14:00     Annual meeting of the Finnish Phytoplankton Society (in Finnish)

15:00     Short presentations by participants

Microscopy session


19:00     Dinner (at own cost, self-financed)

Tuesday 25.4.2023

09:00     Heidi Hällfors: HELCOM PEG Biovolume list: New taxa, selected new size classes, and corrections proposed by Finland 2023

09:30     António José Calado – identifying dinoflagellates: the coccoid/palmelloid forms

10:00     Sandra Carla Craveiro – identifying dinoflagellates: the naked and thinly thecate groups

11:00     Lunch break

12:00     António José Calado – identifying dinoflagellates: the thecate groups

14:00     Sandra Carla Craveiro – ecology of freshwater dinoflagellates

14:30     Coffee and final discussion

15:00     End of the workshop

The participation fee for the dinoflagellate spring workshop is 100 € for members and 120 € for non-members. Student and pensioner members can attend free of charge. The participation fee for undergraduate students or pensioners outside the club is €50. The one-day fee is €50 for members and €70 for non-members (€25 for students).

Registration by 10 April via the Ilmarix registration system:

Participants are invited to bring samples and photographs of their dinoflagellate samples. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to give a short presentation related to dinoflagellates if they wish. Presentations should be notified in advance to the Board of the Finnish Phytoplankton Society.

Kind regards,

Board of the Phytoplankton Society

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