International Obsidian Conference
1 to 3 June 2016, Lipari (Italy)

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The presentation schedule includes almost 40 oral sessions and 26 posters. There are no overlapping sessions, while there are specific times dedicated to posters. The complete Program Book which includes titles/abstracts for all presentations is now online as well.

An organized excursion to obsidian sources and sites on Lipari is scheduled for Thursday. Obsidian may be found along the Canneto beach area, up to Acquacalda on the northern coast, as well as in certain inland locations (Gabellotto Gorge, Canneto Dentro).  Pumice has been extensively quarried and exported.

A conference dinner is being organized in one of Lipari's restaurants for Thursday evening.

Information about visiting active volcanoes on the nearby islands of Vulcano and Stromboli, and Mt. Etna on Sicily, are provided at these websites: