Ichnia 2012 | September 13th, 2012
The third edition of the International Ichnological Congress was celebrated with great success between August 13th and 18th 2012 in Saint John's. It was organized by the Ichnology Group of the Memorial University of Newfoundland. More than 80 participants of 20 countries participated with near 90 contributions on a variety of ichnological topics. pre-, mid- and post-meeting fieldtrips beautifully complemented the scientific sessions
On August 15th, the IAA Business Meeting took place. The president Luis Buatois and the secretary Jordi M. de Gibert informed members of the main developments of our association since its formal constitution in 2009. IIA had 26 members in 2010, 62 in 2011 and it currently has 82 (60 regular + 22 students). A call to non members was made to join the association. Money obtained from fees until now has been used to pay for 6 student travel grants (400 $ each) to attend to Ichnia.
On August 18th, election of new officers was carried out. We had three candidates for three positions and all were elected, Alfred Uchman as the president (36 votes), Noelia Carmona as the secretary (35 votes) and Jennifer Scott as the treasurer (34 votes). Decission was made that the next ICHNIA would be celebrated in 2016 in Barcelona and Jordi M. de Gibert was assigned the organization of the event.