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(Glossary follows)

Saturday February 6
Time Where What Presenter Title (abbreviated)
12:00-13:00 OVCC Registration
13:00-13:30 OVCC Welcome Organizers Welcome, Orientation
13:30-14:30 OVCC Talk J.P. Lockwood Mauna Loa Geology
14:30-14:55 OVCC Talk A. Pflitsch et al. Ice Cave Research in the Ice Caves on Mauna Loa (HI)
14:55-15:15 OVCC Coffee
15:15-15:45 OVCC Talk D. Coons The Great Crack and Wood Valley Pit Crater
15:45-16:15 OVCC Talk R. Elhard, T. Gracanin Kanohina System, Cave Conservancy of Hawaii
16:15-17:00 OVCC Talk P. Bosted et al. Overview of Field Trips
17:00-17:50 OVCC Field Trip Sign-ups Participants
18:30-20:30 Gilligan's Welcome Party - pupus

Sunday February 7
Time Where What Presenter
8:45-15:00 Kahuku Unit and O.V. Field Trips National Park and local guides
15:30-16:00 Kula Kai Caverns Poster Session see list below
16:00-16:45 Kula Kai Caverns Concert Kaʻu Ohana Band
16:45-17:30 Kula Kai Caverns Poster Session Continued see list below
18:00-20:00 4 Venues Dinner

Monday February 8
Time Where What Presenter Title (abbreviated)
8:30-8:40 OVCC Announcements J. Wilson, others
8:40-9:40 OVCC Talk J. Kauahikaua Kilauea Lava Flows
9:40-10:00 OVCC Talk C. Parcheta Mapping Volcanic Fissures at Kilauea
10:00-10:20 OVCC Coffee Break
10:20-10:40 OVCC Talk C. Pinzari, K. Montoya-Aiona1, et al. Caves as Foraging Sites by the Hawaiian Hoary Bat
10:40-10:45 OVCC Video R. Toomey How to Identify a Hawaiian Hoary Bat Skeleton
10:45-11:15 OVCC Talk D. Coons Emisine Cave, Hawaii
11:15-11:45 OVCC Talk P. Bosted The Keokeo System, Hawaii
11:45-12:15 OVCC Talk M. Killing-Heinze et al. Soil Heat Flux and its Effect on Cave Climate on the Big Island
12:15-13:00 OVCC Lunch
13:00-17:30 Ocean View Field Trips
18:00-20:00 4 Venues Dinner

Tuesday February 9
Time Where What Presenter Title (abbreviated)
8:30-17:00 Puna District Field Trips local guides
17:15-17:30 Military Camp, HVNP Setup chairs, tables
17:30-18:45 Military Camp, HVNP Dinner
19:00-20:00 HVNP Visitor Center Talk A. and P. Bosted Volcanic Caves of Hawaiʻi (in 3D)

Wednesday, February 10
Time Where What Presenter Title (abbreviated)
8:30-9:00 OVCC Talk A. Pflitsch et al. Climatologic Research in Lava Tubes on Big Island (HI)
9:00-9:30 OVCC Talk M. Spilde, D. Northup et al. Microbial Communities across the Hawaiian Lava Caves
9:30-9:55 OVCC Talk M. and K. Mills UK Speleological Expedition to Hawai’i Island 1979
9:55-10:20 OVCC Talk S. Kempe, C. Ketz-Kempe Geological Structure of Kaumana Cave, Hawaii (USA)
10:20-10:45 OVCC coffee break
10:45-11:15 OVCC Talk J. Rosenfeld, J. Wilson Hualalai Ranch Cave
11:15-12:00 OVCC Talk D. Medville Overview of Big Island Caves North of Kona
12:00-13:00 OVCC Lunch/Meeting S. Smith Hawaii Speleogical Survey Annual Meeting
13:00-17:30 Ocean View Field Trips
18:00-20:00 4 Venues Dinner

Thursday, February 11
Time Where What Presenter Title (abbreviated)
8:30-9:00 OVCC Talk S. Kempe, J. Hartmann, K.S. Woo Ion Composition of Water Samples from Lava Caves of Hawaii and Jeju Island
9:00-9:30 OVCC Talk P. Boston Detection by Robot of Microbial Biosignatures for Lava tubes on Earth and beyond.
9:30-10:00 OVCC Talk J.M. Calaforra et al. Speleothems from Lava Tubes of Galapagos Islands
10:00-10:20 OVCC Coffee
10:20-10:40 OVCC Talk P. Collett Bardrbunga Eruption: Aircraft Photos and Drone Videos
10:40-11:00 OVCC Talk P. Crossley The Problem of Lava Caves in Suburbia
11:00-11:25 OVCC Talk C. Chavdarian Searching for Lava Tube Caves - A Rapid Method
11:25-11:50 OVCC Talk T. Honda et al. Vietnam Volcanic Cave Study Report
11:50-12:15 OVCC Talk T. Rein, S. Kempe and A. Dufresne The “Cueva del Viento” on the Canaries, Spain
12:10-13:00 OVCC Lunch
13:00-17:30 Ocean View Field Trips
18:00-20:00 4 Venues Dinner

Friday, February 12
Time Where What Presenter
8:30-9:00 OVCC Talk D. Northup et al. Microbial Communities of Icelandic Lava Caves
9:00-9:30 OVCC Talk B. Richards Maui Cave Project
9:30-10:00 OVCC Talk Á. Stefánsson, G. Stefánsdóttir Surtshellir in Hallmundarhraun
10:00-10:20 OVCC Coffee
10:20-10:50 OVCC Talk A. Ulloa Mineralogy and Geomicrobiology of Central American Caves
10:50:11:20 OVCC Talk S. Kempe, K.S. Woo Geological Observations in Pyroducts of Jeju Island, S. Korea
11:20-11:40 OVCC Talk A. Frumkin The Shihan-Haran System, Syria
11:40--12:00 OVCC Talk C. and D. Plowman The International Congress of Speleology 2017
12:00-13:00 OVCC Lunch/Meeting Jan-Paul van der Pas IUS Commission on Volcanic Caves
13:00-17:30 Ocean View Field Trips
18:30-21:00 Gilligan's Farewell Dinner

Saturday February 13
Time Where What Presenter Title (abbreviated)
9:00 - 17:00 HVNP Field Trip (optional) Don Swanson, USGS Geologist-led bus trip to HVNP

Author Title
T. Honda Lava Tube Heights on the Moon and Mars
T. Honda Role of Surface Tension on Stalactite and Stalagmite Formation
T. Honda, J. Tinsley Classification of Lava Tubes from Hydrodynamic Models for Active Lava Tube, Filled Lava Tube and Drained Lava Tube (Lava Tube Cave)
S. Kempe, C. Ketz-Kempe Pyroducts, the third Most Common Cave Type on Earth
A. Ulloa Volcanic Caves of Costa Rica, Central America


“OVCC” means “Ocean View Community Center”

“HVNP” means “Hawaii Volcanoes National Park”

“4 Venue” means Campground, Kula Kai Caverns, Bosted home, or "on your own"

“OV” means “Ocean VIew”