LoessFest 2024

June 19-22, Mainz, Germany

Registration deadline: March 15, 2024!

Dear loess friends and colleagues,

200 years after the introduction of the term „loess“ into the scientific literature by Karl Caesar von Leonhard 1823/24, we would like to invite you to celebrate this anniversary in the frame of the LoessFest 2024 in Mainz, Germany sponsored by the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz. We look forward to intensive discussions and exchange during one day of presentations and posters and two days of field trips.


Important dates:

January 30, 2024      Opening of registration and abstract submission.

March 15, 2024         Deadline for registration and abstract submission.

June 19, 2024           Coming together and icebreaker.

June 20, 2024           Oral and poster presentations with key notes in the morning 

                                  and evening.

June 20, 2024           Conference Dinner.

June 21-22, 2024     Field trips to important loess sites (Middle and Upper Rhine, Wetterau)


Please note that the number of participants for field trips is limited. The conference fee will include all catering costs and field trip logistics. Further information including registration forms and costs are available on the conference website and from the PDF below.

Contact: loessfest2024@geo.uni-mainz.de


Organizers: Peter Fischer, Markus Fuchs, Frank Lehmkuhl, Pierre Antoine.



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