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Annual Workshop 2023

IASPEI/IAVCEI Inter-Association Commission
on “Volcano Seismology & Acoustics”

October1st-6th 2023 - Lacco Ameno, Ischia Island (Italy)

Last update Oct 02nd 2023

Download Workshop Programme

Download Ischia Field Trip Guide

IAVCEI Annual workshop 2023 ischia

The annual meeting of the IASPEI/IAVCEI Commission will be held on 1-6 October at Hotel Terme di Augusto, in Lacco Ameno a small town on the northwest coast of Ischia Island.

The workshop is dedicated to all aspects of volcano seismology and acoustics, the seismic hazard in volcanic settings, new technologies, concepts and models, and interdisciplinary studies from a wide range of volcanoes worldwide. The special topic for this workshop will be 'Volcano Seismology and Geodesy' where we will explore common links in observations, models and interpretations.

Excursions to the volcanological sites of Ischia (3 October) and Campi Flegrei (6 October) will be organized. 

We encourage participants with seismic-acoustic expertise as well as other geophysical disciplines with an interest in volcanology to join us in Ischia.

Please make travel arrangements such that you arrive on October 1st and depart not before October 7th, 2023. 

Registration closed on June 15

Abstract submission closed on August 30

Registration and abstract submission, email to: Ischia2023@ingv.it

For the registration send an email indicating first name, family name and affiliation.

(abstract max 300 words)


Getting to Naples: flight to International Airport of Naples (Capodichino) or travel by train to the Napoli Central Station

Getting to Ischia (Lacco Ameno): Bus or taxi from airport to the port of Naples “Molo Beverello”. From Napoli Central Station to port the metro (Linea 1) is also available. Then, ferry or hydrofoil from Molo Beverello to Ischia Island (Ischia Porto, Forio and Casamicciola ports are the possible destinations with different time schedules (Casamicciola is closer to the location of the meeting). Once on Ischia, bus or taxis are available from all the ports to Lacco Ameno.

Alternatively, frequent ferries leave from Pozzuoli port, reachable by metro (Linea 2) from Napoli Central Station.


3 October - Volcanological sites of Ischia (field trip leaders Fabio Sansivero, Sandro de Vita - INGV-OV) - Download Field Trip Guide

6 October - Volcanological sites of Campi Flegrei (field trip leader Roberto Isaia - INGV-OV)

Important: Please, consider that the field trip at Campi Flegrei will be on the last day. We will start from Ischia (early morning) and go to Pozzuoli (Napoli) by ferry. Thus, you can possibly arrange to leave the island on 6 October.


The site of Capo Miseno in the western side of Campi Flegrei caldera


The workshop will take place in Lacco Ameno, a small town on the northwest coast of Ischia Island. The workshop will be based in the Hotel Terme di Augusto, for which we got a special discount for accommodations from 1 October to 7 October:

Double room comfort with balcony, 60 € (per person, per night, minimum 4 nights)
Double room for single use comfort with balcony, 95 € (per person, per night, minimum 4 nights)


Hotel Terme di Augusto

Discount price is guaranteed for booking before 1 June. Please, book your accommodation (by email or by phone) directly to Hotel Terme di Augusto, mentioning the “Volcano Workshop” in your correspondence or call. (email: info@termediaugusto.it; phone +39 081 2131888)

Alternative accommodation can be booked in:

Hotel Regina Isabella; Hotel La Sirenella; Hotel San Lorenzo; B&B Celestina; Hotel Terme Principe; Hotel Terme Don Pepe; Hotel Villa Angelica (maximum distance from Hotel Terme di Augusto: 700 m)


Stefano Carlino, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Sezione di Napoli - stefano.carlino@ingv.it

Nicola Alessandro Pino, Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia, Sezione di Napoli - alessandro.pino@ingv.it

Umberto Riccardi, Università di Napoli, Federico II, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra dell’Ambiente e delle Risorse - umberto.riccardi@unina.it

Jurgen Neuberg, Institute of Geophysics & Tectonics, School of Earth & Environment, The University of Leeds - j.neuberg@leeds.ac.uk


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