Scientific Schedule can be downloaded here.

April 22 (Thursday)
Opening ceremony (Chair: Yingwei Fei)
8:30–8:45Rixiang ZhuWelcome Remarks
8:45–9:00Connie Bertka The Deep Carbon Observatory - A New Science Initiative [Slides]
9:00–9:45Robert M. Hazen Keynote Lecture: Unanswered questions in deep carbon science [Slides]
9:45–10:00(Break)
Role of CO2 on mantle melting (Chairs: Marc Hirshman and Qiong Liu)
10:00–10:20Marc Hirschmann The early Earth carbon cycle [Slides]
10:20–10:40Xi Liu Effect of CO2 on the partial melting of peridotite: clues from some simple systems [Slides]
10:40–11:00Greg Yaxley Experimentally determined phase and melting relations of carbonate eclogites from 2.5 to 20GPa [Slides]
11:00–11:20Eiji Ohtani Effect of Carbon and Hydrogen on Phase and Melting relations and Melt Properties at High Pressure [Slides]
Carbon-bearing phases in the subduction zone (Chairs: Max Schmidt, Yong-fei Zheng)
11:20–11:40Max Schmidt carbonate recycling through melting of pelagic sediments from 2.5 to 25 GPa
11:40–12:00Yoshiyuki Tatsumi Subduction and plume factories: their roles in mantle evolution and material recycle [Slides]
12:00–13:30Lunch Break
13:30–14:10Yong-Fei Zheng Keynote Lecture: Rcycling of carbon in a continental subduction zone [Slides]
Carbonates and other C-bearing minerals in Earth's deep interior (Chairs: I-Ming Chou and Eiji Ohtani)
14:10–14:30Steven B. Shirey Terrestrial macro-diamonds: tracers of ancient carbon-rich fluids delivered geologically to the deep continental lithosphere [Slides]
14:30–14:50Pierre Cartigny Diamonds from the Dachine komatiite and the possible existence of a deep very 13C-depleted reservoir [Slides]
14:50–15:10Thomas Stachel Diamonds and the Deep Carbon Cycle [Slides]
15:10–15:30Alexandra Navrotsky Carbon in the Lower Mantle and Core: Accessory Minerals and Analogue Materials [Slides]
15:30–15:45(Break)
Volcanic activities and Earth's degasing (Chairs: Zhengfu Guo, David Hilton)
15:45–16:05Claude Jaupart Controls on the global rate of eruption on Earth [Slides]
16:05–16:25David Hilton Towards understanding carbon recycling at subduction zones–the case of Central America [Slides]
16:25–16:45Giuseppe Etiope Carbon degassing from the Solid Earth: light hydrocarbons and CO2 emissions into the atmosphere [Slides]
16:45–17:05Zhengfu Guo Natural emissions of CH4 and CO2 from volcanic and geothermal sources in Tengchong Volcanic Field, SE Tibet [Slides]
17:05–17:25Tsanyao Frank Yang Ancient magmatic CO2 degassing in sedimentary formation of western Taiwan: Helium and carbon isotopic evidences [Slides]
April 23 (Friday)
C-H-O-S fluids in the subduction zone and mantle (Chairs: Dimitri Sverjensky, Robert Bodnar)
8:30–8:50John H. Weare 1st principle simulation of H-bond structure, ion association, and proton and ligand transfer reactions in metal ion hydration shells under ambient and extreme conditions
8:50–9:30Zhenhao Duan Keynote Lecture: Equation of State of Carbon-Bearing Fluids [Slides]
9:30–9:50Giulia Galli Insights into carbon based materials and mixtures from quantum simulations [Slides]
9:50–10:10Dimitri A. Sverjensky Theoretical prediction of hydrocarbon-mineral-water reactions at elevated temperatures and pressures [Slides]
10:10–10:25(Break)
10:25–10:45Craig Manning CO2 and other volatiles in subduction zones: reducing the deficit by crustal-scale sequestration
10:45–11:05Robert Bodnar Fluid and melt inclusion evidence for the distribution of carbon in the Earth [Slides]
11:05–11:25 I-Ming Chou Two Types of Optical Cells for the Study of C-H-O-S Fluids at Moho and Sedimentary Basins [Slides]
11:25–11:45Dionysis Foustoukos Methane oxidation and formation of metastable organics under hydrothermal and supercritical water conditions [Slides]
11:45–12:05Javier A. Montoya HIGH PRESSURE STUDIES ON EXTENDED PHASES OF CO2
12:05–13:30Lunch Break
13:30–13:50Li-Hui Chen Carbonated mantle sources for Cenozoic intra-plate alkaline basalts in Shandong, North China [Slides]
Web & Poster Section
13:50–17:00

Web Conference

 (Adrian JONES [Slides], Daniel Frost [Slides], Isabelle Daniel, Michael Walter [Slides])


Poster

(Yingwei Fei[Poster], Marc Hirschmann, Hans J. Mueller, Mingjie Zhang[Poster], Hiroyuki Kagi[Poster],I-Ming Chou[Poster],
 Long Li[Poster], Jianhua Wang[Poster], Jiangguo Du[Poster], Guodong Zheng[Poster],Qiong Liu, Xianbin Wang[Poster] )

April 24 (Saturday)
Tectonic-environmental changes and the carbon cycle (Chair: Zhenhao Duan)
8:30–9:10Vladimir Trofimov OIL-REFILLING CHANNELS AND THE STRUCTURAL FEATURES OF THE EARTH'S CRUST IN OIL AND GAS REGIONS [Slides]
9:10–9:30Pinxian Wang Keynote Lecture: Deep-ocean organic Carbon reservoir and long term carbon cycle [Slides]
9:30–9:50Haibin Wu Tectonic Event during Early Miocene to changes on Terrestrial Carbon Cycle in East Asia. [Slides]
9:50–10:05(Break)
Deep life and deep organic synthesis (Chairs: Hailiang Dong, George Cody)
10:05-10:25George D. Cody Experimental Organosynthesis under deep Crustal and Mantle Pressures [Slides]
10:25–10:45Alexander Goncharov Abiogenic hydrocarbons produced under upper-mantle conditions [Slides]
10:45–11:05Hailiang Dong The Deep Subsurface Microbiology Research in China: Results from Chinese Continental Scientific Drilling Project [Slides]
11:05–11:25Mingjie Zhang Abundant volatiles in subcontinent mantle lithosphere beneath eastern China [Slides]
11:25–11:45Russell J. Hemley Closing remarks: Science Highlights and Future Prospects
Panel Discussion(13:00-15:30)