Organized by Department of Geology & Environmental Science Christ College (Autonomous), Irinjalakuda Thrissur, Kerala in collaboration with Department of Geology, University of Madras, Chennai.

Resource persons:

Talk 1: Dr. Rajiv Nigam - Chief Scientist (Retired), NIO Goa Foraminifera as a tool in Archaeology – Few Indian Examples

Talk 2: Dr. Pradeep Kundal - Professor, Department of Geology Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur Fossil Calcareous Algae and their multifarious applications

Talk 3: Dr. S.M Hussain - Professor & Head, Department of Geology University of Madras, Chennai Distribution and significance of benthic ostracoda and their implications on microenvironment, high energy events and hydrocarbon exploration

Talk 4: Dr Mohan Kuppusamy - Associate Professor, Geosciences Research Lab, School of Civil Engineering, VIT Chennai Foraminifera: Principles and Applications