May 7-9, 2020, Shanghai
Based on current 2019novelcoronavirus situation in China and international concerns, organizing committee decided
that the workshop will be postponed to this fall. It will be announced again when the new dates is determined.

General Information

An international workshop aimed at gathering specialists from multiple disciplines (tectonics, geophysics, petrology, biogeochemistry) willing to address the main question of the how do the styles of formation of the oceanic lithosphere vary with spreading rate and magma supply, and how do these influence hydrothermal alteration and microbial activity?


  • May 7

    Drilling into the oceanic lithosphere: lesson learnt and active IODP proposals

  • May 8

    Thematic and regional working groups

  • May 9

    Future plans and drilling strategies

Organizing Committee

  • Alessio Sanfilippo (University of Pavia)

  • Henry Dick (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

  • Huaiyang Zhou (Tongji University)

  • Katsuyoshi Michibayashi (Nagoya University)

  • Marguerite Godard (Université de Montpellier)

  • Chuanzhou Liu (Chinese Academy of Sciences)


Ms. Zhaocy Emma Zhang

Tel.: +86-21-6598 1558

Fax: +86-21-6598 6278



Funding Sponsor

Local Organizer

Important Dates

April.1, 2020  Deadline: Registration and Abstract submission
April.20, 2020  Deadline: Hotel Reservation


DriMMLOC Announcement