International Congress of Speleology

If you didn’t know already, Penrith Panthers in Sydney is about to be home to the biggest speleological congress ever held in Australia, being hosted by the Australian Speleological Federation. The International Congress of Speleology will have almost 500 attendees from around 45 countries in attendance and runs from 23rd-29th July 2017. One of the field trips being held on Wednesday is to Jenolan, which has proved very popular amongst attendees. JCH&PS will also be opening the museum on this day. For more information on the Congress see https://www.speleo2017.com/

As part of the Congress on Wednesday 26th July from 5:00 pm till 9:00 pm there will be a Public Open Night for the entire Exhibition Marquee, at Panthers to which you are most welcome to visit.

Come check out the 15 vendors including the JCH&PS stall. View the posters (one by JCH&PS members will be on display), Congress Photo Competition entries, Cave Art, maps,  and see the Sixteen Legs exhibition all about Tasmanian Cave Spiders. All welcome, please feel free to pass onto any interested persons you know.

2017 – 2018 Meeting Dates

Meetings will be held quarterly as follows:-

AGM on the SECOND Saturday of February, May meeting on the FIRST Saturday (due to Mother’s day) and subsequent meetings on the SECOND Saturday of August & November.

Venue: Jenolan Fire Station
Burma Rd Jenolan Caves

AGM   Saturday 10th February 2018

Saturday 6th May 2017

Saturday 12th August 2017

Saturday 11th November 2017

All members welcome.

Remember to pack your thermals just in case……..