The annual face-to-face meetings will be the primary forum of scientific exchange and quality assurance. The plan of formal annual meetings is shown in the table below.
|1||Feb 2011||Copenhagen, DK||UCPH.X||Kick-off, environmental sampling|
|2*||Sep 2011||Yellowstone, USA||MAUUSA||Metagenomics|
|3||Sept 2012||Wageningen, NL||WU||1st Annual Meeting|
|4||May 2013||Greece, GR||NTUA||2nd Annual Meeting|
|5||Sept 2014||Exeter, UK||UNEXE||Summary, exploitation|
*. The US partner, MAUUSA, will host the bi-annual international conference Thermophiles, in September 2011 in Yellowstone where a satellite meeting on HotZyme will be held.