2nd day, September 16

The next day, September 16, a trip to the Kaniv Nature Reserve took place, where the main part of the event was planned. During the trip, the participants attended the Kyiv Regional Archeological Museum in Trypillia village. It is in this area, in the end XIX cent. some of the first excavations of Trypillian settlements were carried out by the archaeologist Vikentii Khvoika, after which this site became eponymous for the whole cultural complex. The participants of the conference were acquainted with the life of the famous scientist; they were able to see the collections of artifacts which reflect the prehistoric archeology of the Middle Dnieper region.

Upon arrival at the Kaniv Nature Reserve, reports and presentations dedicated to the study of specific settlements of the Neolithic – the Bronze Age of Southern and Eastern Europe were listened and discussed. Andrey Mazurkevich and Ekaterina Dolbunova (Russia) presented an open lecture devoted to the study of lacustrine sites in North-Western Russia in the 7th-3rd Mill. BC. Among other speakers – prof. Sławomir Kadrow (Poland), Maxim Charniauski (Belorus), Valentina Todoroska, Zlata Blazeska, (Macedonia). Christoforos Arampatzis (Greece). Presentation of the project: “Airborne Survey: Ancient Landscapes of the Central Ukraine – Kyiv and Cherkasy Regions” and photo exhibition also took place.