Skip to content Skip to navigation

Annual Meeting 2017 - London: Overview

Number: 61st Annual Meeting
Year: 2017
Location: London
Hosted By: Imperial College London
Organisied By: Mark D. Sutton, Philip Mannion, Alan R.T. Spencer, Christopher D. Dean, Alfio A. Chiarenza, Cecily Nicholl, Tom Raven, Lewis Jones, Jonathan Rio
General Contact Email:


The 61st Annual Meeting of the Palaeontological Association is being held in London at Imperial College from the 17th–19th December 2017, with fieldtrips on the 20th December. The meeting will be hosted by the Department of Earth Science & Engineering, and will take place in the Royal School of Mines (RSM) and Sir Alexander Flemming (SAF) buildings. Imperial is one of the world’s top Universities, well supplied with both modern facilities and Victorian architecture, all in a small and easily navigated campus in the heart of London. The venue is next door to the gothic glories and outstanding palaeontological collections of the Natural History Museum and a stone’s throw from other famous cultural landmarks as well - the Albert Hall, Hyde Park, The Science Museum, etc.

Full details will appear here over the coming months. These will include travel advice, registration costs and deadlines, and full details of the academic programme. In the meantime, please contact us at with any queries.

For now, an outline programme and accommodation suggestions are provided.

We look forward to welcoming you to London

Mark Sutton (primary convener)

Dates and programme:

Sunday 17th December: Symposium : Evolutionary Modelling in Palaeontology. Evening: Reception (Queen's Tower Room, Imperial)

Monday 18th December: Talks and posters. Evening: Annual General Meeting, Annual Address, and Annual Dinner (Millenium Gloucester Hotel)

Tuesday 19th December: Talks and posters, Awards and Prizes

Wednesday 20th December: Fieldtrips (Isle of Sheppey, Downe House)

PalAss Go! URL: | Twitter: Share on Twitter | Facebook: Share on Facebook | Google+: Share on Google+