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Information on future meetings (excluding the Annual Meetingand Progressive Palaeontology) related to palaeontology.To add a Future Meeting please use our online form: Add Future Meeting

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Event Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018 to Friday, August 31, 2018

A conference to bring together ecologists and palaeoecologists to discuss our shared research interests such as mass extinctions, biogeography, evolutionary ecology and environmental changes.

*Abstract submission and early-bird registration closed on the 1st of June 2018.*

CPEG has a great set of plenary speakers lined up including

Andrew Beckerman University of Sheffield
Jennifer Dunne Santa Fe Institute
Thomas Halliday University of Birmingham
Andrew Clarke British Antarctic Survey

Event Date: Monday, September 3, 2018 to Friday, September 7, 2018

SR2A conferecne seires focuses on the innovative use of synchrotron and neutron radiation to investigate artistic and archaeological materials and artefacts. The 2018 conference will specifically focus on Technique Advancements for Synchrotron Radiation and Neutrons, Multi-technique Analytical Processes and Complementary Methods, the Impact of Analytical Techniques, Conservation & Monitoring methods, Materials & Processes and Archaeological & Paleontological Advances.

Event Date: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 to Friday, September 14, 2018

The International Brachiopod Congress will take place between the 11th and 14th of September 2018 in Milano, Italy, in the prestigious venue of Università degli Studi.

The Congress welcomes everyone interested in the study of brachiopods and will be an invaluable opportunity to communicate with researchers from around the world. Participants will discover the past, latest and future developments of brachiopod research, besides experiencing the fantastic nature and profound culture of Italy.

Event Date: Friday, September 14, 2018 to Sunday, September 16, 2018

The International Phytolith Society holds biennial meetings, which a world-wide audience and create the chance for researchers in phytolith studies from different disciplines (archaeology, botany, plant physiology, environmental studies, geology and many more) to get together and focus on phytoliths.

Event Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 to Saturday, December 15, 2018

The emergence of new applications and technologies opens a wide range of possibilities regarding new forms of communication in the scientific world. Aware of this we are glad to present the 1st Palaeontological Virtual Congress with the purpose of spreading worldwide the most recent scientific advances in palaeontology in a fast, easy and economical way.

Event Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 to Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Inspiring Volunteers

Hosted by Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Cardiff.

We are keen to involve as many of our museum colleagues as possible, be they waged or unwaged, so as well as ensuring the costs for the seminar are as affordable as possible, the committee is investigating the possibility of offering a series of travel/attendance bursaries.

Further details will be announced on our website as they become available (


Future Meeting: JK2018

Event Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 to Friday, December 7, 2018

The aim of the "International Meeting around the Jurassic-Cretaceous Boundary" is to discuss eustatical, biological, physiographical, geochemical, ... events at/near the boundary (i.e., over an interval of time spanning the Kimmeridgian to the Hauterivian, with a special focus on Tithonian to Valanginian strata).


Future Meeting: STRATI 2019

Event Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2019 to Friday, July 5, 2019

Following a highly-successful 1st meeting held in Lisbon (Portugal) in 2013 and a 2nd held in Graz (Austria) in 2015, the 3rd International Congress on Stratigraphy will be held in Italy, from 2 to 5 July 2019. The congress venue is Milano, in the historical building of the Università degli Studi di Milano, but the pre- and post- congress field trips will be organized in the Alps, Appennines and on the Italian islands.