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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: Monday, July 9, 2018 to Friday, July 13, 2018

The IPC is organized every four year. After Sydney (Australia) in 2002, Beijing (China) in 2006, London (United Kingdom) in 2010 and Mendoza (Argentina) in 2014, it will convene in Paris (France) in 2018.

Under the auspices of the International Palaeontological Association (IPA) and with the participation of the whole French Palaeontological community, “the Fossil week” will be organized in 2018 in Paris, July 9th-13th. This event is a unique opportunity for our community to present its new results and discuss all aspects of our discipline.

Event Date: Saturday, August 11, 2018 to Tuesday, August 21, 2018

This is a joint meeting of the Ediacaran and Cambrian subcommissions and will feature three days of topical sessions focusing on Neoproterozoic-Cambrian life and environments. Pre- and post-conference field excursions will be arranged. Registration and abstract submission is open until 30 June 2018 at

See the circular for more information:

Event Date: Sunday, August 12, 2018 to Friday, August 17, 2018

On behalf of the organization committee we would like to extend a warm welcome and invite you to Dublin in August 2018 to attend the 10th European Palaeobotany and Palynology Conference. The disciplines of palaeobotany and palynology are integrative and multidisciplinary by nature. As a community we are constantly seeking new tools and techniques to answer both long-standing and new questions.

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

The International Phytolith Society holds bi-annual 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.


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).

Organizing committee


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.