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Future Meeting: Crossing the Palaeontology - Ecology Gap

Meeting Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018 to Friday, August 31, 2018
Location: Leeds, UK
Organisers: Dr Alex Dunhill, Dr Emily Mitchell and Dr Erin Saupe
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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

Registration is very reasonably priced before 1st June, at £70 or £50 for PalAss/BES members, and even cheaper for students at £25 or £15 for PalAss/BES members. To register go to:

We do recommend you book accommodation when you register, and conference accommodation is available in Storm Jameson Court which can be booked online:
Rooms cost £40 per night, including bedding, towels, mini toiletries, Wi-Fi, tea and coffee, a safe, and access to the gym and swimming pool with the conference code.

The abstract deadline is also the 1st June, and we welcome abstracts relating to all areas considering ecology through time, including:

Community and population ecology
Food web dynamics
Extinction selectivity.

Please send your abstract of under 250 words to and invite all those interested in ecology, at any temporal and spatial scale, to present their research and attend this integrative meeting!

Looking forward to seeing you in Leeds!

With best wishes,

The CPEG Organizers
Alex Dunhill, Emily Mitchell & Erin Saupe

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