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Annual Meeting 2018 - Bristol: Overview

Number: 62nd Annual Meeting
Year: 2018
Location: Bristol
Hosted By: University of Bristol
Organised By: Dr Jakob Vinther and colleagues
General Contact Email:


Abstract acceptance emails where sent out on the 7th November 2018. If you are a delegate but have NOT yet received your confirmation, please email the meeting organiser: (Note: it is worth checking your junk/spam folder). 

The Annual Meeting of the Palaeontological Association will be held at the University of Bristol between the 14th and 17th December. Dr Jakob Vinther is the primary convener, and the e-mail address for all meeting matters is

Code of Conduct: we ask that all delegates familiarise themselves with the Palaeontological Association’s Code of Conduct for the meeting.

Programme (in brief)

  • Friday 14th December: Workshops, Symposium and Reception
  • Saturday 15th December: Conference, AGM, Annual Address and Dinner
  • Sunday 16th December: Conference
  • Monday 17th December: Field-trips
  • More details...

Registration, booking, and abstracts

Registration Closed (maximum number reached)

Registration, abstract submission and booking (including payment by credit card) commences on Monday 9th July 2018. Abstract submission closes at midnight on Friday 21st September 2018. The final deadline for registration is Friday 16th November 2018More details...


Annual Meeting Important Dates
Registration, abstract and booking opensMonday 9th July 2018
Abstract submission closesFriday 21st September 2018
Early-bird pricing endsFriday 21st September 2018
Final registration deadlineFriday 16th November 2018


Venue and travel

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The conference will be held at the University of Bristol campus in Clifton, Bristol. All venues are a short walk from each other. More details...


The organizers of the Annual Meeting gratefully acknowledge the support of the sponsors: 

John Wiley & Sons, Nikon Metrology, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Nature Ecology & Evolution, Geological Society Publishing House, Cambridge University Press,The Paleontological Institute, and Time Bites.

Sponsors for Annual Meeting 2018
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