CAVEPS is the biennial conference for vertebrate palaeontologists, Earth scientists, evolutionary biologists and fossil enthusiasts from Australasia and around the world. The conference will be co-hosted by Monash University and Museums Victoria, and held at Melbourne Museum, Victoria. CAVEPS 2023 will be a multidisciplinary forum that showcases the latest research on vertebrate morphology, phylogeny, systematics, evolution, development, zooarchaeology and palaeoecology. The meeting will begin with workshops covering the topics of: synchrotron, neutron and X-ray 3D imaging; and biomolecular analysis. The remaining three days will consist of general sessions, including plenary presentations, papers on all aspects of vertebrate palaeontology and a themed symposium.