On behalf of the Organising Committee, and the International Association for the Conservation of Geological Heritage (ProGEO), we are pleased to invite you to take part in the XIth International ProGEO Symposium. The meeting is being organised by the Charnwood Forest Geopark, and will take place in Loughborough, UK from 9th to 11th October 2023. The Symposium will include a special session on the conservation of palaeontological heritage. Further details can be found on the dedicated website www.progeo2023.com. We look forward to seeing you all in Charnwood Forest.