General daily schedule; Symposia and Thematic Sessions

DAILY SCHEDULE FOR PDU2

MORNING:

· 9:00-10:30: 1 "Keynote Speaker" (40+5 mins) + 3 talks of 15 mins (12+3 mins)
· 10:30-11:00: Coffee Break
· 11:00-12:30: 6 talks of 15 mins (12+3 mins)

LUNCH:

· 12:30-2pm: Time to go into CBD

AFTERNOON:

· 2:00-3:30: 6 talks of 15 mins (12+3 mins)
· 3:30-4:00: Coffee break
· 4:00-5:30: 6 talks of 15 mins (12+3 mins)


TOPICS FOR PDU2

The following session themes will take place:

  • International Subcommission on Ediacaran Stratigraphy
  • International Subcommission on Cambrian Stratigraphy
  • Palaeozoic
  • Mesozoic
  • Cenozoic
  • Palaeontology from New Zealand
  • Cave palaeontology
  • Palaeobotany
  • Latest techniques applied to palaeontology
  • Palaeontological promotion
  • Palaeontology: into the 21st century

  • There will also be a 1.5hr workshop on "Computed Tomography at the Australian Synchrotron: a palaeontological user's perspective" led by Dr. Maksimenko & Dr. Milroy.