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NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE ORIGIN AND EARLY EVOLUTION OF BIRDS,
AN INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13, AND SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14,
1999

The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History and the Department of
Geology and Geophysics at Yale University present New Perspectives on the
Origin and Early Evolution of Birds, an international symposium in honor of
John H. Ostrom, Peabody Museum Curator Emeritus of Vertebrate Paleontology.

The symposium is held in conjunction with the opening of the new
exhibition China's Feathered Dinosaurs on view at the Peabody Museum of
Natural History, February 13-May 9, 1999.


The symposium will be held at the OMNI Hotel in New Haven,
Connecticut. The registration fee is $150 per person and $60 (students) and
includes all sessions, program materials, and coffee breaks for both days.
The deadline for registration is JANUARY 22, 1999. For registration
materials and travel information, requests can be made to
ostrom.symp@yale.edu or by calling (203) 432-9855. Materials may also be
downloaded from the Peabody Museum website at http://www.peabody.yale.edu
Completed registration forms should be mailed to Yale Conference Services,
246 Church Street, Suite 101, New Haven, CT 06510, or faxed to that office
at (203) 432-7345. A block of rooms are being held at the OMNI Hotel until
January 22 for participants to the symposium. Rooms at the special Ostrom
Symposium rate of $79/double or $89/quad can be booked directly by calling
(800) 843-6664.

THE PEABODY MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
The Peabody Museum of Natural History is located at 170 Whitney Avenue in
New Haven.  Visit our website at http://www.peabody.yale.edu


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Christine Chandler                  Tele: (203) 432-3760
Vertebrate Paleontology             Fax:  (203) 432-9816 
Yale Peabody Museum                 E-MAIL: christine.chandler@yale.edu
170 Whitney Ave., P.O. Box 208118
New Haven, Connecticut 06520-8118

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