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5th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies



Dear List,
Please see below for important information regarding the 5th
International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies.


5th International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies

HOST INSTITUTION: Zhejiang Museum of Natural History, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
PARTICIPANTS: Geologists and Paleontologists.
WHEN:14th-20th September, 2012.
WHERE: Zhejiang Museum of Natural History, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China.

ABOUT US:
Zhejiang Museum of Natural History is one of the few provincial-level
museums in natural history in China. Its predecessor, the West Lake
Museum, was born out of the first West Lake Exposition in 1929.

During the past 80 years, it has played an active role in protecting
natural heritage, popularizing science, conducting academic researches
and promoting cultural exchange, and so forth. The new Museum,
covering an area of 26,000 square meters, was officially opened to the
public for free in July 2009.

Zhejiang Museum of Natural History is located in the center of
Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province. Hotels and restaurants are
conveniently located near the museum. The Museum's current facility
opened in 2009 and has a lecture room and several meeting rooms.
Zhejiang Museum of Nature History houses over 3000 dinosaur eggs and
other dinosaur fossils.

Other information:
Registration fee:$50 dollars for pre-meeting field trip; $150 dollars
for the meeting and $150 dollars for post-meeting trip; the fieldtrips
are optional, and post-meeting field trip includes one-night stay in
Dongyang city; Self-care accommodation except in Dongyang city, foods
are included during field trips in the fee. Half-price for students.

Deadline: Please send us abstracts of your presentation before 31st
May, 2012. We hope to prepare a symposium volume for publication in
Historical Biology.

Special exhibition: On egg fossils with embryo, dinosaur babies and
all types of fossil eggs found in China. If you are willing to display
your research results, we’ll be glad to help you to make plates.

Weather : Warm, sunny and dry in September with 25 degrees C average
temperature in Hangzhou.

Contact us:
Jin Xingsheng  Zhejiang Museum of Natural History, Hangzhou, China,
310014 Tel: 86-571-88219136
Email: omeisaurus@hotmail.com
Li Xiuti Zhejiang Museum of Natural History, Hangzhou, China, 310014
Mobile: 86-189-5803-5892
Email: leetiti@163.com

Homepage: http://www.zmnh.com


The schedule for the symposium
Date
Arrangement
Accommodation

14th Sept, 2012
Registration for a participant of pre-meeting fieldtrip at the museum.
Hangzhou

15th Sept, 2012
One-day trip to Changxing Geopark featuring the Global Stratotype
Section and Point (GSSP) of the Permian-Triassic.
Hangzhou

16-17th Sept, 2012
Two days of talks and poster sessions to be held at the museum.
Hangzhou

18th Sept, 2012
Two days fieldtrip begins. Day 1 will include a visit to the Tiantai
Basin: where many dinosaur eggs have been discovered and the famous
Guoqing temple.
Dongyang

19th Sept, 2012
Day 2 of fieldtrip will include a visit to the Dongyang Basin and
dinosaur skeleton, egg, and footprint localities.
  Hangzhou

20th Sept, 2012
The symposium finished



Daniel Barta
Paleontology Student
Department of Earth Sciences
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717
daniel.barta1@msu.montana.edu