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Conference programme

Tuesday, October 5th 2010

Paläontologische Gesellschaft, board meeting
Evening: Ice Breaker Party in the Paläontologisches Museum

Pre-conference excursions (Oct. 5th 2010)

  • Field trip A: Jurassic of the Franconian Alb (Neuburg, Mörnsheim, Solnhofen, Eichstätt)
    Contact: Dr. W. Werner, BSPG München
    Charge: 35 € per person
  • Field trip B: Upper Freshwater Molasse (Miocene) in the foothills of the Bavarian Alps
    Contact: PD Dr. G. Rößner & Prof. Dr. K. Heissig, BSPG München
    Charge: 35 € per person
  • Field trip C: Triassic/Jurassic boundary in the Karwendel-syncline, N Alps (GSSP Kuhjoch)
    Contact: Prof. A. von Hillebrandt, TU Berlin & K. Kment, Bad Tölz
    Charge: 35 € per person
    Good physical condition needed – there is an altitude difference of 650 m and one way will take about 2 to 2.5 hours. Walking boots and appropriate clothing required.


Proposals for workshops to be held on October 5th are welcome.

Wednesday, October 6th 2010


Opening session, Symposia




Reception in the Museum Mensch und Natur and public lecture by J. Thiede (Geocenter Denmark, Copenhagen): Altes und neues Leben in den Polargebieten (Ancient and new life in polar regions) (in German)

Thursday, October 7th 2010

Morning & Afternoon

Symposia and open sessions, poster-session


General assembly of the members of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft (elections, reports etc.)

Friday, October 8th 2010

Morning & Afternoon

Symposia and open sessions


Conference dinner, including presentation of honours and awards
Charge: 15 € per person

Saturday, October 9th 2010

Post-conference one day field trip

Field trip D: Obere Meeresmolasse (Upper Seawater Molasse, Miocene) in Lower Bavaria
Contact: M. Pippèrr, S. Schneider & B. Reichenbacher
Charge: 35 € per person

October 11-15 2010

Post-conference workshop

"Methods in Molecular Palaeobiology"
Contact: G. Wörheide & D. Erpenbeck
Lab-course, maximum number of participants: 12