Virtual #SPPC2020 - 11th - 17th October 2020

This year, GCG are taking the Symposium on Palaeontological Preparation and Conservation into the virtual arena. The call for posters is now open!

#SPPC2020 will be held virtually this year during Earth Science Week 11th-17th October. The format will be posters only, with a day dedicated to questions and answers via social media and dedicated video chat.

‘Preparation and Conservation’ is used in its broadest sense and includes all physical work undertaken on or with any geological material to prepare it for research, teaching, storage or display Preference will be given to presentations describing techniques considered to be new or unusual.

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