This is a call for abstracts for the 2023 Symposium on Palaeontological Preparation and Conservation

6th September 2023 at the University of Lincoln, UK

#SPPC2023 will take place at the Minerva Building, Lincoln UK, in conjunction with the Symposium on Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy. Platform presentations will take place in the morning, with time during tea break and lunch for delegates to view posters.

Abstracts will be considered on any topic of earth science conservation or preparation – including all work undertaken to prepare palaeontological, mineralogical or other geological material for research, teaching, storage, display, etc.

We are planning to have a virtual element for people who cannot attend in person.

Presentations from previous years can be viewed at For further details of #SPPC2023 as they become available, please check

Abstracts should be no more than 250 words plus one image, and submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 5pm, 15th June 2023.

Please state if the abstract is for a poster or platform presentation.