On Saturday November 30th of 2019, the Paleobiologische Kring of the KNGMG organises an international symposium ‘Chalk & Flint’, in collaboration with the Natural History Museum Maastricht (NL) and the University of Maastricht.
Between 10.00 am and 5.00 pm, there will be a diverse program of (English) popular-scientific lectures by renowned scientists. The address of this venue is Zwingelput 4, Maastricht in the Netherlands. During this symposium, the geology, paleontology and paleobiology of the European chalk deposits will be discussed, from sedimentology to stratigraphy, from nannofossils to mosasaurs.
Registration is closed! If you would still like to register for the symposium, please contact us through email@example.com and we will see what we can arrange for you. Registration costs are 12,50 euro for students and members of the Paleobiologische Kring, and 17,50 euro for non-members. Included in this price is coffee/tea, a lunch, a drink and, above all, a full day of interesting lectures!
10:00 welcome and coffee
10:45 Leon Claessens (Maastricht University)
“Paleontology at Maastricht University: new initiatives at a classic locality”
11:00 Johan Vellekoop (KU Leuven & VUB)
11:30 coffee break
11:45 John Jagt (Natuurhistorisch Museum Maastricht)
12:15 Eric Mulder (Natura Docet Wonderryck)
13:45 Daniel Field (University of Cambridge)
14:15 Nicolas Thibault (University of Copenhagen)
15:00 coffee break
15:30 Géraldine Fiers (UGent)
16:00 Andy Gale (University of Portsmouth)
17:00 social drink at Natuurhistorisch Museum Maastricht
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