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Manitoba Palaeontology Symposium 2017

Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre

Morden (MB) Canada R6M 1N9
September 23rd to 24th, 2017

Circular and Call for Papers

The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre (CFDC), will hold its fifth Manitoba Palaeontology
Symposium (MPS) on September 23rd and 24th 2017 in Morden, Manitoba. The conference will
consist of a day of talks, a poster session, a dinner, and one field trip.

Meeting Schedule

Saturday, September 23rd

Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre

9:00 9:15 am Registration and opening remarks
9:15 10:15 am Morning session
10:15 10:30 am Health break
10:30 12:00 pm Morning session
12:00 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 3:00 pm Afternoon session
3:00 3:30 pm Health break
3:30 5:30 pm Afternoon session
6:00 12:00 am Dinner Morden Recreation Centre

Sunday, September 24th

9:00 am 5:00 pm FIELD TRIP starting with a tour of the Canadian Fossil Discovery
Centre and an excursion to the Manitoba Escarpment (maximum 50
5:00 5:30 pm Good-bye


Conference fees
General admission ($60 CAD)

Student ($40 CAD)

Presenter (poster or presentation) (Free)

Please note that if are presenting or participating in the poster session you will still need to
register. All receipts will be included in registration packages.

Registration forms

Please send your completed registration form and payment (cheque or money order in CAD) to:

Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre

111-B Gilmour Street
Morden, MB R6M 1N9
Attention: Victoria Markstrom, Field and Collection Manager

A banquet will be held at the Morden Access Event Centre on Friday, September 23rd, starting at
6pm which will include a dinner (buffet style). Alcoholic beverages will be available from the
Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre

cash bar. Please note that the dinner is included in the registration fee.

Field Trip
Leaders: Victoria Markstrom
When: September 24th, 2017
Cost: $20.00 CAD per person (includes guidebook, transportation, lunch and
refreshments); this fee is NOT included in registration
Departure: 8:00 am / Return: ~5:00 pm
Minimum 25 participants / Maximum 50 participants.

Victoria Markstrom, Field and Collection Manager (Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre)
Tel.: (204) 822-3406
Fax.: (204) 272-3303