Category: Conferences

13th International Symposium on the Ordovician Symposium

13th International Symposium on the Ordovician System will be held from July 19th to July 22th, 2019 in Novosibirsk, Russia. Full details are available on the conference website: and in the Third Circular. Important Dates: December 2018: Distribution of

IGCP 653 Annual meeting in Yichang, China, October 2017

The second annual meeting of the International Geoscience Programme Project 653 “Filling the gap between Cambrian Explosion and the GOBE” will be held in Yichang, China from October 8 through 18, 2017.   Provisional Programme: Oct. 8 (Sunday), 2017: Arrival, registration

Dayangcha Workshop on the Cambrian-Ordovician boundary, September 20-25, 2017, Changchun, NE China

FIRST CIRCULAR In the past 16 years, there have been tremendous advances in understanding of the Cambrian-Ordovician boundary on the basis of the study of the GSSP fixed at Green Point, Newfoundland in 2001. New discoveries and knowledge of fossils

IGCP 653 Opening Meeting: Sept. 2016, Durham, UK

The new IGCP project 653, funded for the years 2016-2020, in an international effort to investigate the initiating causes and processes that produced the rapid diversification of marine organisms during the Ordovician Period, known as the ‘Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event’ (GOBE).  The

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IGCP 591 Closing Meeting

The final meeting of the International Geoscience Programme Project 591 “The Early to Middle Paleozoic Revolution” will be held in Ghent, Belgium, 6-9 July 2016, jointly with: The International Subcommission on Cambrian Stratigraphy (ISCS), The International Subcommission on Ordovician Stratigraphy