UPCOMING EVENTS

It's Dues Time!

UFOP Chapters in Salt Lake City, Vernal, St. George, and Moab, Utah are collecting  dues for 2019. There are dues options for indivduals, students, and families. You can pay dues online by clicking on the button below.

Utah Friends of Paleontology supports The Utahraptor Project,
a project to scientifically prepare a treasure trove
of Utahraptor fossils contained in a huge block of petrified quicksand. Learn more about the Utahraptor Project here, and please help raise funds for the project at:

gofundme.com/utahraptor


Thursday, February 14
Great Basin Chapter Meeting

Jesse Pruitt, Lab Manager and Digital Paleontology Specialist at Idaho Virtualization Laboratory will present,

Digital Paleontology: "Sharks", Saws, Scissors, Lasers and 3D Printers.

Jesse will discuss the research that solved the mystery of the enigmatic Helicoprion shark and how that research has led to the first ever reconstruction of the skull of Edestus, solving another 100 year old puzzle. He will also talk about the new cutting edge techniques that are allowing IVL to digitally restore and 3D print some of the coolest new fossil discoveries from around the country.

Thursday, February 14, 7:00 PM at the Department of Natural Resources Auditorium — 1594 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah. Free and open to the public.

 

Wednesday, February 20
Southwest Chapter Meeting

Our speaker will be Joshua Bonde, Assistant Professor in Residence at UNLV. Talk title to be announced.

Free and open to the public. Wednesday, February 20 at 7:00 PM in the Snow Building in Room 128 (ground floor), Dixie State University, St. George

 

Wednesday, February 27
Gastonia Chapter Meeting

Tim Heaton (University of South Dakota, Dept. of Earth Sciences, retired) will present Ice Age Paleontology of Southeast Alaska at our February 27th meeting.  If you like adventure and paleoclimatology with your paleontology you'll love Tim's review of his research and adventures.

See http://apps.usd.edu/esci/alaska/ for more information on his team's efforts.

February 27th, 6:00 PM at Zions Bank Conference Room. Our meetings are free and open to the public.

 

Thursday, March 14
Great Basin Chapter Meeting

Speaker to be announced.

Thursday, March 14, 7:00 PM at the Department of Natural Resources Auditorium — 1594 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah. Free and open to the public.

 

March 15-17
WAVP 53rd Annual Meeting

The 53rd annual meeting of the Western Association of Vertebrate Paleontologists is in Eugene, Oregon this year. Hosted by the University of Oregon we’ll be meeting March 15-17. Join us for a day of paleontology talks and posters, a keynote speaker, and a field trip to the Oregon Coast! For more information visit
https://blogs.uoregon.edu/wavp2019/

 

March 23-24
Western Interior Paleontology Society Symposium

Lagerstätten – Exceptional Preservation. Extraordinary Fossils.

The Lowry Conference Center, 1601 Akron Way, Denver, Colorado. For details see: http://www.westernpaleo.org/symposiums/2019_pages/about-2019.php


April 5-7
Green River Rock and Mineral Festival

John Wesley Powell River History Museum, Green River, Utah.  For details see: http://greenriverrocks.com/

 


Thursday, April 11
Great Basin Chapter Meeting

Speaker to be announced.

Thursday, April 14, 7:00 PM at the Department of Natural Resources Auditorium — 1594 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah. Free and open to the public.

 


April 16-20
12th Annual Meeting of the Association for Materials and Methods in Paleontology

Sternberg Museum of Natural History, Hays, Kansas. For details and registration see: https://paleomethods.org/events

 

Thursday, May 9
Great Basin Chapter Meeting

Speaker to be announced.

Thursday, May 9, 7:00 PM at the Department of Natural Resources Auditorium — 1594 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah. Free and open to the public.

May 30 - June 2
11th Conference on Fossils Resources

Tate Geological Museum, Casper, Wyoming. For details see: http://publicfossils.org/11th-conference-on-fossil-resources/

 

June 7-9, 2019
UFOP Annual Meeting in Moab, Utah

Keep your calendar open for the 2019 UFOP Annual Meeting in Moab, Utah. It's never too early to arrange accommodations in that popular location. We'll announce details over the next few months, so please stay tuned.

 

October 9 - 12, 2019
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) 78th Annual Meeting, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

For details see:
http://vertpaleo.org/Annual-Meeting/Annual-Meeting-home.aspx

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