MEETINGS / EVENTS

The APS holds monthly meetings and seminars in Room B108, Mt. Royal University at 7:30 PM in Calgary, Alberta. Business meeting is followed by a lecture. PUBLIC IS WELCOME.


FALL / WINTER MEETING SCHEDULE

SHORT 10 MINUTE PRESENTATION

OUR NORMAL PRESENTATIONS


FOSSIL SORTING OPPORTUNITY

We wil be searching for and sorting micro fossils from matrix again this fall and winter.

In November and December, we will being sorting matrix for Dr. Jessica Theodor and Dr. Alex Dutchak from the University of Calgary. All of the fossils we find will be used to aid research into the Eocene of Saskatchewan. The matrix comes from the Cypress Hills Formation (Middle Eocene) and provides important insight into the northern fauna of this period.

All sessions will take place in room B213. There is a map available on line at the Mount Royal University website and showing parking available. The organizer for this year's fossil sorting workshop is Risa Kawchuk.
No fee for this event. It is open to the public and it is a good family event.
Registration is not required, but if you contact me, Risa Kawchuk, (587) 969-1440 or rkawchuk@yahoo.com, and let me know if you are planning to attend, then Iíll be able to inform you in case we need to cancel a session. No experience is required. Bring tweezers to pick the tiny fossils from the soil and a pen to label your finds.

DATES for the fossil sorting sessions :
2017
Nov 4
Nov 18
Dec 2
Dec 16

TIMES / LOCATION :
1: 00 pm to 3:30 pm in room B213 at Mount Royal University


PALEO 2018 - APS SYMPOSIUM 2018

Saturday, March 17 2018, from 9:00AM to 5:00PM - Alberta Palaeontological Society 22nd Annual Symposium

and workshops on Sunday March 18, 2018, 9:00AM - 4:00PM

(in conjunction with the Mount Royal University Earth and Environmental Sciences and CSPG Palaeontological Division)

This symposium will contain presentations from a mix of amateur and professional palaeontologists. The aim is to showchase palaeontology to the general public and to provide an opportunity for contact between the Alberta Palaeontological Society, industry, government and educational facilities. The event is free and all are welcome to attend. Families are encouraged to bring fossils to our identification booth where APS members will do their best to provide you with information.

We are calling for Posters for this event. Deadline for submission of abstracts for publication is February 15, 2018

Click here to download a ADOBE ACROBAT (.pdf) FILE version of the
2018 SYMPOSIUM FLYER

Click here to download a ADOBE ACROBAT (.pdf) FILE version of the
CALL FOR POSTERS

Click here to download the Speaker Program and Workshop Information
SYMPOSIUM SPEAKER PROGRAM AND WORKSHOP INFORMATION

Click here to download a ADOBE ACROBAT (.pdf) FILE version of the
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS FOR THE 2018 SYMPOSIUM

The APS would like to thank all the speakers and presenters at our Symposium Paleo 2017.


Monthly meetings are held in room B108 shown on this map.

Our room is shown with a red dot :

Mount Royal University Lincoln Park Campus Level 1

Mount Royal University Lincoln Park Campus General Maps :
http://www.mtroyal.ca/ AboutMountRoyal/CampusesTours/CampusLocations/index.htm

If you use the East Entrance which is on the 1st level, turn right immediately after you enter through the revolving door.
If you use the West Entrance which is on the 2nd level descend the steps to the lower floor and proceed to the end of the long hall and turn left into B wing.

Parking map.
Lincoln Park Campus Mount Royal University Parking


Monthly seminars and meetings are open to the public.

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Last modified November 19 / 2017