Calendar of Events
Friday, May 30
31st Midcontinent Paleobotanical Colloquium
Join us for a weekend symposium on fossil plants and their environments, at the peak of spring in beautiful central PA.
REGISTRATION FORM DUE APRIL 30, 2014
May 30 – June 1, 2014
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
The MPC is a weekend symposium held in the spring and hosted by a different institution each year. This meeting emphasizes student participation in a relaxed and informal setting, including scientific presentations, receptions and a banquet, a field trip, and lots of personal interactions. MPC is hosted this year by the Penn State Department of Geosciences.
Dr. William Stein, SUNY Binghampton
Dr. Peter Wilf
Karen Liddick, Staff Support
Student Committee: Mike Donovan, Lisa Merkhofer, Isabel Leon y Leon
The Atherton Hotel
125 South Atherton Street
State College, PA 16801
Special rate (double room): $95
Group name: MPC
Deadline for reserving hotel room: April 30, 2014.
Friday evening 6:00 PM: Reception at the Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum, Deike Building
Saturday beginning at 8:30 AM: Plenary lecture, papers, posters, banquet.
Sunday (leaving Atherton Hotel at 7:45 AM): Excursion to Arboretum at Penn State followed by a field trip to the world-class Red Hill fossil site with Dr. Walter Cressler, West Chester University. Return to campus from Red Hill approximately 3:30.
Time: (All day)
Location: University Park, PA