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Monday 16th November: Rock to Clock: the importance of microfossils Symposium and Society AGM
The afternoon session will be dedicated to the importance of microfossils in fundamental and applied biostratigraphy, looking into biodiversity, evolution, geological indicators, as presented by the keynote speakers (including Phil Gibbard, Vanessa Bowman, Simonetta Monechi and Mike Simmons). This will be followed by the TMS awards and society business. A drink reception (sponsored by Petrostrat) and the Annual dinner will conclude the day.
Tuesday 17th November: Poster session and open talks on micropalaeontology
The day will comprise of talk and poster presentations. Abstracts for posters and short communications (15 min) are invited across all aspects of micropalaeontology. Presentations are particularly encouraged from graduates and early career researchers.
Registration is now open!
- Student/unwaged TMS member
- Student/unwaged TMS non-member
- Regular TMS member
- Regular TMS non-member
- Conference Dinner
We have a range of hotels (see below) that have discounted prices if booked by us. If you wish to use this service, please email us as soon as possible (firstname.lastname@example.org) with subject TMS Accommodation booking.
Hope street Hotel – £91.50 B&B – http://www.hopestreethotel.co.uk/
Feathers hotel -£59.95 B&B – http://www.feathers.uk.com/feathers-hotel/
The Liner Hotel – £59.00 B&B – http://www.theliner.co.uk/
The Hard Day’s night Hotel B&B – http://www.harddaysnighthotel.com/
(Single occupancy- £79.00); (Double occupancy- £89.00)
From the M62: at the end of the motorway continue straight ahead onto Edge Lane (A5080 then A5047) and follow signs for Liverpool City Centre and the University.
The University is just a ten-minute walk away from the nearest mainline station at Lime Street. Take the main exit and turn left into Lime Street. Then turn left again at the Britannia Adelphi Hotel and continue up Mount Pleasant towards the Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral.
The National Express coach station is in Norton Street, a fifthteen-minute walk from the Campus. From the exit, turn right and cross London Road into Seymour Street then Russell Street followed by Clarence Street. Then turn left into Mount Pleasant and head towards the Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral.
Mersey Ferries operates services between Pier Head and Birkenhead/Wallasey on the Wirral. You can also sail between Liverpool and Belfast and the Isle of Man. Once in Liverpool, follow signs for the Catholic Cathedral.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is situated eight miles from the city and is best reached by taxi or the express bus – the Airlink 500, located directly outside the entrance to the airport terminal. Direct trains run from Manchester Airport to Lime Street train station.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport:
For comprehensive local travel information visit: www.merseytravel.gov.uk
The university website has detailed maps of campus and the Department of Geography is building 73 on these maps. http://www.liv.ac.uk/maps/
Conference dinner will take place at the Royal Liver Venue, an emblematic and iconic place of Liverpool on the 16th of November, from 19.30 onwards.
Please indicate if you have any dietary requirement when you register for the dinner (£35 including drinks).
For further information, please contact TMSAGM2015@gmail.com
Symposium organisers: Fabienne Marret-Davies, Alan Bowden and Kirsty Edgar.