The 78th Annual Meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology

Albuquerque, New Mexico October 17-20, 2018

The meeting will take place at the Albuquerque Convention Center in downtown Albuquerques.

It’s been 25 years since the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology annual meeting was held in New Mexico. This year’s meeting is co-hosted by the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, the University of New Mexico, and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

The Museum recently celebrated its 30th anniversary (2016) and continues to fulfill its mission of preserving and interpreting the rich natural history of New Mexico.

New Mexico contains a variety of rich and famous vertebrate fossil sites ranging from the late Paleozoic through the Quaternary. Exceptional New Mexico fossil locales include the Pennsylvanian Kinney Brick Quarry, the Permian Prehistoric Trackways National Monument, the Triassic sites of the Ghost Ranch area, Cretaceous, Paleocene, and Eocene sites within the San Juan Basin, Miocene sites of the Española Basin, and numerous Pleistocene cave sites including Dry Cave, Sandia Cave, and U-Bar Cave.

The preliminary program is available to download.