Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Early registration for the Frenchman Fm conference approaches

Just a reminder that the deadline for early registration for the Frenchman Formation Terrestrial Ecosystem Conference is March 1, 2009. On or before March 1, the prices for registration are: $100 for students, $125 for non-students. After March 1, the price is $150 for all registrants. For information on registering, go to dinocountry.com and scroll down to the bottom and look for the T.rex Centre - below is the link. Hope to see everyone there!

BTW - does anyone even look at this blog?! Just curious... ; )

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Royal Tyrrell Museum 2009 Speaker Series

As this is considered to be the "year of Darwin", the Tyrrell is hosting a plethora of interesting talks regarding the man and his works. Each talk is approximately 1 hour long and admission is free.

Friday Feb. 27 11AM Tai Kubo (Royal Tyrrell Museum) "Evolution of limb posture in archosaurs"

Sat. March 7 2PM Alwynne Beaudoin (Royal Alberta Museum) "Charles Darwin"

Sat. March 14 2PM Don Prothero (Occidental College, California) "Evolution: What the fossils say and why it matters"

Sat. March 21 2PM Dave Eberth (Royal Tyrrell Museum) "Evolution, creationism, and the quixotic nature of 'truth'"

Sat. April 4 2PM Paul Brinkman (North Caroline Museum) "Darwin's use of vertebrate fossil evidence to develop natural selection model"

Wed. April 8 11AM Gerald Smith (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) "Tectonic causes of fish species diversity patterns"

Sat. April 18 2PM David Weishampel (Johns Hopkins Univ., Maryland) "What about the dinosaurs, Charles Darwin?"

Sat. April 25 2PM Ted Daeschler (Academy of Natural Sciences, Pennsylvania) "Tiktaalik and the fish-tetrapod transition"

Sat. May 16 2PM Judith Scotchmoor (University College of Berkeley, California) "Supporting the teaching of evolution: A multi-faceted approach"

Hope you can attend!

Monday, February 2, 2009

Darwin Day Celebration at Mount Royal College

Darwin, Natural Selection and SEX: 150 years of getting it on. ( Public )
Date and Time: 2009-02-12 19:00:00

Mount Royal College, 4815 Mount Royal Gate SW
Ross Glenn Hall
Calgary/AB T3E 6K6 CANADA

Sponsor: Mount Royal College

Dr. Trevor Day
Email: tday@mtroyal.ca
Phone: 403-276-5070