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Call for Papers and Workshop Proposals

The 2012 Host Committee for the 5th Annual Fossil Preparation and Collections Symposium is calling for papers and workshop proposals.

Papers should be 15 minutes in length. Please submit an abstract of no more than a single page to bcrowley@u.washington.edu by February 17, 2012. Topics may range from technical to theoretical and address any aspect of fossil preparation or collections. The host committee is particularly inviting papers related to establishing or maintaining volunteer programs and papers exploring fossil preparators increased professionalism.

Workshop proposals should include a concise description of the workshop, the names of organizers and their contact information, materials required, materials provided, minimum and maximum number of attendees and the cost per person. Workshops will be limited to two afternoon sessions and proposals should indicate whether 2,4,6 or 8 hours will be required. Please submit proposals to bcrowley@u.washington.edu by February 10, 2012.