Symposium on Vertebrate Palaeontology and Comparative Anatomy 2022

21st to 23rd September 2022

Cover of the Journal of Systematic Palaeontology

SVPCA 2022 is being generously supported by The Palaeontological Association and The Journal of Systematic Palaeontology

Programme at a glance

Wednesday 21st September
Thursday 22nd September
  • Morning – Oral sessions one and two
  • Afternoon – Oral session three and poster session
  • Evening – Auction at the Hand and Flower Pub, Olympia
Friday 23rd September
  • Morning – Oral sessions four and five
  • Afternoon – Oral sessions six and seven
  • Evening – Annual Dinner, Rembrandt Hotel, South Kensington
Saturday 24th September

Self-guided field trip to Crystal Palace Park accompanied by the Friends of Crystal Palace Dinosaurs

Partial hybrid

Oral sessions will be live-streamed via a Microsoft Teams Live Event, and online registrants will be able to interact by typing questions into a chat box which will be read out. If you are unable to attend the Symposium but would like to watch talks, please register ticking the ‘Online Only’ registration option. You will be sent a Microsoft Teams link for each session. It will not be possible to present talks or posters virtually.


To apply to register, please fill in this form. Please read the Code of Conduct before registering. Once you have filled in the registration form, please add up your total and make your contribution here. Registration closes on Wednesday 6th July.

Abstract submission

To submit an abstract for a talk or poster, please fill in this form. Abstract submission will close at midnight on Friday 1st July. Registration is separate from abstract submission.

Jones-Fenleigh Fund

The Jones-Fenleigh Fund provides travel grants for those with no other source of funding to attend SVPCA. Apply for the fund here.

Photo courtesy of Angela Milner

The NHM last hosted SVPCA in 2005. This is what we all looked like back then. To find out more information about previous meetings, visit the SVPCA website

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