The 5th International Palaeontological Congress (IPC5) was held in Paris, France, from July 9 to 13, 2018. The research assistant Zhang Weiting, the lecturer Liu Aoran and the postgraduate student Wang Jiajia from our university attended the congress.
Centering on the hot spots of Palaeontology, the congress was held in Sorbonne University and National Museum of Natural History, almost 1,000 palaeontologists from over 60 countries attended. During the congress, Zhang Weiting made a speech namedBristletails from Myanmar amber provide phylogenetic insight into the evolution of Archaeognatha (Insect), Liu Aoran made a report named Taxology and Biogeograhpy of Longfengshan Biota, and Wang Jiajia made one namedThe Amphiesmenopteran Fossils from Asia offering Important Information for the Early Evolution of this Group.
The International Palaeontological Congress, the biggest academic meeting on Palaeontology worldwide held every four years, is named as the Olympics in the field of Palaeontology. The delegates from our university obtained the cutting-edge development of Palaeontology and had an extensive exchange with the experts from different countries. The experience also demonstrates the scientific research standard of our university in the fields.
The opening ceremony of the 5th International Palaeontological Congress (IPC5).
The presentation of Zhang Weiting.
The exhibition board of Liu Aoran during the conference.
The presentation of Zhang Jiajia.