95th PalGes in Warsaw 2024 - Joint Meeting of the Polish Paleobiologists and the annual meeting of the Paläontologische Gesellschaft (Palges)

We are pleased to host the 95th annual conference of the "Palaeontological Society'' Joint Meeting of the Polish Paleobiologists and Paläontologische Gesellschaft (PalGes) 2024 at the University of Warsaw. This is the most recent in a long history of international meetings which presents cutting-edge research from paleobiology, paleontology, geobiology and related subjects. The Paläontologische Gesellschaft is one of the oldest and largest palaeontological societies in the world and this is the first time that a joint event is hosted here in Poland! The meeting is co-organized by the University of Warsaw (Faculty of Biology, Faculty of Geology), Institute of Paleobiology Polish Academy of Sciences, Paleontological Section of the Polish Geological Society, Polish Geological Institute – National Research Institute and the Paläontologische Gesellschaft. We look forward to welcoming you to Warsaw and hope that you will enjoy partaking in our varied sessions, workshops and field trips. You will find the most recent information in the latest circular and further updates on the conference website. For further questions and information, please contact our team using palgeswarsaw2024(at)uw.edu.pl.

HERE you will find the registration form for the conference in Warsaw.

Awards at the conference 2024:

Poster Award: The prize for the best poster will again be awarded at this year's annual conference. Everyone can apply.

Young Scientist Award (YSA): The three best presentations by young scientists will be honoured. The prize is aimed to ECRs. 

PeerJ presentation prize 2024: Everyone can apply and career stage will be taken into account

Important information on ECR status: we would like to include those who are still studying or have just completed their studies (up to one year after registration). 


Early bird registration deadline: 30th June 2024

Abstract submission

Abstract submission deadline: 15th July 2024

Post-registration and abstract submission:

Registered users will receive a receipt and confirmation of registration. In due course, registered participants will be contacted to fill a form to submit their abstract title(s) and preferred sessions to present them in. In this form, additional information will be asked concerning dietary and other requirements needed to plan catering. Further instructions on how to submit your abstract will be provided there. Registered participants who opted for an field trip (excursion) will be contacted with final details (including price) and request for binding registration. 


You can download 2nd circular here

You can download 1st circular here

Preliminary programme


The University of Warsaw – Faculty of Biology, ul. Miecznikowa 1 Str. 02-096 Warsaw


(Institute abbreviations: FB UW – Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw; FG UW – Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw; IPal PAS – Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences; PS PGS – Palaeontological Section of the Polish Geological Society; PGI-NRI - Polish Geological Institute – National Research Institute; PalGes - Paläontologische Gesellschaft)

●  Dr hab. Kenneth De Baets – Chair (FB UW & PalGes)
●  Dr Aleksandra Skawina – Chair (FB UW)
●  Dr Holly Anderson (FB UW)
●  Dr Sergi López-Torres (FB UW)
●  Dr Przemysław Świś (FB UW alumnus; Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia)
●  Dr Mateusz Tałanda (FB UW)
●  Dr Karina Vanadzina (FB UW)
●  Jonatan Audycki (FB UW)
●  Weronika Łaska (FB UW)
●  Wojciech Pawlak (FB UW)
●  Dr hab. Mikołaj Zapalski (FG UW)
●  Prof. dr hab. Anna Kozłowska (IPal PAS & PS PGS)
●  Prof. dr hab. Marcin Machalski (IPal PAS)
●  Dr hab. Błażej Błażejowski (IPal PAS)
●  Dr hab. Andrzej Kaim (IPal PAS)
●  Dr hab. Tomasz Sulej (IPal PAS)
●  Prof. dr hab. Stanisław Z. Mikulski (PGI – NRI)
●  Dr hab. Piotr Szrek (PGI–NRI)
●  Dr Cezary Krawczyński (PGI–NRI)
●  Dr Magda Sidorczuk (PGI–NRI)
●  Michał Zieliński (PGI-NRI)


●  Prof. dr hab. Anna Kozłowska (IPal PAS & PS PGS)
●  Prof. dr Alexander Nützel (PalGes & Bavarian State Collection for Palaeontology and Geology)
'●  Prof. dr hab. Jarosław Stolarski (IPal PAS)
●  Prof. dr hab. Ireneusz Walaszczyk (FG UW)
●  Dr hab. Kenneth De Baets (FB UW & PalGes)
●  Dr hab. Andrzej Kaim (IPal PAS)
●  Dr hab. Krzysztof Stefaniak (PS PGS; Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Wrocław)
●  Dr hab. Mikołaj Zapalski (FG UW)
●  Dr hab. Piotr Szrek (PGI–NRI)
●  Dr Alina Chrząstek (PS PGS & Institute of Geological Sciences, University of Wrocław)
●  Dr Aleksandra Skawina (FB UW)
●  Dr Justyna Słowiak (IPal PAS)
●  Dr Mateusz Tałanda (FB UW)