Early Announcement

BC Paleontological Symposium 2018

August 17-20th, Courtenay BC  •  Florence Filberg Centre


The 12th BC Paleontological Symposium will be held in Courtenay at the Florence Filberg Centre and at the Courtenay and District Museum and Paleontological Centre.


Hosted by:

Vancouver Island Paleontological Society

Courtenay and District Museum & Paleontological Centre


Sponsored by: - British Columbia Paleontological Alliance


  • The registration, welcome reception, posters and art show will be held Friday, Aug 17th at the Courtenay and District Museum and Paleontological Centre, (207- 4th Street).


  • The BC Paleontological Symposium speakers presentations will be held at the Florence Filberg Centre, Sat and Sun, August 18th and 19th, (411 Anderton Ave).


  • The Paleo-banquet will be held at Florence Filberg Centre, Saturday evening, August 18th, (411 Anderton Ave).
    Special guest speaker Ray Troll.


  • Field Trip will be Friday afternoon, August 17th and Sunday August 19th in the afternoon; and Monday, August 20, all day. Fossil sites TBA.


  • Fossil Preparation Workshop will be Sunday August 19th in the afternoon.


  • Keynote speaker and further information about registration TBA on our websites.


For more information email:

Dan Bowen

or Rick Ross

or Pat Trask