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conservation_workshop

The Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont is organizing the second edition of the Workshop on Conservation, Preparation and Restoration in Natural History to be held on May 17-21, 2011 in Sabadell.

While collections of natural history are included within cultural heritage, we -the professionals interacting with them- are facing a lack of training resources that allow us to renew our knowledge and update the proper managing of the collections deposited in our institutions.

The aim of this II Workshop is to continue the work started in the first edition held in 2009, emphasizing the protection and conservation of natural and scientific heritage and offering a unique opportunity to discuss with natural history curators conservator-restorators.

We approach this second edition to a practice track, interdisciplinary, of quality and with international projection. For this reason, we will combine lectures by a team of curators from major international collections, with a space for communications and poster presentations of the participants to find, thus, solutions together. The workshop will also offer a discussion platform with round tables and hands-on sessions.

At the time of registration, participants will specify whether they are proposing an oral or poster presentation, as well as its title. Abstracts to both oral and poster presentations must be submitted before September 30, 2010.

Accepted presentations will be asked to submit a full paper -both for communications and posters, as they will be published and delivered at the beginning of the II Workshop.

Sandra Val Molina.
Responsible person, Preparation and Restoratin. ICP.
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II Conservation Workshop
A Forum to learn and to discuss about the main problems in Conservation
Preparation and Restorating of Natural History Collections
INSTITUT CATALÀ DE PALEONTOLOGIA MIQUEL CRUSAFONT
SABADELL, 17-21 maig 2011
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First International Symposium on Paleohistology

ISPH 2011, July 18-20, Barcelona

The last few decades have brought about significant advances in bone and dental paleohistology, which is now an invaluable tool in reconstructing phylogenies, that increases our understanding of growth patterns and physiology, provides first insights into biological rhythms, and adds to our knowledge about the environmental context of physiological and life history traits.

The initiative to launch a series of symposiums on paleohistology came out of a request at the symposium on “Perspectives on vertebrate evolution: topics and problems”, held in Paris last June, and is motivated by the increasing need for bringing together different communities that have their own respective dissemination forums. It offers an important platform for international interchange where researchers with diverse approaches and methodologies can meet and exchange ideas on a wide range of topics related to vertebrate hard tissue biology.

Two main goals are the establishment of an International Society of Paleohistology and the inception of a biennial symposium in the area of vertebrate hard tissue biology.

We will strive for an informal atmosphere that is welcoming to graduate students, post-doctoral researchers and established researchers alike.

Join us in Barcelona for this inspiring new forum on paleohistology!

ISPH 2011 Convenors
Meike Köhler
Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont
Department of Paleobiology
Jorge Cubo
Université Pierre et Marie Curie
Equipe Biomineralisations

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Call for Abstracts opens on October 28, 2010 
  • Registration opens on November 15, 2010 
  • Call for Abstracts closes on March 15, 2011 
  • Acceptance/Rejection notices will be communicated by April 15, 2011
  • Early bird registration closes on April 30, 2011 
  • Regular registration closes on June 30, 2011

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XXVII Jornadas Sociedad Española de Paleontología

Sabadell, 5-8 Octubre de 2011


Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It is a pleasure to invite you to the XXVII “Jornadas de la Sociedad Española de Paleontología” (Annual meeting of the Spanish Society of Paleontology), that will be held by the Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont(ICP) in Sabadell (Barcelona, Spain) from 5th to 8th October 2011, dedicated to the memory of the distinguished paleontologist Miquel Crusafont from Sabadell, in the year of the centenary of his birth.

The main issue in the SEP 2011 will be “Paleobiology: new concepts and new methods”. 
Paleobiology, a branch of Paleontology which studies biological aspects of extinct organisms, has experimented a great development in few years due to the application in Paleontology of other biological disciplines such as physiology, ecology and biomechanics (Finite Element Analysis) or the utilization of new methods of analysis such as paleohistology, CT-scans or geometric morphometrics. The application of these tools in Paleontology has allowed to infer biological parameters of extinct organisms such as their locomotion, food habits, physiology or ecology. We are pleased to announce that the SEP 2011 meeting will gather for the first time all practitioners of the field, as a way to share each one´s knowledge, findings and concerns, but also as a way to begin opening a window for future collaborations.

Moreover, during the 2011 meeting, presentations dedicated to other fields in Paleontology are also welcome. Everyone is thus invited to come and show his/her work to the paleontological community.

All details can be found at SEP2011 site: www.icp.cat/SEP2011. Please, feel free to contact the organizing committee (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) for any specific information.

On the other hand, we would like to make a call for the diffusion of this event through your own colleagues and departments.

We are looking forward to meeting all of you in Sabadell!

 

Organizing committee of the XXVII “Jornadas de la Sociedad Española de Paleontología” (SEP 2011)

IMPORTANT DATES 

Early bird registration: before July 1
Regular registration: online, before September 1
Deadline for submissions of communications: July 1, 2011
Thrid circular: September 1, 2011

SPONSORS

 

 

Our symposium is organized with the aim of allowing the debate about the uses and progresses in geometric morphometrics by any practitioner of the field. During the meeting the attendants will have the opportunity to present their own work, to enjoy numerous talks and discuss with other researchers. The principal aim of this meeting is to get all researchers interested in this technique together in order to open a window for discussion, help, and hopefully future collaborations.
In addition, an introductory course will be held the days previous to the conference (20‐21 July). The places will be limited and acceptance will be determined by strict pre‐inscription order. If you want to receive more information about this course and the pre‐inscription form, please contact us at this e‐mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Date and site

Date: July 23rd‐25th 2009

Site: Sabadell (Barcelona

Sabadell is a one of the main cities of Catalonia, located at slightly more than 20 km to the north‐west
of Barcelona. It is easily accessible from Barcelona‐El Prat airport and is very
well connected to Barcelona by train and road. The conference will be held in
the Caixa d’Estalvis de Sabadell Auditorium, a beautiful modernista building of
1915 (C/ d´En Font Nº 1. Sabadell. 08201).

 

Program

Provisional Program (All activities will be held in the Caixa d’Estalvis de Sabadell Auditorium)


Thursday July 23rd 2009

18.00 h 
Conference Registration 
19.00 h
Ice breaker


Friday July 24th 2009

9.00 h Welcome addressed by Dr. Moyà‐Solà (Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont)
9.30 h Plenary lecture by Dr. Dennis Slice (Department of scientific Computing, University of Florida, USA)
10.30 h Coffee break
11.00 h Oral presentations session
13.00 h Lunch
15.00 h Oral presentations session
16.30 h Coffee break
17.00 h Posters session 
19.00 h Plenary lecture by Dr. Paul O´Higgins (Functional morphology and Evolution Research Unit, Hull Medical School)


Saturday July 25th 2009

9.30 h 
Plenary lecture by Dr.Christian P. Klingenberg (School of Biological sciences, University of Manchester, UK) 
10.30 h Coffee break
11.00 h Oral presentations session
13.00 h Lunch
15.00 h Oral presentations session
16.00 h Coffee break
16.30 h Oral presentations session
17.30 h Round table
19.00 h Closing ceremony
21.00 h Conference dinner

 

Comittees

Convenors

Soledad De Esteban Trivigno (Institut Català de Paleontologia)
Jesús Marugán Lobón (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
Markus Bastir (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, CSIC)

Organizing Committee

Meike Köhler (Institut Català de Paleontologia)
Salvador Moyà‐Solà (Institut Català de Paleontologia)
Isaac Casanovas Vilar (Institut Català de Paleontologia)
Judit Marigó Cortés (Institut Català de Paleontologia)
Rubén García Martínez (Institut Català de Paleontologia)
Josep Fortuny (Institut Català de Paleontologia)
Sergio Almécija (Institut Català de Paleontologia)
Carlos Martínez‐Pérez (Universitat de València)

Scientific Committee

Christian Klingenberg (University of Manchester)
F. James Rohlf (State University of New York)
Angela Buscalioni (UAM)
Jesús Marugán Lobón (UAM)
Antonio Rosas (MNCN‐CSIC)
Markus Bastir (MNCN‐CSIC)
Diego Rasskin‐Gutman (UV)
Isaac Casanovas Vilar (Institut Català de Paleontologia)
Luis Azevedo Rodrigues (Escola Secundária Henriques Nogueira ‐ Torres Vedras)
Emiliano Bruner (CENIEH)
Paul O’Higgins (Hull‐York Medical School)

 

Abstracts

A proceedings volume of the congress will be published and will be available to the attendants to the meeting.

The deadline for contributors to submit an abstract is May 1st, 2009. Abstracts should be submitted in its electronic format to this e‐mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Author guidelines

The abstract should not exceed two pages (less than 1000 words, with references included). The main text should be written in Times New Roman at 11pp, double‐spaced and justified. Genera and species names must be in italics. The text must be preceded by the title, author(s) of the work and their affiliation(s) and contact address(es) using the following format:

Title: Must be in capital letters and centered and should not have more than 150 characters spaces included.
Author(s): Must be in lower case‐letters and centered.
Affiliation(s) and address(es): They should be numbered following authorship order and indicated next to the name of each author using a superindex. The center of affiliation and the address will be aligned to the left preceded by the number in brackets. Full postal addresses must be given for all authors. Next to the postal address the authors must include their contact e‐mail.
Example: (1) Institut Català de Paleontologia. C/ Escola Industrial, 23. 08201 Sabadell (Spain). This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
References: A reference list including all and only these references cited in the text must be included following the main text. Authors are encouraged to keep the references to a minimum. References must be prepared according to the following format:

  1. Papers written by just one author [Ex. (Pérez, 2006)]; two authors [Ex. (Pérez & Martínez, 2006)]; three authors or more [Ex. (Pérez et al., 2006)].
  2. References in the text should be arranged chronologically. The list of references should be arranged alphabetically by authors' names, and chronologically per author. If an author's name in the list is also mentioned with co‐authors, the following order should be used: Publications of the single author, arranged according to publication year ‐ publications of the same author with one co‐author, arranged according to publication year ‐ publications of the author with more than one co‐author, arranged according to publication year. If two publications of one author of the same year are to be listed they should be arranged according to citation in the text and the year should include correlative letters according to this order [Ex. (Pérez, 2006a) ; (Pérez, 2006b].
  3. The following system should be used for arranging references in the reference list:
    1. Journal papers: Names and initials of all authors, year. Title of paper. Journal name (given in full or abbreviated using the International List of Periodical Title Word Abbreviations), volume number (issue number): first and last page numbers of the paper
    2. Monographs and books: Names and initials of all authors, year. Title of the monograph or book.
      Publisher, location of publisher.
    3. Edited volume papers: Names and initials of all authors, year. Title of the paper. Names and initials of the volume editors, title of the edited volume. Publisher, location of publisher, first and last page numbers of the paper.
    4. Conference proceedings papers: Names and initials of all authors, year. Title of the paper. Name of the conference. Publisher, location of publisher, first and last page numbers of the paper.
    5. Unpublished theses, reports, etc.: Names and initials of all authors, year. Title of the item. All other relevant information needed to identify the item (e.g., technical report, Ph.D. thesis, institute, etc.).

Figures: The author(s) may include one single figure, either a picture or graph. Black and white or grayscale figures should be sent in jpg. or tiff. format with a minimum resolution of 600 pp. Color figures are not allowed.
Tables: The author(s) may include one single table only if it is less than one page in length and the abstract does not contain any figure.

 

Travels and Accomodation

Arriving to Barcelona

By train: The main station is “Barcelona Sants” where several international trains arrive. From this station you can take a train directly to Sabadell (see below).

By plane: Barcelona –El Prat Airport is an international airport well connected by train, bus (called Aerobus) and taxi. The airport is close to Barcelona city and we recommend going to Barcelona City by aerobus (you should get off at “Plaça Catalunya”) or by train (getting off at “Barcelona Sants”). Aerobus have got a high frequency and good service.

From Barcelona to Sabadell:

From “Barcelona Sants” station to Sabadell: in working days, trains from Barcelona Sants to Sabadell have a frequency of 15 minutes. Take the C4 line of Renfe Cercanías destination “Manresa” or “Terrassa”, and after 36 minutes get off at “Sabadell Centre”. “Sabadell Centre” station is very close to the center of Sabadell and easily you can easily find the town hall as reference point.
More information about “Renfe Cercanías” in: http://www.renfe.es/cercanias/barcelona/index.html.

From “Plaça Catalunya” station to Sabadell: you can take the “Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat” to Sabadell (Sabadell Rambla station). Take S2 line headed to Sabadell Rambla station and get off the train in the last station (Sabadell Rambla station). S2 line has a frequency of 10 minutes, and is our recommended alternative.
More information about “Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat”: http://www.fgc.cat/eng/index.asp

Arriving to Sabadell by car: Sabadell is placed about 20 km from Barcelona. If you come from the west (i.e.Madrid), take the motorway “Zaragoza‐Barcelona” called AP‐2. You have to follow this motorway until “Vilafranca del Penedes” town where you connect to the motorway called “AP‐7”. Follow direction “Girona” until exit 21 called “B‐30 Cerdanyola C‐58  Barcelona Sabadell Manresa”. After that, follow by the road called C‐58 and take the exit 12 called “Sabadell Centre Nord / Sant Quirze del Vallés Sud‐Centre”. You have to pass across “Sant Quirze del Vallés” town and entering the city of Sabadell following the direction “Sabadell Centre”. You will find the council and the church following this direction. These two emplacements are very close of the Auditorium.
If you come from the north (i.e. Pyrenees). Pass across the border by “La Jonquera” to enter Catalonia. Take the motorway AP7 and follow this motorway until exit 20 called “C‐58 Sabadell Manresa”. And follow all the signs to the road “C‐58 Sabadell” until exit 12 called “Sabadell centre‐Nord / Sant Quirze del Vallès Sud4 Centre”. You have to pass across “Sant Quirze del Vallés” town and entering the city of Sabadell following the direction “Sabadell Centre”. You will find the council and the church following this direction. These two emplacements are very close to the Auditorium.

Accommodations

Hotel Urpi ***

http://www.hotelurpi.com/
Hotel Urpí offers to the attendants of the symposium a reduced price if booking early (50 € per night and
person, plus 10 € if you want continental breakfast). If you want to have access to this reduced price you must
make your reservation by phone (34 93 7235419) or e‐mail ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) making clear that you
are attending to the “I Iberian Symposium on Geometric Morphometrics” and the reduced fare (50 €/night).

Hotel Arrahona***

http://www.arrahonahotel.com/
A good 3*** hotel is located in a peaceful neighbourhood with a good connections to Barcelona. The hotel
offers 49 rooms, 39 apartments, bar, restaurant, parking and a shopping centre in the same building.

Hotel Catalonia Sabadell ****

http://www.hoteles‐catalonia.com/hc/hotel.do?opcio=detalle&id=100
A nice 4**** hotel in an unusual building of modern style, providing every comfort and service according to its
category. Hotel Catalonia Sabadell is located in the best district of Sabadell. It is surrounded by a huge park. It
is located in the Catalunya square, close to the Congress palace and de business district.

 

Preparator

(Barcelona, 1974)

Diploma in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (specialized in Archeology) in 1998. Postgraduate in Conservation-Restoration of Heritage: characterization, alterations and cleaning techniques by the University of Barcelona, ​​2002. Master in Project Management in Conservation-Restoration of Collections and Assemblies by the University of Barcelona in 2011. 

Since 1998 she has worked actively in several conservation and restoration projects in paleontology, natural sciences, archeology and heritage architecture. 

In 2007 she joined the ICP Department of Preparation and Conservation, contributing actively in all projects in the area, research and publications.

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Preparadora

Diploma in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Assets, Specialization in Archeology -2003.

Beca Leonardo 2004- Torino- Archaeological Restoration

Degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology (University of Barcelona) - 2012

Since 2004, she has worked actively in several conservation and restoration projects in different fields such as paleontology, archeology, heritage architecture and natural sciences.
Since 2009, she works as a technician of the ICP Preparation-Conservation laboratory participating in all projects of the area, contributing to the publication of several articles in paleontological preparation and organizing training courses.

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Conservador

 

(Sant Feliu de Llobregat, 1964)

Conservador de l’ICP des de l’abril de 2007. Llicenciat en Ciències Geològiques per la Universitat de Barcelona l’any 1992, amb l’especialitat de fonamental.

Com a paleontòleg, ha dut a terme treballs d’ordenació, registre i inventari en col·leccions de paleontologia a l’Institut de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont i del Museu Municipal Vicenç Ros de Martorell. També ha dissenyat, realitzat i monitoritzat exposicions de paleontologia d’àmbit local, a Martorell i Castellbisbal.

Ha co-dirigit la intervenció paleontològica a la Nova Fase d’Explotació del Dipòsit Controlat de Can Mata (Els Hostalets de Pierola, Anoia), entre el novembre 2002 i el març de 2007. Ha participat en qualitat de paleontòleg tècnic en diverses intervencions paleontològiques preventives, d’urgència i programades.

També ha realitzat informes tècnics sobre l’afectació de patrimoni paleontològic en obra civil i pública, així com informes tècnics sobre patrimoni cultural i patrimoni paleontològic destinats a municipis i a la Direcció General de Patrimoni Cultural (Departament de Cultura i Mitjans de Comunicació).

Com a geòleg ha dut a terme cartografies geològiques per a l’institut Cartogràfic de Catalunya dels materials quaternaris i neògens a les comarques del Baix Llobregat, Barcelonès, Garraf, Alt Penedès, Maresme, Vallès Occidental.

Com a investigador ha participat en la realització de l’anàlisi del context geològic en el que es varen desenvolupar les faunes i els ecosistemes del Miocè mitjà i superior de la zona dels Hostalets de Pierola i Masquefa (Anoia).

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Marta-March

Gestió de Col·leccions

 

Marta Soteras March (Mataró, 1978) és llicenciada en Biologia per la Universitat de Barcelona (2007), Màster en Biologia Humana per la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (2008) i Màster en Gestió del Patrimoni Cultural per la Universitat de Barcelona (2012) amb projecte final centrat en l'adaptació i accessibilitat dels espais patrimonials a tot els col·lectius.

Treballa en la gestió de Col·leccions, en aplicació de solucions tecnològiques enfocades a la millora d'aquesta (RFID, QR...) i en conservació preventiva.

Ha treballat com a Coordinadora adjunta pel que fa Captació i Dinamització de públics, així com a responsable, principalment pel que fa a activitats, monitoratge i atenció, de diverses exposicions itinerants a nivell estatal durant el 2008 i 2009.

També ha treballat com a Antropòloga física en la necròpolis jueva de Tàrrega i en la necròpolis romana del carrer Ample 1, Barcelona, durant el 2007 i 2008 respectivament.

 

 

Col·laborador

 

(Barcelona, 1975)
 
Llicenciat en Geologia per la UAB (2002), la seva activitat es reparteix entre les intervencions preventives i d’urgència i la recerca. Emmarcada en els estudis de doctorat de la UAB, realitza la tesina sobre els èquids del trànsit Plistocè inferior-mitjà dels jaciments de Vallparadís i Cal Guardiola (Terrassa, Vallès occidental), dirigida pel Dr. Salvador Moyà.
 
Ha estat director a la intervenció paleontològica preventiva a la obra de millora de la carretera C-14 “tram Oliana, Peramola, Coll de Nargó, amb especial incidència a la zona de la Penella (Peramola, Alt Urgell)” (2004); i codirector al jaciment de Cabana de Gori (Conca Dellà i Isona, Pallars Jussà. 2003), ambdós jaciments datats al Maastrichtià; també en qualitat de codirector, a la intervenció paleontològica de la Estació Vallparadís-UPC dels Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya de l’Epivilafranquià (Terrassa, Vallès Occidental) des del març de 2004 fins el gener de 2008.
 
En l’àmbit de les intervencions programades, ha participat en les del jaciment pleistocè d’Incarcal (Crespià, Pla de l’Estany); i al Maastrichtià de la Conca Dellà i Isona en les localitats d’Orcau, Costa de la Serra, Basturs Poble, Sant Romà d’Abella, Serrat del Corb; i al jaciment de Peguera (Berguedà), de la mateixa edat; així com a diverses campanyes d’intervenció paleontològica a les obres d’Ampliació de l’Abocador Controlat de Can Mata (Hostalets de Pierola, Anoia), d’edat miocena.
 
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Ivette

Col·laboradora

 

(Igualada, 1983)

Llicenciada en Biologia per la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Va col·laborar amb el laboratori d'Osteologia de la Unitat d'Antropologia Biològica (BABVE) de la facultat de Biociències de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona sota la direcció de la Dra. Assumpció Malgosa entre els anys 2007 i 2008.

Ha realitzat el Màster Oficial interuniversitari en Paleontologia de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona i la Universitat de Barcelona l’any 2009, amb el treball de títol “Estudi morfofuncional i morfomètric de les vèrtebres lumbars de Pierolapithecus catalaunicus (Primates: Hominidae): implicacions paleobiològiques” sota la direcció del Dr. David M. Alba.

Des de l'any 2007 fins l'actualitat ha estat treballant com a paleontòloga de camp en les intervencions paleontològiques que es realitzen en localitats del Miocè Mitjà i Superior a la Conca del Vallès-Penedès, com són les obres d’ampliació del nou dipòsit controlat de Can Mata (els Hostalets de Pierola, l’Anoia); a l'Ecoparc 4 (els Hostalets de Pierola, l’Anoia); al Quart Cinturó B40 (Viladecavalls, el Vallès Occidental); i a la Ronda Oest de Sabadell (el Vallès Occidental). També ha treballat en una localitat del Pleistocè Inferior durant les obres de construcció de la nova estació dels Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya al Parc de Vallparadís (Terrassa, el Vallès Occidental), per a les empreses PALAEOTHERIA SCP i FOSSILIA SPG SL. Per altre banda ha realitzat treballs de rentat i triatge de mostres de micromamífers a l'Institut Català de Paleontologia.

Ha participat en les excavacions programades per l’Institut Català de Paleontologia a la localitat de Can Llobateres corresponent al Miocè Superior (Sabadell, el Vallès Occidental) l’any 2010 i a la localitat d’Incarcal corresponent al Pleistocè Inferior (Crespià, el Pla de l’Estany) els anys 2009 i 2010.

També ha participat en l’excavació programada per l’Institut de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social i la Junta d’Andalusia a la localitat de Fuente Nueva 3 corresponent al Pleistocè Inferior (Orce, Granada) l’any 2010.

I per altre banda, també va participar en l’excavació programada pel Centre d’Estudis Comarcals d’Igualada en un jaciment urbà d’aquesta mateixa localitat (Igualada, Barcelona) l’any 1996.

Actualment compagina la seva feina com a paleontòloga de camp amb les investigacions en el terreny de l’estudi de la regió axial dels hominoïdeus (Primats, Hominidae) del Miocè Mitjà i Superior amb l’objectiu de realitzar la seva tesi doctoral.

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