PALEOFEST 2017 begins today! Are you coming?


  • Event: PaleoFest 2017
  • Location: North Main St. Rockford, Illinois, USA
  • Dates: 4th – 5th March 2017
  • Registration is open. Register here!
  • Queries: here
Link: Click here to access the website of the event

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About the event:

PaleoFest 2017 celebrates 19 years of Fossils & Dinosaurs at the Burpee Museum. Engage in making and taking workshops, explore in hands-on paleo situations, venture through unique exhibits and learn with world-renowned paleontologists. PaleoFest keynote speaker is Matt Lamanna, a vertebrate paleontologist from the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburg. He’ll address Paleofest with an intervention entitled “From Egypt to Antarctica: discovering Extraordinary New Dinosaurs in the Southern Continents”.

But Paleofest includes much, much more. Listen to the multiple oral presentations and participate in workshops designed for kids and the entire family. Access the full program here.


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Rita Santos

Postgraduate Student at University of Lisbon
Geologist, specialized in geology and natural resources. Currently pursuing a Master degree in Marine Sciences. Main research interests: micropaleontology (nannofossils), sedimentary dynamics of estuaries and marine mineral resources. (read more about me)

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