Timetable for the half-day Marine Reptile Conference, 4th May 2022

Welcome and Introduction: 13:00 BST (12:00 UTC)

First Session: 13:10–14:10

  Presenter Institution Title of Talk
13:10-13:25 Dean Lomax et al. The University of Manchester Excavating the “Sea Dragon Dinosaur Dolphin Fossil” – AKA, The Rutland Ichthyosaur
13:25-13:40 Hilary Ketchum et al. Oxford University Museum of Natural History A new cryptoclidid from the Oxford Clay Formation of Cambridgeshire, UK
13:40-13:55 Sarah Jamison-Todd et al. University of Bristol Functional reconstruction of the ichthyosaurian jaw using 3D computed tomography
13:55-14:10 Q&A Session    
14:10-14:30 Break of 20 minutes. Please feel free to look at the posters during the break.


Second Session: 14:30–15:30


  Presenter Institution Title of Talk
14:30-14:45 Steve Etches The Etches Collection An Introduction to the Ichthyosaurs of The Kimmeridge Clay
14:45-15:00 Emma Nicholls The Horniman Museum Exploration and Redetermination of Fossil Marine Reptile Material at the Horniman Museum – The Lost, Misidentified and Unknown
15:00-15:15 Feiko Miedema Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart, & Hohenheim University New insight into prenatal development in ichthyosaurs
15:15-15:30 Q&A Session
15:30-15:50 Break of 20 minutes. Please feel free to look at the posters during the break.


Third Session: 15:50–16:50. Q&A with poster presenters



  Presenter Institution Title of Poster
1 Tracy Lee Ford   Tanystropheus: a marine diapsid not a terrestrial diapsid
2 Matthew D. McKeown et al.   Preparation of Hugh Miller Reptile Bed Plesiosaurs by the new Deep Time Laboratory, University of Edinburgh
3 Steven Dey ThinkSee3D Digital 3D for the study and presentation of marine reptiles: a 3D practioner’s viewpoint.
4 Nigel Larkin and Steve Etches Reading University and The Etches Collection Signs of life: Trace fossils from the Kimmeridgian (Late Jurassic) deposits of Dorset, UK, held in The Etches Collection Museum of Jurassic Marine Life.
5 Adam Smith and Jonathan Emmett Nottingham Natural History Museum ‘The Plesiosaur’s Neck’, a new children’s picture book to encourage evidence-based creative thinking
6 Oxford Clay Working Group   Marine crocodyliform (Thalattosuchian) discoveries and donations from the Callovian stage Oxford Clay Formation of Cambridgeshire by the Oxford Clay Working Group (OCWG).

16:50-17:00: Closing remarks from committee