Second circular for Annual IGCP meeting in Yichang, China

The second annual meeting of the International Geoscience Programme Project 653 “Filling the gap between Cambrian Explosion and the GOBE” will be held in Yichang, China from October 8 through 18, 2017.


The second circular is now available with details of registration, abstract submission, publication venue, field trip itineraries, travel and accommodations, and visa information.
Key dates:
  • August 15, 2017: Deadline for submitting abstracts or extended summary through the web of the Yichang meeting ( or to the e-mail box of the meeting (
  • September 15, 2017: Distribution of Third (last) Circular
  • October 8, 2017: Icebreaker of the meeting
  • October 13, 2017: Start of the post-conference field excursion
  • December 31, 2017: Deadline for submitting proceeding paper to Palaeoworld
Contact information
Any questions or suggestions related to the meeting and field trips should be directed to the e-mail box of the meeting:
or if necessary, to:Dr. FAN Junxuan (Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology):

Dr. ZHANG Yuandong (Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology):

For further and updated information of the Yichang meeting, please visit the website of the meeting: