180 Breakthroughs in Paleontology: The Paleontological Society Centennial Symposium

Oral Session
Pardee Keynote Sessions
Monday, 6 October 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, General Assembly Theater Hall A

Jere H. Lipps and J. William Schopf
8:00 AM
The Earliest History of Life: Solution to Darwin's Dilemma
J. William Schopf, Univ of California
9:00 AM
9:40 AM
Human Origins and Evolution: From Ardi to Lucy to Us
Tim D. White, University of California at Berkeley
10:20 AM
Extraordinary Preservation of Plants and Fungi: Symbiosis and Beyond
Thomas N. Taylor, University of Kansas; Edith L. Taylor, University of Kansas; Michael Krings, Bayerische Staatssammlung für Paläontologie und Geologie
10:40 AM
Probing the Deep Sea Sediment Record: Open Ocean History and Biotic Evolution
James Kennett, University of California Santa Barbara
11:00 AM
Movers and Shakers in 20th Century American Paleontology
J. Thomas Dutro Jr, United States Geological Survey (retired)
11:20 AM
G.G. Simpson and the Neo-Darwinian Revolution
Léo F. Laporte, University of California at Santa Cruz
11:40 AM
Paleontology and the Public--The Last 100 Years
Jere H. Lipps, University of California