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     In order to promote the academic exchange, development and innovation of palaeogeography and its relevant disciplines internationally, and to solicit high academic quality papers for Journal of Palaeogeography to become a world-leading journal in the near future, the 5th International Conference of Palaeogeography will be held in October 16-20, 2021 at Yangtze University, Wuhan, China.

· Conference themes 
       (1) Lithofacies palaeogeography and sedimentology
       (2) Biopalaeogeography
       (3) Tectonopalaeogeography
       (4) Palaeoclimatology and global climate changes
       (5) Event sedimentology
       (6) Deep-water sedimentology
       (7) Lacustrine sedimentology
       (8) Soft-sediment deformation structures
       (9) Dolomitization
       (10) Microbialites
       (11) Palaeogeography and energy minerals
       (12) New technologies and methods of palaeogeography research
       (13) Others




Date Details

October 15, 2021

Registration (A preparation meeting in the evening)

October 16—18, 2021

Oral and poster presentations

October 19—20, 2021

Post-conference field excursions


Call for Paper

Abstracts and papers 
The International Society of Palaeogeography cordially invites experts of palaeogeography and relevant disciplines to submit abstracts or papers.
    (1) Requirements of abstracts
Abstract should be submitted before April 1, 2021. Each abstract should include title, author’s name, author’s affiliation, abstract, keywords without figures or tables. For detailed information, please refer to the requirements in Journal of Palaeogeography.
    (2) Requirements of papers
In order to improve academic quality, all the applicants who prefer to give oral presentations about papers should submit them before July 1, 2021. Papers are written following the requirements of Journal of Palaeogeography. Chinese authors are required to submit Chinese abstracts simultaneously. 


Important Dates

(1) Deadline for the first circular receipt: February 28, 2021.
(2) Deadline for abstract submission: April 1, 2021. Chinese authors please submit both English and Chinese abstracts. If foreign authors can provide Chinese abstracts, please submit both. The conference will publish both Chinese and English abstracts.
(3) Deadline for paper submission: July 1, 2021.
(4) The second circular will be released in early July, 2021.
(5) The third circular will be released in October, 2021. 
(6) The conference guide and abstracts of the 5th International Conference of Palaeogeography (in English and Chinese) will be printed out before the conference

Invited Speakers




International Society of Palaeogeography Preparatory Committee
Editorial board of Journal of Palaeogeography
Lithofacies Palaeogeography Committee of the Chinese Society for Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry
Petroleum Geology Committee of the Chinese Petroleum Society
Stratigraphy and Paleontology Committee of the Geological Society of China Coalfield Geology Committee of the Geological Society of China
Yangtze University
China University of Petroleum (Beijing) 
Other Sponsors (to be determined)



Yangtze University
Other Organizers (to be determined)



China University of Petroleum (East China)
China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)
China University of Geosciences (Beijing)
China University of Mining and Technology
Nanjing University
Northwest University
Chengdu University of Technology
Southwest Petroleum University
Northeast Petroleum University
Xi’an Petroleum University
Hubei Petroleum Society
Other Co-organizers (to be determined)

Manage the conference

Registration Submit paper