The scientific committee of the 1st Palaeontological Virtual Congress is composed by a broad group of researchers from different scientific institutions around the world, covering the main topics in palaeontological research.

  • Dr. Jordi Agustí, Institut Català de Paleoecologia Humana i Evolució Social (Tarragona, Spain)
  • Dr. Eli Amson, Department of Evolution and Geoprocesses, Museum für Naturkunde-Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity (Berlin, Germany)
  • Dr. Peter Andrews, Natural History Museum, Department of Earth Science (London, UK)
  • Dr. Pierre-Oliver Antoine, Institutdes Sciences de l’Évolutione Montpellier (ISEM), Université de Montpellier (Montpellier, France)
  • Dr. Salvador Bailon, Múseum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Sorbonne Universités (Paris, France)
  • Dr. Shawn Badenhorst, Evolutionary Studyies Institute, University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg,  South Africa)
  • Dr. Piotr Bajdek, Roman Kozłowski Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw, Poland)
  • Dr. Natasha Barbolini, Faculty of Science, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Dr. Milo Barham, School of Earth Planetary Sciences, Curtin University (Bentley, Australia)
  • Dr. Eduardo Barrón, Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Museo Geominero (Madrid, Spain)
  • Dr. Zain Belaústegui, Department of Stratigraphy, Paleontology and Marine Geosciences, University of Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Dr. Matteo Beldevere, Jean-Paul Billon-Bruyat’s LAb
  • Dr. Miriam Belmaker, Department of Anthropology, University of Tusla (Tusla, USA)
  • Dr. Michael Benton, School of Earth Science, University of Bristol (Bristol, UK)
  • Dr. Antoine D. Bercovici, Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institute (Washongton D.C., USA)
  • Dr. Adele Bertini, Dipartamento di la Scienze della Terra, University of Florence (Florence, Italy)
  • Dr. Herve Bocherens, Department of Geoscience, University of Tuebingen (Tuebingen, Germany)
  • Dr. Telm Bover-Arnal, Department of Geochemistry, Petrology and Geological Prospecting, Universitat de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Dr. Richard J. Butler, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham (Birmingham, UK)
  • Vicen Carrió, Department of  Natural Sciences, National Museums Scotlnad (Edinburgh, UK)
  • Dr. Anusuya Chinsamy-TuranDepartment of Biological Sciences, University of Capetown (Capetown, South Africa)
  • Dr. Isaac Casanovas-Vilar, Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Dr. Alberto Cobos Palaeontology and Territorial Development, Fundación Conjunto Paleontológico de Teruel-Dinópolis (Terual, Spain)
  • Dr. Alberto Collareta, Department of Earth Sciences, Università di Pisa (Pisa, Italy)
  • Dr. Hugo Corbí, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Universidad de Alicante (Alicante, Spain)
  • Dr. Vlad Codrea, Faculty of Biology and Geology, Babes-Bolyai University (Cluj-Napoca, Rumanía)
  • Dr. Darin A. Croft, Departent of Anatomy, Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, USA)
  • Dr. Anne-Laure Decombeix, Department of Botanique et modélisation de l’Architecture des Plantes et des végétations, French National Centre for Scientific Research (Paris, France)
  • Dr. Xavier DelclòsDepartment d’Estratigrafia, Paleontologia i Geosciències Marines, Universitat de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Dr. Massimo Delfino, Dipartamento di Science della Terra, Università degli Studi di Torino (Turin, Italy)
  • Dr. Ignacio Díaz Martínez, Reseacrh Institute of Paleobiology and Geology, Universidad Nacional de Río Negro (Viedma, Argentina)
  • Dr. Philip C. J. Donoghue, School of Earth Science, University of Bristol (Bristol, UK)
  • Dr. Jason A. Dunlop, Department of Evolution and Geoprocesses, Museum für Naturkunde – Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity (Berlin, Germany)
  • Dr. Fernando Erthal, Departamento de Paleontologia e Estratigrafia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brazil)
  • Dr. Varia Faria dos Santos, Departamento de Geología, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Dr. Richard A. Fariña, Faculty of Science, Universidad de la república de Uruguay (Montevideo, Uruguay)
  • Dr. Fernando J. Fernández, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Museo, Universidad de la Plata (La Plata, Argentina)
  • Dr. Javier Fernández-Lozano, Departamento de Ciencias de la Tierra y Física de la Materia Condensada, Universidad de Cantabria (Santander, Spain)
  • Dr. Yolanda Fernández Jalvo, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Departamento de Paleobiología (Madrid, Spain)
  • Dr. Andrew A. Farke, Augustyn Family Curator of Paleontology, Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology (Claremont, USA)
  • Dr. Lawrence J. Flynn, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University (Cambridge, USA)
  • Dr. Ana García-Vázquez, Instituto Universitario de Xeoloxía “Isidro Parga Pondal”, Universidade da Coruña (A Coruña, Spain)
  • Dr. Ángel Galobart,Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Grupo de Investigación del Mesozoico (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Dr. Georgios L. Georgalis, Department of Geoscience, Université de Fribourg (Fribourg, Switzerland)
  • Dr. Francisco Goin, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET), División de Paleontología de Vertebrados (La Plata, Argentina)
  • Dr. Pavel Gol’din, I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Kyiv, Ukraine) 
  • Dr. Aurora Grandal-D’Anglade, Instituto Universitario de Xeoloxía “Isidro Parga Pondal”, Universidade da Coruña (A Coruña, Spain)
  • Dr. Suzanne J. Hand, School of Biological, earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES), UNSW Sydney (Kensington, Australia)
  • Dr. Alex Hastings , Vertebrate Paleontology, Virginia Museum fo Natural History (Virginia, USA)
  • Dr. Maria Helena Henriques, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
  • Dr. Thomas Hegna, Department of Geology, Western Illinois University (MAcomb, USA)
  • Dr. Matus Hyžný, Department of Geology and Paleontology, Comenius University in Bratislava (Bratislava, Slovakia)
  • Dr. Christina Ifrim, Institute of Earth Sciences, Universität Heidelberg (Heidelberg, Germany)
  • Dr. Emilia Jarochowska, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Earlangen, Germany)
  • Dr. James I. Kirkland, Utah Geological Survey (Salt Lake City, USA)
  • Dr. Adiël A. Klompmaker, Department of Integrative Biology & Museum of Paleontology, University of California Berkeley (Berkeley, USA)
  • Dr. Christian Klug,  Institut für Paläontologie und Paläontologisches Museum, University of Zurich (Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Dr. Evelyn Kustatscher, Curator, Naturmuseum Südtriol (Bozen Italy)
  • Dr. Olivier Lambert, Department of Operational Directorate Earth and History of Life, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (Brussels, Belgium)
  • Dr. Daniel Lawver, Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University (Bozeman, USA)
  • Dr. Juan Manuel López García, Department of Paleontology, IPHES (Tarragona, Spain)
  • Dr. Paloma López Guerrero, Department of Goelogy and Palaeontology, Naturhistorisches Museum Wien (Vienna, Austria)
  • Dr. Julien Louys, Environmental Futures Research Institute, Griffith University (Brisbane, Australia)
  • Dr. Mark MacDougall, Museum für Naturkunde-Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity (Berlin, Germany)
  • Dr. Mark McMenamin, Department of Geology and Geography, Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, USA)
  • Dr. Olivier Maridet, Collections Management Center, JURASSICA Museum (Porrentrury, France)
  • Dr. Maria Dolores Marin-Monfort, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Departamento de Paleobiología (Madrid, Spain)
  • Dr. Maria Marino, Department of Earth and geo-environmental sciences, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro (Bari, Italy)
  • Dr. David Martill, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Portsmouth (Postmouth, UK)
  • Dr. Sarah Martin
  • Dr. Octávio Mateus, Departmento Ciências da Terra, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Monte de Caparica, Portugal)
  • Dr. Victoria McCoy, Steinmann Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Paleontology, University of Bonn (Bonn, Germany)
  • Dr. Raef Minwer-Barakat, Departamento de Estratigrafía y Paleontología, Universidad de Granada (Granada, Spain)
  • Dr. Pedro Mocho, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, The Dinosaur Institute (Los Angeles, USA)
  • Dr. Blanca Moncunill-Solé, Dipartimento di Scienze, Università Roma Tre (Roma Italy)
  • Dr. Jorge Morales, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Departamento de Paleobiología (Madrid, Spain)
  • Dr. Karen Moreno, Instituto de Ciencias de la Tierra, Universidad Austral de Chile (Valdivia, Chile)
  • Dr. Alison M. Murray, Curator Museum of Zoology and Laboratoty of Vertebrate Palaeontology, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada)
  • Dr. Duncan James Edward Murdock, Museum of Natural History, University of Oxford (Oxford, UK)
  • Dr. Jacqueline M.T. Nguyen, Australian Museum Research Institute (Sydney, Australia)
  • Dr. Thomas Neubauer Animal Ecology and Systematics, Justus-Liebig University Giessen (Giessen, Germany)
  • Dr. Adriana Oliver, Department of Geology and Palaentology, Naturhistorisches Museum Wien (Wien, Austria)
  • Dr. Cesare A. Papazzoni, Department of Chemical and Geological Science, Universià degli Studi di Modena e Regio (Modena, Italy)
  • Dr. Luca Pandolfi, Dipartimento di Scienze della Terra, University of Florence (Florence, Italy)
  • Dr. Pablo Peláez-Campomanes, Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Spanish National Research Council (Madrid, Spain)
  • Dr. Enrique Peñalver, Instituto Geológico y Minero de España, Museo Geominero (Valencia, Spain)
  • Dr. Xabier Pereda Suberbiola, Stratigraphy and Paleontology, Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea (Leioa, Spain)
  • Dr. Zelia Pereira, Unidade de Geologia e cartografia Geológica, Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia (Amadora, Portugal)
  • Dr. José Noel Pérez Asensio, Department of Earth and Ocean Dynamiscs, University of Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Dr. Adán Pérez García, Departamento de Física Matemática y de Fluidos, UNED (Madrid, Spain)
  • Dr. Vincent Perrichot, UMR CNRS 6118 – Géosciences Rennes, Université de Rennes 1 (Rennes, France)
  • Dr. Marta Pina, Department of Zoology, Kyoto University (Kyoto, Japan)
  • Dr. Michael Pittman, Department of Earth Sciences, The University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong, Hong, Kong)
  • Dr. Pablo Plasencia, Aymon Baud’s Lab
  • Dr. Mihai Emilian Popa, Department of Geology, University of Bucharest (Bucharest, Romania)
  • Dr. Jose María Postigo-Mijarra, Departamento de Silvopasciculture, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (madrid, Spain)
  • Dr. Jerome Prieto, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Munich, Germany)
  • Dr. Mark A. Purnell, Department of Geology, University of Leicester (Leicester, UK)
  • Dr. Bettina Reichenbacher, Department für Geo- und Umweltwissenschaften, Paläontologie & Geobiologie,Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (Munich, Germany)
  • Dr. Manuel Rigo, Department of Geoscience, University of Padova (Padova, Italy)
  • Dr. María Ríos, Museo Nacional del Ciencias Naturales (Madrid, Spain)
  • Dr. Robert M. Ross, Paleontological Research Institution, Museum of the Earth (New York, USA)
  • Dr. Valentina Rosina, Paleontological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russia)
  • Dr. Rafael Royo-Torres, Departamento de Paleontología, Fundación Conjunto Paleontológico de Teeruel-Dinópolis (Teruel, Spain)
  • Dr. Rodrigo B. Salvador, Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa (Wellington, New Zealand)
  • Dr. Oscar Sanisidro, Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas (Lawrence, USA)
  • Dr. Jorge Santiago-Blay, Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian Institute (Washington D.C., USA)
  • Dr. José Luis Sanz, Unidad de Paleontología, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Madrid, Spain)
  • Dr. Victor Sauqué, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Zaragoza (Zaragoza, Spain)
  • Dr. Suman Sarkar, Department of Marine Micropalaeontology, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany (Lucknow, India)
  • Dr. Paul A. Selden, Department of Geology, University of Kansas (Lawrence, USA)
  • Dr. Paloma Sevilla, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Departamento de Paleontología, (Madrid, Spain)
  • Dr. Gongle Shi, Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, CHinese Academy of Science (Beijing, China)
  • Dr. Mónika Solórzano Kraemer, Department of Palaeontology and Hystorical Geology, Senckenberg Research Institute (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
  • Dr. Amalia Spina, Deaprtment of Physics and Geology, università degli Studi di Perugia (Perugia, Italy)
  • Dr. César L. Schultz, Universidad Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brazil)
  • Dr. Pavel P. Skutschas, Faculty of Biology, Saint Petersburg State University (Saint Petersburg, Russia)
  • Dr. Andrés Solórzano, Departamento de Ciencias de la Tierra, University of Concepción (Concepción, Chile)
  • Dr. Jacek, SzwedoLaboratory of Evolutionary Entomology and Museum of Amber Inclusions; Department of Invertebrate Zoology and Parasitology, University of Gdansk (Gdansk, Poland)
  • Dr. Rajni Tewari, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences (Lucknow, India)
  • Dr. Timothy Topper, Department of Geology and Palaeobiology, Northwest University and Swedish Museum of Natural History.
  • Dr. Susan Turner, Queensland Museum, Department of Geoscience (Brisbane, Australia)
  • Dr. Lars van den Hoek Ostende, Nederlands Centrum voor Biodiversiteit Naturalis (Leiden, Netherlands)
  • Dr. Bernat Vila, Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Dr. Mathew J. Wedel, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and College of Podiatric Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences (Pompona, USA)
    • Dr. Wilma Wessels, Department of Earth Sciences, Utrecht University (Utrecht, Netherlands)
    • Dr. Chris Widga, Department of Geoscience, East Tennessee State University (Johnson City, USA)
    • Dr. Oliver WingsZentralmagazin Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen (ZNS) (Halle (Saale, Germany)
    • Dr. Holly Woodward Ballard, Anatomy and Vertebrate Paleontology Faculty, Oklahoma State University – Center for Health Sciences (Tusla, USA)
    • Dr. Dongxun Yuan, Chinese Academics of Science.
    • Dr. Martín Zamorano, CCT La Plata, national Scientific and Technical Research Council (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
    • Dr. Nikita Zelenkov, Cabinet of Paleornithology, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russia).