IQUA’s 2013 Autumn Symposium took place on Friday November 29 from 9.30am in the Geological Society of Ireland’s Lecture Theatre, Beggar’s Bush, Dublin 4. The symposium theme this year was “Dating the Quaternary” and featured a range of speakers from Ireland and the UK who covered the latest developments and challenges in Quaternary dating. The keynote speaker was Prof. James Scourse, who spoke on “Annually-resolved records of marine climate change from the longest-lived animals on earth”.

Other speakers included Dr. Graeme Swindles, Dr. Gill Plunkett, Prof. Colin Ballantyne, Beatrice Kelly, Dr. Evelyn Keaveney, Dr. Maarten Blaauw, Dr. Matt Telfer and Prof. Ron Pinhasi. See the conference poster and programme.

IQUA thanks Gill Scott of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, for her lead in organizing this year’s Autumn Symposium.