Location and dates


The 11th IIW will be held in the MUJA (Museo del Jurásico de Asturias; Jurassic Museum of Asturias http://www.museojurasicoasturias.com), located in the village of Colunga (Asturias, N Spain), from 1 to 5th, July, 2011. Convenors will be Prof. Francisco J. Rodríguez-Tovar (University of Granada) and Dr. José Carlos García-Ramos (Scientific Director MUJA and University of Oviedo).

The Jurassic Museum of Asturias is located in a privileged area of the Asturian coast in a singular building in the shape of a three-toed dinosaur footprint which houses one of the most complete and didactic exhibitions on this kind of animals in Spain. In the Museum a permanent exhibition area has been designed as a walk along the natural history of our planet from before the Mesozoic until the present day in a chronological order so that, through its 2000 square meters, the visitor comes to a better understanding of the Mesozoic and of the life of the dinosaurs. Besides the Permanent Exhibition Area the building of the museum does also have other facilities to further implement the services and cultural offer of the museum; these areas include the Temporary Exhibitions Area, the Auditorium, Workshop/meeting-room and Rest Area. (including a small restaurant)

Conference and poster rooms with all the necessary technological support are available for more than one hundred of participants.

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