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AMMP is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization of persons interested in the field of paleontological collections care and methodology. This includes conservation, preparation, sampling, and collection of fossil animal remains. Members have the desire to maintain and further the profession through increased communication with peers, and encouraging others with the desire and capabilities to enter the profession. Members promote better understanding of the profession by the general public, those persons requiring such services, and increase the respect for the profession by maintaining and encouraging high standards of competence and ethics.

The 2020 Annual Meeting has been canceled

Given what is currently known about the possible trajectories of the Covid-19 virus, we believe that cancelling the annual meeting is the safest and most responsible choice, for the safety of our members and everyone else.

We are grateful for all of the work done by our annual meeting committee members, our hosting institution, and the enthusiasm of all who have registered and planned to attend. 

Our current host institution has graciously agreed to host the meeting in 2021! 

Thank you for your understanding as we all work through this challenging time. Please visit the  Annual Meeting pages for more details as they become available.

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2019 AMMP Board of Directors Election Results*

  • Vice President: Alan Zdinak
  • Treasurer: Shane Tucker
  • Member at Large 2: Mariana Di Giacomo

We wish our new Board members a good and productive term of office. Click here to learn more about our Association governance.

*Effective as of Friday April 19th 2019, 4:00pm CST

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Association for Materials and Methods in Paleontology

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