Album One: Opening the Conference, August 29, 1997
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The Opening Reception
The Opening reception and keynote was held in the Margaret Greenham Theatre and featured a welcome by Bruce Damer and Sara Diamond and presentations by Paul Johnston of the Royal Tyrrell Museum, Desmond Collins of the Royal Ontario Museum and Randle Robertson of the Burgess Shale Foundation.
The trek up Tunnel Mountain was held to acclimatize attendees and featured a presentation by artist Teri Reub on the Way to the Burgess Shale.
Evolutionary art of Steven Rooke
Chris Winter, Ricardo Colasanti, Steve Grand
Conferees with Susan Kennard of the Banff Centre (left)
Paleontologists Bruce Runnegar and Stefan Bengtson
Roy Plotnick with Randle Robertson of the Burgess Shale Foundation
Keynote by Burgess Shale Paleontologist Desmond Collins
Tunnel Mountain Trek
Karl Sims arrives just in time!
At the top of Tunnel Mountain above Banff