Dinosaurs, Expeditions and More

8:30–9:30 pm
Zoom Webinar

Organizer: UChicago Yuen Campus in Hong Kong


The University of Chicago paleontologist and National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence, Professor Paul Sereno, will join our Yuen Campus Executive Director and host, Mark Barnekow, to talk about his career as a paleontologist, his upcoming expedition to the Sahara Desert and his vision and existing plans to build two groundbreaking, zero-energy museums in Niger through NigerHeritage Foundation

Please join this fascinating talk with Professor Sereno to learn more about his 30 years of exploration, the 100 tons of fossils he has discovered, and all his upcoming plans for Africa.

August 18, 2022
9:30pm      Japan | South Korea
8:30pm      Hong Kong | Beijing | Singapore
6:00pm      Delhi
2:30pm      Paris
1:30pm       London | Niger
7:30am      Chicago


Paul Sereno
Professor, Department of Organismal Biology & Anatomy
The University of Chicago
*Listen to Professor Sereno talk about his career journey to becoming a paleontologist on The Course podcast (Episode 22)!


Mark Barnekow (MBA’88)
Executive Director
The University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong

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